Part 32: Love Or MoneyUpdate 32: Love Or Money
It is a joyous day here in Rune Factory, as the Wood Grind is finally complete.
Donnel is so excited hes going to go mine some more rocks, because Neumanns isnt open yet.
Truly a beloved past time.
This sheep kicked my ass while I was trying to mine this rock.
Thankfully, through use of some clever tactics, he was defeated by his own bad pathing.
It wasnt worth it.
So this is what Grazing Grass looks like on its second to last form, and its .uh...its a mess. I cant tell if Ive watered that at all, its a complete guessing game. It looks like the screenshot got halfway corrupted on upload, but no, thats in the game.
Still, that wont get me down today, its time to upgrade the house!
As the House Grind sinks into its grave, it slithers a single arm out of the ground and flips one more bird directly at you. Were gonna have to wait ten days for the house to actually get done.
Rune Factory, everyone.
I guess its at least realistic or something. Anyway, were still getting small items from the produce animals, they have to be at a pretty high FP level to start upgrading.
Also heres what happens if you try to, say, shove a ball of wool in the cheese machine. It just gets destroyed.
But I got curious.
Rock Cheese is a culinary invention Kardia is not yet prepared for.
Our funds are pretty desperately low, for the first time in ages.
So its back to this while I wait on the house. Still better than wood chopping.
I also went ahead and got the Hoe in for its final upgrade from Leo. Not that Im really using it, but eh, might as well.
Russells books today are all the Accessory books, which have these very creative titles. These will allow you to craft accessories once you have an upgraded house.
The last one is also INSANELY EXPENSIVE and I couldnt afford it. Next time.
While Im here, though, lets get the other useful spell Ive neglected this entire game. Teleport.
Its mercifully cheap, too.
Teleport lets you return home instantly from any location outside of a cave, as you can see by Donnel turning into a giant orb in the middle of the library.
I spent the rest of the day mining, and the ants actually sealed me again, so I get to finally use one of these Roundoffs. I bought these for the Mandragora fight. How time flies.
The next morning Donnel notices his wall is gone.
You can actually see the house being renovated, and thats pretty cool.
Im a big fan of that Mystery Tube.
Its still early in the morning, so now Im just bothering the townsfolk.
Hot Tip: Dont have Teleport equipped and accidentally mix up the X and A buttons. Its disheartening.
So, uh, take two
Donnel! Come on!
: Ever since she was a little lassie, Rosetta believed in that legend. If you happen across it, let me know, okay?
Rosetta is less helpful with the sidequest hints.
Shes way more into the assault, though.
Back in Toros, the Grazing Grass is...err...done? Kinda? I guess I must have accidentally run out of water at some point and didnt notice because wow, that texture.
So, heres the Feed count pre-grass.
Finally get to use the sickle. But swords work too, so...the sickle is pretty useless.
Post-grass. Each square of grazing grass chopped gives you 1 Feed in each hut you have. It does not regrow, and it takes several days of watering to produce a batch of nine. Each monster eats one feed per day.
You can probably see how incredibly not worth it this is.
Meanwhile heres a few minutes of mining, with which I can buy 200 Feed.
Mining is king of literally everything in this game.
Well, that was a night. Lets go bother Rosetta again.
I just want your sidequest, I already took a vote and were more into the Ghost, sorry.
There we go.
: The White what?
: The White Stone! Its a legendary stone. Ive been searching for it for years!
: What happens if you find it?
: What happens? Well...um...Thats none of your business! Hmph!
Also, yes, Grazing Grass does, apparently, produce Runes. Theres one on the other patch north of me as well. I do love Toros Cave now. The free runes.
The magic testing zone
The water ghosts
The white stones
Donnel, there are probably a lot of White Stones.
This is, in fact, the one we want, though.
Nice. This is Rosettas required item for proposal, and the way to fulfill her sidequest
Also I got a level up from beating on wizards. But back to the stone.
I think Rosetta can wait a few days. Theres something I want to check first.
On Holidays from noon to 1:00
(I already did Ivan, got a Small Kitchen and Fridge)
Lukas is at the pub. This conversation will only trigger there, because...Rune Factory.
: Sell it to me! Money is no object!
However, the 100K is a totally viable option.
Its time for a moral choice. Do we give Rosetta the rock shes been looking for over several years, fulfilling her longest wish for...uh...a White Stone? Or do we give it to this creepy poet but make mad bank off of it?
Im leaving it up to you, the thread, masters of rock-based romance. Note that since were not marrying Rosetta, this doesnt have any actual major consequences. If you want to marry Rosetta, dont sell it, because it locks you out of marrying her forever.
Please cast your votes as to the fate of this rock.