, what a legend you are. Any lessor entity would have succumbed by now, but you continue to power-on in your quest to bring us (and even improve!) the ultimate enthusiasts' hand-held ever created. I really hope you're getting more sleep these days.
When I read the tribulations you encounter, yet take in your stride, and the continued ramifications of an incompetent manufacturer, I think "you poor bastard", but, when I read about the unwavering dedication, the level of detail and care, and sense of responsibility you show towards resolving, and working-around, the challenges you face, for the sake of your backers/supporters/customers/beneficiaries, I know I can have absolute faith that when I place my order, I'll eventually get something amazing and wonderfully functional, and long-lived.
It sounds like you're continuing to invest more of your own income into development, despite costs spiraling up due to unfortunate world events. That is an amazing demonstration of dedication that I've never seen before (and expect no-one else would've either). It's the kind of thing I'd do, that's why it strikes me
. I'm honestly gob-smacked when I read posts from nay-sayers (all-though, I haven't seen many lately
I think Mrs Dragon also deserves great praise for, firstly, understanding the passion and commitment you have towards this project and standing by you during the hard times, and, secondly, now even helping in the production of this epic development. She's obviously a good soul!