The latest build adds two things. First, there's a new mob which doesn't attack you but only gives you limited gold. It currently only exists in the newbie area, but I'm considering having it spawn in the wilderness too. This should hopefully make it easier for new players, so they don't have to worry about learning to defend themselves right away.
Also, as suggested on the Comment Box, I've added links in the in-game menu to the Comment Box & Blog web pages: