Had to listen to another one of those "You're wasting your potential" lectures. Gosh. I know that if I wanted, I could earn more money. But nobody understands that the more money I earn, the more money I waste.
Prototyping some overworld abilities. Some of the characters you'll meet on your journey can use special overworld skills to travel around. This can be something like digging holes in the ground or getting hints towards your next objective.