There are lots of reasons a game update might be delayed. Maybe more time to polish features, or last-minute bugs. Plus, COVID-19 has made everything more complicated. Less frequent is a developer admitting the American healthcare system is the obstacle, because maybe it's embarrassing and less likely to be understood by fans. But that's precisely what's happened to Luck be a Landlord designer Dan DiIorio, whose roguelike deckbuilder about earning "rent money to defeat capitalism" has taken off in recent weeks.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3anmx8/game-developer-delays-patch-because-he-cant-get-his-prescription-medicine