Perhaps an unpopular opinion: TDM team might benefit from someone with actual QA experience; someone with naturally and professionally developed curiosity, who is interested in how and why things work, how they break At least to me it's kind of mind-boggling how untested some rather important features are (first the absence alert feature for items, now the rope +body carry behavior).
The Dark Mod is hosting an Ask Me Anything thread on the PC Gaming reddit forum: https://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/comments/10nfcwj/hello_we_are_the_international_development_team/
Feel free to join the discussion there
Bumped into an interesting piece of wisdom called Hyrum's Law:
With a sufficient number of users of an API, it does not matter what you promise in the contract: all observable behaviors of your system will be depended on by somebody.