Crowns: The Hardest Avalon Currency
CROWNS are a form of currency that can be used for 'real money' transactions in Avalon. Anything that can be purchased with real money (trinkets, procurement, micro purchases, Curiosity Shop services, subscription and special offers) can be purchased using Crowns. Crowns can be spent immediately, saved for later use or - most commonly - invested into a bank whereupon it will gain interest based on fluctuating exchange rates.
##Syntax: BUY < amount in US dollars > IN CROWNS
##Syntax: EXCHANGE < amount > GOLD FOR CROWNS
Crowns can be purchased using 'real world' money or by using gold coins. This can be done anywhere in Avalon. When making a real money purchase, the value of your dollar increases significantly the more Crowns you decide to buy as the rate of exchange improves for larger purchases. Gold coins operate on a fixed exchange rate of 10000 coins for a single Crown.
Displays the current rates of sale for CROWNS per U.S dollar. Crowns obtained increase significantly through bulk purchases and the typical rate is as follows:
- 8 USD buys 12 CROWNS @ 1.50 rate
- 25 USD buys 40 CROWNS @ 1.60 rate
- 50 USD buys 85 CROWNS @ 1.70 rate
- 100 USD buys 200 CROWNS @ 2.00 rate
- 200 USD buys 420 CROWNS @ 2.10 rate
- 400 USD buys 900 CROWNS @ 2.25 rate
- 800 USD buys 1880 CROWNS @ 2.35 rate
- 1500 USD buys 3750 CROWNS @ 2.50 rate
This command will show you two things. At the top you will see your total crowns purchased, and any gains you may have accrued thanks to wise investing. Then comes the amount of crowns you have out and ready to be spent.Beneath this you will see the current prices for crowns, as well as the unit price of dollars to crowns.
From this point, crowns in hand, you have three options. You can of course spend your crowns immediately, hold onto them for later, or invest them with an eye to increasing your haul as an insider trader.