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Playing the Market

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Looking to add a little randomness to the prices in your source book’s shopping list?
Want to tie the costs into the availability of the item?
Trying to work with both fantasy and science fiction settings?

Playing the Market may be just what you’re looking for.

With a simple one-roll mechanic you can model market fluctuations for cost and supply of items you want finer control over.

Works with any RPG that has a price-based equipment list. All you need is this book, your equipment list, and a handful of d10s.

Author: Quentin Hudspeth
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Randomize equipment costs and availability

What you get: High quality pdf optimized for viewing on 16×9 screen, print ready pdf with graphics removed, epub and mobi files. The flash preview shows the home print version; the full preview shows the screen version.


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Devon K. [Featured Reviewer]
June 9th, 2010
Playing the market is a handy little supplement. At 15 pages, it's a breeze to read. The text is well written and easy to understand. At first, the mechanic to determine availability and price of items seems very simple and not very special. But [...]
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June 09, 2010
This title was added to our catalog on June 09, 2010.