Two high-priced courtesans, a fine meal, a jug of ale, and a tattoo; the best ten gold pieces you ever spent!"
Markets and Merchandise contains anything and everything that your party of adventuring characters might ever want to buy. From adventuring gear and magical potions to manors and keeps, this book has it all. Luxury items, exotic mounts, fabulous art objects, your players will never run out of things to spend that hard earned gold on. Price ranges vary so the item listing will be useful for high level characters as well as a 1st level party that is just starting out. This work is the ultimate guide to shopping in a fantasy setting. Purchasing items is quick and easy so players won’t have to spend hours digging through price lists or converting prices.
All of the day to day items that populate your fantasy world can be found here. This book contains everything you need to create realistic economic systems in your fantasy world. Currency and barter are discussed, as well as places to buy things new treasure parcels. Use this book to decide what sort of goods and services are available in a given area, give a unique flair to your next treasure, or spice up that next urban encounter. Financial transactions and monetary rewards can be handled in all sorts of ways; this book will give you plenty of ideas for spicing up situations where your characters have to deal with wealth, which is often.
The marketplace or trading post is an essential ingredient to any fantasy setting and this book helps you bring that setting to life with hundreds of different items and dozens of services. Use the things found in this book to define the flavor of a setting by filling in important details and providing a meaningful backdrop for your NPCs.
Markets and Merchandise provides prices and descriptions for the following goods and services:
Weapons, Armor, and Gear
Horses and Mounts
Livestock and Animals
Crops and Wild Plants
Jewelry and Artwork
Monsters and Rare Animals
Eateries and Restaurants
Food and Drink
Lodging per Night
Temple Services and Religious Artifacts
Medical Services and Apothecary
Potions and Alchemical Items
This book is compatible with the 4th Edition of the world’s most popular role playing game.