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City Guide: Coffer of Coins

City Guide: Coffer of Coins

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Written by: Joseph Carriker, Michael John Cugley, Daniel Farley, Patrick Lawinger, Neal Levin, Darren Pearce
Page Count: 58 pages
Cover Art: Kallen
Illustrated by: Gillian Pearce

One of the dangers of having PCs go into a town for rest an relaxation is that the majority of the time you have no idea what should be there. Many PCs of course just want to go to the latest and greatest tavern for a barfight. But there are those out there that want to go shopping. Those are the ones that will ask the dreaded phrase "Whats on the shelves?"

Does the rattle of gems in the jar get your ears perking; does the clink of coins in the coffer make you start to gleam in the eye? Do you like gold, jewels of all kinds? Do you like to trade and are you fair or foul in your dealings with others? This book is for all those who are mercantile at heart, the third in the City Guide series brings you a look at the wheelers and the dealers of the many cities, those who can make or break a Kingdom with the weight of their fiscal power. Merchants and Shopkeepers, Bankers, Tellers and those who're just plain greedy are rife in this book, are you interested in their secrets?

Includes:

  • 13 Locations
  • Over 20 NPCs
  • dozens of new items

    Locations:

  • Andora's Quality Inlays
  • Beads and Prayers
  • Circle of Stones
  • Coppersmith/Affordable Notions
  • Uriel's Usuries
  • Karapan Ringsmith
  • Jeweled Goblets/Overflowing Cheer
  • Metalsmithing Guild
  • Kearik Stonetear's Gems
  • Strongaxe Silversmithery
  • Smith of Rare Metals
  • Sargasso' Rings Emporium
  • Crecmair's Fine Pewterware

     












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    December 20th, 2009
    Coffer of Coins reminds me of the excellent Citybook series put out years ago by Buffalo Games. It details 13 shops that would credibly populate a district of jewelers, lapidaries and metalworkers in a large city with sufficient notes on merchandise and [...]
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    April 24th, 2005
    I liked this one alot. Somethimes it is difficult to come up with a city from scratch, 500 times. Ideas are always useful, especially when they are fleshed out well. LIKED: Very good use of ideas. DISLIKED: A little difficult t [...]
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    June 14th, 2004
    Excellent - there should be more products like this! I've used 80% of the material just fleshing out one merchant district of one city. [...]
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    March 29th, 2004
    A nice supplement for city builders or GMs who need a detailed view of mercantile trades in their setting. I missed some information on tax system, but this may be too much, unless the PCs start a business on their own. [...]
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    March 7th, 2004
    A must-have if you're running a city campaign! This book really helped bring Greyhawk City to life. [...]
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    58
    Edition
    1.0
    Publisher Stock #
    DQG1003
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    File Last Updated:
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