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Old December 20, 2010, 15:22   #13
Join Date: Aug 2009
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Originally Posted by ewert View Post
Dudes ...

Remove the whole stupid "infinite variance" part, first off. Second, try these values for a base to start tweaking from. Has worked okay for me for the "pre-endgamelevels". When you start clearing pits of dragons for breakfast, because you are "going up to sell all the time" comparitively speaking, you start to amass lots of gold, but early/midgame it has worked for me (and fizzix I think, yes?)
If I remember correctly, early game drops were too high. This was most evident in the town where I was getting 100 gold drops from aimless merchants. After dlevel 10 or so, ewert's formula works well.
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