my $weapons_ref = {
dagger => { cost => 8, damage => 4, armor => 0 },
shortsword => { cost => 10, damage => 5, armor => 0 },
warhammer => { cost => 25, damage => 6, armor => 0 },
longsword => { cost => 40, damage => 7, armor => 0 },
greataxe => { cost => 74, damage => 8, armor => 0 },
};