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Old July 20, 2018, 17:36   #13
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Originally Posted by Pete Mack View Post
The trouble with layaway is it guarantees delivery of some critical items that don' t cost too much:
Wand of TO
Potion of Constitution
Rod of detection

Variance (aka the RNG god) is the spice of life in Angband, and this reduces it in a very predictable manner.
It only guarantees it if you see these items in the store in the relatively narrow band where you can't afford them but can afford the layaway fees. You're still dependent on the store to actually generate the item you want.

But yes, layaway would make the "shopping game" moderately more powerful, so to speak.
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