Hello! Eurogamer's typewriter correspondent here. I'm just about over Hanks' appearance on Desert Island Discs now, so I have two new items to discuss.

The first is this Twitter thread, sent to me by Nathan Ditum in the dead of night. He is mysterious like that. The thread's lovely and you should read it. Short version: man visits typewriter museum in Spain and loses it. You will lose it too! Typewriters for printing music! Typewriters with wooden space bars! Typewriters that type the Moon System of Embossed Reading! (Bit of a Brighton connection to that one.) I hope Hanx gets to visit.

At the same time, here's Keyboard Sports, a lovely indie that urges you to put aside your controllers, your mice, your VR headsets - like you bought one anyway, right? - and return to the good old QWERTY. So rich! So filled with untapped potential for tapping away.

It is a beautiful, clever, playful thing, this game: you move around on the keypad to avoid obstacles, navigate collapsing pathways, and even shoot people with arrows. I won't spoil anymore, other than to mention that I defeated one stage with a weaponised glissando which ranks high amongst the very best moments of my life.

The preview that I've just played is available in next week's Humble Monthly. Here is the trailer.

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