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Old 12-10-2012, 01:25 PM   #5
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Ronkonkoma, NY
Default Re: Gear rich, money poor

Originally Posted by Dinadon View Post
The answer is a higher level Wealth. Wealth and money are different things.
Wealth and money are indeed different things, which is exactly why higher Wealth is not the answer. Wealth is your social ability to accumulate buying power. Han Solo or Mal Reynolds aren't Wealthy at all; they just own old ships that serve the same dramatic function and economic niche as cargo trucks. You don't want Mal to be able to get higher-paying jobs; you want him to be Poor and having trouble getting a good job, but still have his own ship.
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