I'd assume using the method on p.204, unless you mean something else?
That would have to be it, wouldn’t it?
But somehow I feel the system on p.204 primarily assumes case-related purchases, not so much private ones. If I walk past an ad that shows me a product I realise I want, it usually also tells me where to get it. Why go through a Connection roll?
Sure, I can rationalise the necessity of a Connection roll once … maybe twice … perhaps even three times. But after that, it really
starts wearing thin.
But I don’t actually expect Tomas to provide an answer at this time — the question really falls a bit outside the purview of the game as presented before us right now.
The answer should come when Ligan publishes modules that expand the scope of gameplay beyond Bladerunners and Case Files — including the life of Bladerunners outside of Investigation.
I just want to highlight that here is an element that addresses those expanded aspects of gameplay, and hence doesn’t really fit comfortably within the frame presented by the base game, so that this might get properly addressed in those future expansions.