Rules

Enchanted Realms Rulebook

 
 Contents
 Introduction
 Overview
 How to Play
 Create a Character
   Qualities
   Race
   Skills
   Backstory
   Personality
   Summary
 Using Skills
   Karma
   Acquiring Skills
   Modifiers
   Saves
   Perception
   Group Feats
   Advantage and Disadvantage
   Raw Dice
   Summary
 Racial Skills
 Combat Skills
 Adventuring Skills
 Vocational Skills
 Magickery
 Divine Powers
   Invocations (A-C)
   Invocations (D-L)
   Invocations (M-R)
   Invocations (S-Z)
   Divine Skills
 Sorcery
   Axioms (A-C)
   Axioms (D-M)
   Axioms (N-Z)
 Armor
 Weapons
 Economy
   The Market
 Combat Detailed
   Rounds
   Initiative
   The Action
   Reactions
   Movemment
   Different Modes
   Terrain
   Knocked Down
   The Attack
   Raw Die Scores
   Critical Hits
   Physical Damage
   Sneak Attacks
   Touch-based Effects
   Defending
   At The Ready
   Grappling
   Pushing
   Shackling
   Flee Attack
   Impalement Maneuver
   Cover
   Blind Shot
   Weapon Negating
   Defense Rolls (Variant)
   Restrictions in Combat
 Adventuring
   Size Categories
   Brute Force
   Social Interactions
   Travel
   Mounts
   Recovery
   Short Rest
   Long Rest
   Death Saves
   Exhaustion
   Asphyxiation
   Dehydration
   Starvation
   Poisons
   Disease
   Falling
   Mind-Spirit Death
   Illusions
   Glamours
   Phantasms
   Shrouds
   Underwater
 Archetypes
 Game Master Details
   Labor Projects
   Metalworking
   Non-Metallic Crafting
   Chemistry and Alchemy
   Magic Items
 Appendix A - Character Sheet
Economy

The GM always has things for the party to spend the money on. As a rule, standard equipment should be assumed, unless the world environment dictates otherwise. A simple solution is to have the players pay a “maintenance” fee for keeping equipped. Lump in a food budget and just “invoice” them monthly. A good rule of thumb would be 1 bit per day for food, another 3 bits monthly for basic equipment. Then weapons have a maintenance cost, as do armor and pets. However, starting characters will have a monthly maintenance fee of around 40 to 50 bits. Personalities who are frugal versus spend-thrift, drinks heavily or is from money, then the GM might add an extra monthly charge for his or her habits.

For the successful adventurer, the silver bit is going to be the simplest monetary form to use. Again, there is no need to have the characters count pennies. Adventurers, who are playable, typically are not destitute characters – or at least not for long. The exchange rate is something to consider, but not too deeply. Everything in this manual is listed in silver bits. Of course, there are lesser coin types: copper and iron bits. However, if the players are having to concern themselves with how many coppers go into a gold piece, then it really needs to make sense to the story - or they probably are not being successful enough to maintain their lifestyles and just need to go into ordinary living.

Exchange Rate
 
1 Silver Bit1
1 Gold Piece201
1 Platinum Rod10051
1 Ruby3001531
1 Sapphire80040821
1 Emerald200010020621
1 Diamond50002505016621

At the upper end of the exchange table are silver, gold, platinum, and gems. In Enchanted Realms, the exchange is 20 silver bits trade for 1 gold piece. Then 1 gold piece trades for a single platinum rod. Platinum is only minted in rods about the size of a roll of quarters. It is meant to be a high-end monetary token without needing to carry a lot of coins. Further rubies, sapphires, emeralds and diamonds are standard denominations and exchange easily. A GM may want to add more financial or lapidary flavor, citing that not all gems are the same. But this is a game. There are more events of excitement than spending half the value on the bureaucracy of pricing gemstones. Shortcut things and set a standard, then say on average this is what they all work out to be; there’s the exchange rate. Also, when trading gems for other gems, assume fractions of an exchange will be lost and profit goes to the bank, merchant or lapidary.

While the exchange rate should just be kept simple, unless economy and trade-development are part of the theme of the campaign, collecting the spoils of war should not just be assumed to be top value as if buying new. Thus, the trade-in price is listed on most items. Additionally, the weapons and armors of most monsters will have virtually no value at the marketplace. That does not mean everything from monsters are worthless, but the GM should avoid the PCs becoming hoarders just to make a few bits. Shave a few bits from the monthly maintenance if they get picky, but the GM should keep the system of tracking money simple.

If things are normal items and not special, then the GM should factor upkeep into the maintenance; however, there will be times when restoring items or finding services will important and should be detailed out. The bartering skill is a fun way to role-play those exchanges if desired.

Lastly, when thinking of money, understand that a fantasy, adventurer world will have difference supply-and-demand pressures than our modern one. However, to get a feel for the economy, a guideline is to think about a silver bit equal to about $10 in 2020 America: a hotel room for $150 per night is a reasonable price; $1000 for a quality, properly-bred dog; a low-end weapon for home protection around $500.

The Market

Merchants are always around, pushing goods, having connection that others do not. People, not just heroes, will need to purchase things. Whatever the market looks like, whether trading secretly in homes and back alleys or openly in a square, transactions are going to happen.

A few things to consider, some merchants will have brought goods from across the seas, while others may have collected things from local farmers. To quote from the book Grain Into Gold: “Just to complicate your life as a game master, things in a marketplace will never really have a price on them. Haggling isn’t expected, it’s required."

However, as with much of the game economy, there is little reason (unless the players really like that role-playing) to worry about the actual pitching and bargaining. In the end, the prices work out to an average. Even though the out-of-game experience is browsing a price list, the in-game experience for the characters going to market might be an all-day endeavor just to buy a new scabbard.

Nonetheless, for ease of the game, below is a standard price list. That list, however, includes price differences when items are locally available versus having to be acquired in a faraway location. This might represent supply and demand, as that is how rare something is; no one else has access to it and it is that far, risky and expensive to acquire it. Or this might also represent the specialty of a product’s brand, such as when a master craftsman of functionally the same merchandise is in high popularity or demand. Why some of the more common items would ever be in short supply or highly popular will take a bit of story-telling, but the prices are listed nonetheless.

Usually a price paid will be from the local market; however, if special arrangements have to be made, the price will go up. Likewise, if one is able to buy from the source rather than from merchants, the markup will be removed. Also, if a region experiences a famine, this is a good guideline as to what will happen to food prices, as the supply will be short and if it can be procured it will be at the price as if coming from a distant city. Some might be permanent differences, such as whale oil prices on coastal cities versus landlocked cities.

Lastly, there is a “maintenance" column. As stated above about not tracking every transaction but instead use a monthly-maintenance cost for replacements and upkeep of the necessary equipment. That is what this column represents. Further, in this column there will be an occasional note to identify what is “standard equipment" which that three-silver-bit monthly cost covers. Should a PC want something a little nicer, then he or she will have to purchase it.

Animals

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketNearby CityDistant CityMaintenance
Chicken, BroilerGood5 ¢ 7 ¢1 5 ¢ 3
Dog, Attack, trainedGood65 100 200 375 5
Dog, Hunting, trainedGood35 55 110 200 4
GoatGood5 7 5 ¢ 15 30
HogGood15 23 45 90
Horse, DraftGood150 210 420 850 15
Horse, RidingGood100 150 300 600 12
Horse, WarGood250 375 750 1,500 30
Lamb, meatGood12 18 36 72
Lizard SteedGood110 160 320 700 1
MuleGood90 135 270 400 1
OspriderFine250 375 750 1,500 20
OxGood120 180 360 750 3
PonyGood75 105 200 375 1
RabbitGood1 2 4 8
SteerGood60 85 170 350 1

Goat: If a goat is slaughtered, it will produce roughly 40 pounds of meat, but butchering costs run around 8 bits.

Hog: If a hog is slaughtered, it will produce roughly 200 pounds of meat, but the expense for the butcher will be 20 bits or about 1 copper per pound.

Lamb: If a lamb is slaughtered, it will produce roughly 50 pounds of meat, but will costs around 10 bits to butcher.

Steer: At the cost of 80 bits for butchering, a steer will produce about 600 pounds of beef.

Apothecary

Most major cities will have an apothecary for medical supplies and potions; however, these businesses rely heavily on local resources. It is possible to get semi-common items from a nearby city, but if something is unavailable in the area, then it is rare for such things to be shipped from afar. Further, supplies on hand are not guarantied and may take some time to fill. There are many other potions and alchemical solutions available in the world. The ones listed here are known well enough to have a chance of being in a local store.

ItemQualityStoreNearby CityOn-HandDays to FillPotency
Acid Splash (1 use)Fine75 1502d6-32d4-53 months
Annointing Spirits (1 dose)High50 75 2d4-32d6-53 months
Belladonna (1 tablespoon)Common1 2 2d4-3d6-26 months
Bonfire Blend (1 use)Fine25 40 2d6-32d4-51 month
Chromis Slime (1 dose)High400 650 d8-76d103 months
Drakus Flower (1 dose)High400 650 d8-76d103 months
Dried Ephedra (1 dose)High150 250 d4-23d103 months
Emetic Sap (1 drachm)Fine3 ¢6 ¢3d10-5d6-21 month
Ent-Draught (1 oz)Fine25 40 d8-32d8-41 year
Ethyl Alcohol (1 pint)Fine1 2 2d6-4d12-51 year
Fennel Silk (1 dose)High150 250 d4-23d103 months
Frankincense (1 tablespoon)Common2 3 2d4-3d6-26 months
Healing Salve (1 dose)High100 175 1d4-32d6-56 months
Holy Water (1 dose)High50 75 1d4-32d6-53 months
Iocane Powder (1 tablespoon)Common8 16 2d4-3d6-26 months
Iodine solution (1 pint)Fine7 ¢1 5 ¢2d4-3d6-26 months
Invigoration Potion (1 dose)High50 75 2d4-32d6-53 months
Jaffray (1 tablespoon)Common4 7 2d4-3d6-26 months
Lady-Luck Fungus (1 tablespoon)Common5 10 2d4-3d6-26 months
Laishaberries (1 tablespoon)Fine12 25 1d4-22d6-56 months
Laumspur (1 tablespoon)Common4 7 2d4-3d6-26 months
Lekhan Oil (1 dose)High150 275 1d4-33d6-51 month
Lungwort (1 tablespoon)Fine10 20 1d4-22d6-56 months
Maiden’s Heart (1 tablespoon)Common4 7 2d4-3d6-26 months
Mana Cake (1 dose)High150 275 1d4-33d6-51 month
Mandrake Berry (1 dose)High75 125 d6-43d62 weeks
Maruera (1 tablespoon)Fine12 25 1d4-22d6-56 months
Moly (1 tablespoon)Common5 10 2d4-3d6-26 months
Olive Oil (1 gallon)Common1 2 6d10-9d6-26 months
Pattran (1 tablespoon)Common3 5 2d4-3d6-26 months
Poison, deathbane (1 dose)High125200 1d4-32d6-41 year
Poison, nightvine (1 dose)High100175 1d4-32d6-41 year
Quicksilver (1 oz)Fine2 3 d8-42d6-41 year
Red Mercury (1 oz)Fine30 50 d8-43d6-51 year
Rose Oil (1 pint)Common2 4 4d10-7d6-26 months
Smelling Salts (1 use)Fine25 30 d8-42d6-41 year
Subsistence Cube (1 use)High75 125 2d6-32d4-51 month
Sun Oil (1 use)Fine30 60 d8-42d6-43 months
Venus Flora (1 tablespoon)Common3 5 2d4-3d6-26 months
Wyrmtongue (1 dose)High1,000 2,000 d12-118d103 months
Ylang-ylang Oil (1 pint)Common2 4 4d10-7d6-26 months

On-Hand: This is a calculation to know how many are currently available. If the die-formula is zero or negative, it will take time to get more. Most likely, this will be priced as a nearby-city expense.

Days to Fill: When more are ordered than are locally available, then this is a formula to determine the number of days for the apothecary to acquire. If the time is zero or negative, then it is in a local storehouse but not immediately available in the store.

Potency: Potions and medicinal items will not last forever. This is a time that the ingredient or item is potent. After this time, it will expire and may not work.

Acid Splash: This is a glass globe filled with an acidic solution. It can be thrown at a target from up to 20 feet to inflict 1 point of corrosive damage to the body. To strike it must hit the opponent's AC or it can be smashed like a touch-attack; however, in the latter case it will also splash upon the wielder. The globe will remain potent for 3 months after its creation.

Anointing Spirits: This blessed concoction is designed to be are splashed on a target and allows the recipient to choose to be at advantage (or neutralize disadvantage) on any one roll for one instance of the recipient's choice within the next hour. Its viability is about one month.

Bonfire Blend: This mixture can be poured on a bundle of leaves and sticks, prepared for a campfire to start a small fire within 4d10 seconds. If it is poured or impacts something not combustible, it will ignite only 10% of the time. Therefore, it can technically be thrown to inflict a point of fire damage, but it must strike the target's AC and still will not take effect for the 4d10 seconds after impact - and then only 10% of the time. Thus, it is an ineffective weapon. The shelf life for this liquid is only one month.

Chromis Slime: An emulgent used by alchemists.

Drakus Flower: An emulgent used by alchemists.

Dried Ephedra: An emulgent used by alchemists.

Fennel Silk: An emulgent used by alchemists.

Healing Salve: This pasty mud is applied to wounds and instantly restores body points. The recipient rolls 2d20 as body saves against DC:8; for each successful save, one body point restored. However, it can only heal physical wounds, not those caused by poison or smite. The muddy substance only stays usable for about six months.

Holy Water: The blessed waters become a holy weapon against undead and some fiends. The vial is thrown and allows d20s to be rolled for successful striking with ranged fighting and hurling; however, only one point of smiting damage is all that is inflicted regardless of the number of dice rolled. The shelf-life of Holy Water is approximately a month.

Invigoration Potion: Similar to a healing salve, when drinking this holy mixture, the imbiber rolls a Spirit save against DC:8; if successful, then one point of Spirit is restored. This cannot be used cumulatively on the same target in the same day. The potion will become unusable after one month of its creation.

Lekhan Oil: When rubbing this oil on an object or creature, the sounds emanating from the subject are greatly dissipated. While not perfect silence, a person shouting would be at the volume of a whisper. If used in conjunction with a sneak attack or perhaps backstab, this would cause a -2 to the target’s Perception roll. Rubbing the oil requires an action during combat. The oil remains viable for about 2 months.

Mana Cake: This thin bread flake is placed on the tongue and absorbed into the system. It grants an extra spell point, lasting for 8 hours after its consumption. However, another cake cannot be consumed again before a long rest; if doing so, the cake is useless.

Mandrake Berry: An emulgent used by alchemists.

Poisons: Use of poison against members of society is illegal; however, as there are legitimate uses for ranchers and big game hunters, these can be found at times on the open market.

Smelling Salts: This mixture is created and dried out into a sealed package. When used on as unconscious creature (body score zero), it will instantly revive the being. This does not affect health, merely causes the recipient to awaken. Further, it will not work on a creature in the negative. Smelling salts have a nice longevity, lasting up to a year.

Subsistence Cube: This is a small sugar cube. When consumed, it allows recipient to go without food, water, and sleep for 48 hours. However, the body must safely recover from the subsistence effect before consuming another one. If a person consumes a second one within a week's span, the effect lasts for half the time, but immediately inflicts one degree of exhaustion. If taken yet again, the time continues to halve and exhaustion degrees increase. A full week per cube consumed must pass before the recursion stops and it the cube can be safely used again. That said, this is also known as a potion drug of abuse for recreation in social circles that can afford it.

Sun Oil: When poured on an object or person, the recipient will radiate bright light for 30 feet and another 10 feet of dim light beyond that. The brilliance lasts for ten hours. When applying the oil, if the employer does not have foul-play or another skill that allows poison-use, then there might be a spill beneath the application. To see, a body save (DC:6) is made. If failing, then beneath where it was applied will also glow for the next ten hours. Attempts to split this to two separate objects by "accidental spill" will result in an automatic spillage to the ground (or inert object) and the duration of the intended application will only last for four hours.

Wyrmtongue: An emulgent used by alchemists.

Armor

In the previous section were the standard leather and iron armors with listed armor class values. However, there are better forging materials and higher skilled creators who can offer better than standard wares. Anything superior will unlikely be in the market and will be arranged directly with the smith. It is also possible that no products of such high-quality are even available, but if they are, the list below gives an idea of the economy for such things.

ItemQualityACAt SmithLocal MarketTrade-InMaintenance
 Light
Padded ArmorGood1125 35 10 None
Leather ArmorGood1140 60 16 2
Heavy-PaddedGood12100 150 30 1
Studded LeatherGood12100 150 40 3
Iron-skin LeatherSuperior131,250 1,600 750 15
 Medium
Jack of PlatesCommon13n/a 30 None4
Chain ShirtFine13300 400 135 6
Chain Shirt, SteelSuperior142,500 3,000 400 8
Ring MailFine14180 250 80 6
Ring Mail, SteelSuperior153,000 3,600 600 10
BreastplateFine14500 700 225 5
Breastplate, SteelFine153,200 4,000 800 12
 Heavy
Chain MailFine16500 750 225 5
Chain Mail, SteelSuperior173,500 4,200 1000 15
Splint MailFine17750 1,000 400 10
Splint Mail, SteelSuperior184,000 4,800 1,200 20
Plate MailFine181,000 1,400 600 12
Plate Mail, SteelSuperior195,000 6,000 1,600 25
 Shield
ShieldFine+2100 130 30 3
Shield, StonewoodSuperior+3600 1000 450 0
Shield, OrichalcumExtraordinary+36,500 7,500 2,500 15

Arms & Weapons

ItemQualityAt SmithLocal MarketTrade-InMaintenanceNote
AxeFine50 75 25 2  
Axe, SilveredEnhanced200 250 100 4  silver
Axe, SteelSuperior500 750 150 2  +1 to hit
Bastard SwordFine150 200 75 6  
Bastard Sword, SilveredEnhanced300 375 150 8  silver
Bastard Sword, SteelSuperior1,500 2,000 500 8  +1 to hit
CrossbowFine125 175 75 8  
 Bolts (12)Fine6 10 None None  
 Bolts, Silvered (12)Enhanced100 120 None None  silver
 Bolts, Steel (12)Superior600 720 None None  +1 to hit
DaggerFine20 30 10 1  
Dagger, SilveredEnhanced200 250 100 3  silver
Dagger, SteelSuperior500 650 150 3  +1 to hit
FlailFine60 80 35 3  
Flail, SilveredEnhanced210 275 120 5  silver
Flail, SteelSuperior1,000 1,400 300 5  +1 to hit
GarroteSuperior25 n/an/aNone 
GlaiveFine90 125 45 4  
Glaive, SilveredEnhanced240 315 120 6  silver
Glaive, SteelSuperior750 1,000 250 6  +1 to hit
Great AxeFine150 200 75 6  
Great Axe, SilveredEnhanced300 375 150 8  silver
Great Axe, SteelSuperior1,500 2,000 500 8  +1 to hit
HalberdFine120 175 55 6  
Halberd, SilveredEnhanced250 325 120 7  silver
Halberd, SteelSuperior800 1,200 275 7  +1 to hit
HammerFine50 65 10 1  
Hammer, SilveredEnhanced200 250 100 4  silver
Hammer, SteelSuperior500 700 200 4  +1 to hit
Hand CrossbowFine150 200 75 8  
Long BowFine100 125 50 6  
 Arrows (12)Fine4 6 None None  
 Arrows, Silvered (12)Enhanced100 120 None None  silver
 Arrows, Steel (12)Superior400 600 None None  +1 to hit
LongswordFine75 100 40 3  
Longsword, SilveredEnhanced225 300 125 8  silver
Longsword, SteelSuperior900 1,000 350 8  +1 to hit
Longsword, MeteoreExtraordinary16,000 20,000 10,000 20  +2 to hit magic
MaceFine30 45 15 1  
Mace, SilveredEnhanced200 250 100 3  silver
Mace, SteelSuperior500 700 200 3  +1 to hit
NetCommonn/a15 None None  
RanseurFine40 60 15 3  
Ranseur, SilveredEnhanced220 275 100 5  silver
Ranseur, SteelSuperior700 900 180 5  +1 to hit
SaiFine30 60 101 
Sai, SilveredEnhanced200 260 100 3 silver
Sai, SteelSuperior525 700150 3  +1 to hit
Shuriken (1)Fine5 10 None None  
Shuriken, Silvered (1)Enhanced100 150 50 2  silver
Shuriken, Steel (1)Superior200 300 75 2  +1 to hit
SlingFinen/a8 None None  
SpearFine25 35 10 1  
Spear, SilveredEnhanced200 250 100 3  silver
Spear, SteelSuperior600 750 150 3  +1 to hit
Strength BowSuperior1,000 1,500 500 10  
TridentFine90 125 401 
Trident, SilveredEnhanced250 350 120 5 silver
Trident, SteelSuperior1,000 1,200300 6  +1 to hit
War MaulFine90 125 45 4  
War Maul, SilveredEnhanced240 300 120 6  silver
War Maul, SteelSuperior1,500 2,000 500 8  +1 to hit
War Maul, MeteoreExtraordinary20,000 25,000 12,000 25  +2 to hit magic
Whip, LeatherFinen/a 10 NoneNone  

Clothing

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketNearby CityDistant CityMaintenance
Belt, leather iron buckleCommon1 1 5 ¢ 3 6 With Standard
Boots, leatherCommon10 15 30 60 With Standard
Boots, Dress, leatherFine45 60 120 250 5 ¢
Breeches, linenGood12 18 35 70
Breeches, silkFine90 135 270 540 1
Breeches, thick cottonFine18 27 50 100
Breeches, thin cottonFine15 23 45 90
Breeches, woolFine13 20 40 80
Button, ivoryFine6 9 18 36
Button, woodCommon3 ¢5 ¢1 1 5 ¢
Cape, linenGood30 45 90 150
Cape, thick cottonFine45 65 135 150
Cape, thin cottonFine38 55 110 200
Cloak, heavy woolFine40 60 120 220
Cloak, woolGood32 48 95 180
Coat, beaver furFine90 135 270 540 5 ¢
Coat, leatherGood45 60 120 240 5 ¢
Coat, leatherFine50 75 150 300 5 ¢
Coat, fox furFine150 225 450 900 1
Coat, lynx furFind180 270 550 1000 2
Coat, rabbit furGood55 75 150 300 5 ¢
Collar, leatherGood8 ¢1 2 ¢2 5 ¢4 5 ¢
Dress, linenCommon15 23 40 80
Dress, linenGood18 27 50 100
Dress, Fancy, linenFine90 135 270 540 1
Dress, Fancy, silkFine150 225 450 900 2
Dress, thick cottonFine28 42 80 160
Dress, thin cottonFine22 32 65 130
Dress, woolGood20 30 60 120
Gloves, leatherCommon7 11 20 35
Gloves, woolCommon5 7 5 ¢15 28 With Standard
Handkerchief, linen per sq-inchGood6 ¢9 ¢1 6 ¢4
Handkerchief, linen per sq-inchFine9 ¢1 5 ¢3 6
Hat, beaver furFine9 15 30 60
Hat, rabbit furGood6 9 18 35
Hat, Fancy, beaver furFine18 30 60 125
Hat, woolCommon4 6 10 20
Jacket, leatherFine90 135 260 525
Jacket, linenGood38 55 110 200
Jacket, silkFine125 190 375 750 1
Jacket, thick cottonFine70 110 200 350 5 ¢
Jacket, thin cottonFine50 75 150 300 5 ¢
Jacket, woolGood32 48 95 180
Mittens, woolCommon2 3 6 10
Sandals, leatherCommon4 6 10 20
Scarf, silkFine18 30 60 120
Scarf, woolCommon5 5 ¢7 3 ¢ 14 25 With Standard
Shirt, linenGood15 23 45 90
Shirt, silkFine100 150 300 600 1
Shirt, Gamboissed, thick cottonFine18 27 55 110
Shirt, thin cottonGood15 22 40 75
Shirt, woolCommon10 15 28 55 With Standard
Shirt, Gamboissed, woolGood13 20 30 60
Shoes, leatherGood7 11 20 40
Shoes, Dress, leatherFine30 45 90 180

Crime

While not exactly things to purchase, there are fines for certain crimes. Below is an average expense if convicted.

CrimeFine Jail Time
Assault, Minor250 or6 months
Assault, Major1,000 and3 years
Disturbing the Peace50  
Drunk and Disorderly25 and1 day (Drunk Tank)
Murder  Death
Theft, Armed/Mugging2,500 or5 years
Theft, By Confidence500  
Theft, Petty (under 50 bits)250 or6 months
Theft, Grand500 and2 years
Vandalism, Minor100 or3 months
Vandalism, Major2,000 and1 year

Assault: This is an attack upon a reasonably defenseless person. Challenged and accepted duels are not considered legal assault.

Food

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketNearby CityDistant CityMaintenance
Ale (1 gal)Good8 ¢1 1 ¢2 1 ¢3 9 ¢
Almonds (1 lb)Good5 ¢8 ¢1 5 ¢2 8 ¢
Applejack (1 pint)Good2 3 6 12
Apples (1 bushel)Common3 6 ¢4 4 ¢8 6 ¢15
Apples (1 lb)Common¾ ¢1 ¢2 ¢4 ¢
Beef (1 lb)Good5 ¢7 ¢1 3 ¢2 6 ¢
Beef, Corned (1 lb)Good1 2 ¢1 6 ¢3 1 ¢6
Beef, Salted (1 lb)Good2 3 6 12
Beef, Sausage (1 lb)Good5 ¢7 ¢1 3 ¢2 6 ¢
Beer (1 gal)Good1 4 ¢2 1 ¢4 1 ¢8
Beets, Pickled (1 lb)Good2 3 6 12
Bread, Rye (8 oz)Common4 ¢5 ¢1 2
Bread, Wheat (8 oz)Good5 ¢6 ¢1 1 ¢2 2 ¢
Butter, Salted (1 lb)Good1 2 ¢1 8 ¢3 5 ¢7
Caviar (1 oz)Good5 8 15 30
Cheese (1 lb)Good1 2 ¢1 5 ¢2 8 ¢5 3 ¢
Chevon (1 lb)Good4 ¢7 ¢1 3 ¢2 6 ¢
Chicken (1 lb)Common2 ¢3 ¢6 ¢1
Cider, Hard (1 gal)Good3 2 ¢4 2 ¢8 5 ¢17
Cider, Sweet (1 gal)Good2 2 6 ¢5 9
Clams, In Shell (8 lbs)Good4 ¢6 ¢1 2 ¢2 4 ¢
Clams, In Shell (1 lb)Good½ ¢1 ¢2 ¢4 ¢
Cockles (dozen)Good4 ¢7 ¢1 5 ¢3
Cloves (1 lb)Good5 7 5 ¢15 30
Corn Meal (1 lb)Common2 ¢6 ¢1 2 ¢2 4 ¢
Corn, Feed (1 bushel)Common4 2 ¢5 2 ¢10 3 ¢20
Corn, Feed (1 lb)Common¾ ¢1 ¢2 ¢4 ¢
Crab LegsGood3 ¢5 ¢7 ¢1 3 ¢
Duck (1 lb)Good3 ¢5 ¢7 ¢1 3 ¢
Eggs, Chicken (1 dozen)Common6 ¢8 ¢1 4 ¢Spoiled
Eel, Fresh (1 lb)Good3 ¢5 ¢9 ¢Spoiled
Figs, Dried (1 lb)Common8 ¢1 2 4
Fish, Fresh (5 lbs)Good1 1 3 ¢2 8 ¢Spoiled
Fish, Fresh (1 lb)Good2 ¢3 ¢7 ¢Spoiled
Fish, Salted (1 lb)Good8 ¢1 1 ¢2 4
Flour, Rye (1 lb)Common3 ¢4 ¢8 ¢1 5 ¢
Flour, Wheat (1 lb)Common5 ¢6 ¢1 1 ¢2 1 ¢
Ginger (1 lb)Good1 5 ¢2 3 ¢4 5 ¢9
Grain, Barley (10 lbs)Good2 7 ¢3 4 ¢6 7 ¢14
Grain, Wheat (1 lb)Common3 ¢4 ¢7 ¢1 5 ¢
Grapes (1 bushel)Good7 2 ¢9 5 ¢19 40
Grapes (1 lb)Good2 ¢3 ¢4 ¢9 ¢
Ham, Sugar Cured (12 lbs)Good12 5 ¢18 9 ¢37 5 ¢75
Hay (1 ton)Common25 30 60 Spoiled
Honey (8 oz)Good1 1 5 ¢3 6
LobsterGood5 ¢8 ¢1 2
Milk, In-Season (1 gal)Common¾ ¢1 ¢2 ¢Spoiled
Milk, Out-of-Season (1 gal)Good3 ¢4 ¢8 ¢Spoiled
Molasses, black strap (1 gal)Good6 9 18 36
Molasses, sweet (1 gal)Good4 6 12 24
Mustard, seed (1 lb)Good5 ¢8 ¢1 5 ¢3
Mutton (1 lb)Good4 ¢6 ¢1 2 ¢2 5 ¢
Oatmeal (1 lb)Common3 ¢4 ¢8 ¢1 5 ¢
Olive Oil (1 gal)Good7 10 3 ¢21 40
Olives, Pickled (1 lb)Good6 9 16 32
Pepper, black (1 lb)Good6 9 18 36
Pickles, Malt Vinegar (1 lb)Good2 3 6 12
Pickles, Wine Vinegar (1 lb)Good5 8 1 530
Pork (1 lb)Common2½ ¢3 6 13
Port, Salted (1 lb)Common1 1 3 ¢2 5 ¢5
Raisins (1 lb)Good7 ¢1 2 4
Ration, Dairy Cow (1 day, 18 lbs)Hay2½ ¢3 ¢5 ¢1
Ration, Horse (1 day, 20 lbs)Oats2 5 10
Ration, Ox (1 day, 36 lbs)Hay4 ¢6 ¢1 1 ¢2
Ration, Sow (1 day, 6 lbs)Corn4 ¢6 ¢1 1 ¢2
Ration, Warhorse (1 day, 25 lbs)Oats and Hay3 5 10 20
Rations, Military Person (1 day)Hardtack, Pork2 1 ¢3 1 ¢7 13
Rum (1 gal)Common15 22 45 90
Rum (1 gal)Fine24 36 75 150
Salt, Rock (1 lb)Good3 ¢4 ¢7 ¢1 3 ¢
Salt, Rock, refined (1 lb)Good5 ¢8 ¢1 5 ¢3
Salt, Sea, raw (1 lb)Good2 ¢3 ¢6 ¢1 2 ¢
Salt, Sea, refined (1 lb)Good4½ ¢7 ¢1 4 ¢2 8 ¢
Salt, Spring, raw (1 lb)Good5 ¢8 ¢1 5 ¢3
Shrimp, Whole, raw (1 lb)Good4 ¢7 ¢1 5 ¢3
Strawberry jam (1 lb)Common1½ ¢2 ¢4 ¢8 ¢
Sugar (1 lb)Good1 1 5 ¢3 6
Sugar, refined (1 lb)Good1 5 ¢2 3 ¢4 5 ¢9
Turkey (1 lb)Good2½ ¢4 ¢8 ¢1 5 ¢
Venison (1 lb)Good3 ¢5 ¢1 2
Venison, Dried (1 lb)Good6 ¢9 ¢2 4
Venison, Smoked (1 lb)Good6 ¢9 ¢2 4
Vinegar, Cider (1 gal) Good3 5 ¢5 2 ¢10 5 ¢21
Vinegar, Malt (1 gal)Common9 ¢1 3 ¢2 6 ¢5
Vinegar, Wine (1 gal)Good5 7 5 ¢15 30
Wine (1 gal)Good5 4 ¢7 1 ¢14 3 ¢30
Wine (1 gal)Fine9 15 30 60

Furnishings

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketNearby CityDistant CityMaintenance
Bed, Queen-SizedGood60 70 180 350
Blanket, WoolGood5 7 14 28 With Standard
Bookshelf (7ft x 3ft x 1ft)Good70 105 210 420
Caldron, Iron (2 gal)Good34 51 101 200
Caldron, Iron (4 gal)Good55 82 164 325
Hour glass, clear Fine15 22 5 ¢45 90
Desk, Writing, mahoganyFine225 340 680 1360
Dice, lead (pair)Good5 ¢8 ¢1 5 ¢3
Hunting Horn, brassGood30 45 90 180
Hunting Horn, ram’s hornGood25 38 75 150
Ink, Black (1 oz)Good1 1 5 ¢3 6
Lamp, Oil, brassGood5 7 515 30
Lock, Standard, ironGood6 9 18 35
Lock, Advanced, steelGood15 22 5 ¢45 90
Mirror, polished brass (3in-diam)Good1 2 ¢1 8 ¢3 6 ¢7 2 ¢
Mirror, silvered (4in-diam, handle)Fine25 37 5 ¢75 150
Pillow, linen, goose-downGood4 6 12 25
Razor, Straight, steelGood3 3 ¢5 10 20
Rug, bearskinGood50 75 150 300
Table, wood (15in x 40in, 18in tall)Good50 75 150 300
Table, Dining, oak (8ft x 3ft)Good115 172 345
Table, Pedestal, wood (1ft-diam)Good14 21 42 84
Tent, 1-Person, canvasGood20 30 60 120 2 ¢
Wardrobe (8ft x 3ft x 2ft)Fine90 135 275 550

Magic

The items listed here are by no means considered to be in stock or available. However, these are items that might be found in a local market and the price of what one might expect to pay to acquire such pieces.

ItemQualityLocal Market
Belt of VigorHigh4,000
Blindfold of EtherealnessHigh2,500
Boots of FreedomHigh5,000
Cheater’s CoinHigh8,000
Grapple of ClimbingHigh1,500
Ink PinHigh12,500
Mirror of LightHigh3,000
Shield from HateHigh+2,000 over item
Valet FigurineHigh1,000
Webbed Gloves of DewHigh4,000
Zombie KeyHigh1,500

Belt of Vigor: A mystic belt, when worn, permits its possessor to roll any body feat save with advantage.
 
Blindfold of Etherealness: When worn, one can strike non-corporeal creatures as if they had physical form; the downside is that the wearer cannot see.
 
Boots of Freedom: These bestow immunity from claustrophobia to the wearer. Further, they allow free movement, meaning the wearer cannot be affected by spells such as windstorm or immobilize.
 
Cheater’s Coin: This token will give whatever result the owner wishes. Although it is usually a coin, some forms come in the shape of dice.
 
Grapple of Climbing: This hook grants +4 to roll against any Climbing Difficulty.
 
Ink Pin: This item looks very much like a standard quill with the exception that it has a needle at the end of it. When piercing any single instrument of writing: a scroll, a book, etc., the quill will steal and hold all the words from it. This can later be transferred to another blank page or book. This will work against both magical and non-magical writings. To transfer a magical writing, the time of transference is equivalent to the duration of the original work. For non-magical works, one hour per page is required to reconstruct it. Either way, the transference requires the hand of the one who stole the writing.
 
Mirror of Light: This covered mirror comes with a small chain attached. When swung overhead as an action the mirror absorbs ambient light, resulting in a 20 sphere of darkness, lasting 30 seconds, which slowly becomes equalized by the ambient light over following next 30 seconds. Later, the mirror can be uncovered to allow the light back out again. It can hold up to 1 minute (or 6 rounds) of light. Further, special properties of light are preserved, such as moonlight can induce lycanthropy.
 
Shield from Hate: This is a quality of enchantment added to peculiar shield or armor, forged from orichalcum or more valuable metal. This enchantment provides a special protection from a particular type of creature; sometimes it is orcs; other times it is undead; and in some cases, it protects from very specific types such as female minotaur born in the Black Badlands. Whatever the specific, when it attacks the enchantment causes grants +1 to the AC against this type.
 
Valet Figurine: A small totem which can cast a valet cantrip spell once per hour.
 
Webbed Gloves of Dew: The wearer of these gloves ring can treat air as if it had the consistency of water. The effected can “fly” by swimming through the air; however, under the effects air is too thick to breath. Even water-breathing spells will not overcome this; thus, asphyxiation rules apply when worn too long. Further, other water penalties apply for combat while these are worn.
 
Zombie Key: This mystical item can unlock any mechanical lock, but it cannot be removed until the mechanism is returned to its original state and relocked.

Musical

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketNearby CityDistant CityMaintenance
BagpipesGood28 42 84 168 2 ¢
Drum, wood and skin (10in-diam)Good18 27 54 108 1 ¢
Flute, brassGood32 48 96 192 3 ¢
HarpsichordFine90 135 270 600 1
LuteFine60 90 180 360 6 ¢
Lyre, wood (8-string)Fine45 70 135 270 5 ¢
Pan Flute, woodenGood16 24 48 96
Pipe OrganFine160 225 450 900 1 5 ¢
Trumpet, brassGood40 60 120 250 4 ¢
ViolaFine45 65 130 275 5 ¢

Real Estate

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketMoney Down50-yr MonthMaintenance
Bungalow, 300 sq-ftCommon2400 2640 500 24 9
Casita, 500 sq-ftGood4200 4620 1200 56 10
Cottage, 1000 sq-ftGood9000 9900 3000 100 12
Townhome, 1500 sq-ftFine14,000 15,400 4500 175 15
Villa, 2000 sq-ftFine19,200 21,120 8000 225 18
Chateau, 2500 sq-ftFine25,000 27,500 12,000 250 24
Mansion, 3000 sq-ftFine30,000 33,000 15,000 300 30
Manor, 5000 sq-ftFine55,000 60,500 30,000 500 60
Land, Farming (1 acre)Good300 330 n/an/a
Land, Estate (1 acre)Fine500 550 n/an/a
Rental, Bungalow 300 sq-ftCommon20 30 n/an/a
Rental, Casita, 500 sq-ftGood30 45 n/an/a
Rental, Cottage, 1000 sq-ftGood60 75 n/an/a
Rental, Townhome, 1500 sq-ftFine90 120 n/an/a
Boarding Room (1 month)Common35 n/an/an/a 2-occ
Boarding Room Private (1 month)Good60 n/an/an/a Single occ

Purchasing property is a difficult thing. Interest rates are around 2% monthly with a third to half collateral for loans. Even then, mortgages rarely run under 50 years. Even when someone is willing to buy an entire lot or home in cash, the seller will typically add a 5-year mortgage for the final 10% to ensure it is being used for the purpose stated in the contract. More than one legal battle has ensured over breach of contract, not because of failure of payment, but failure of declared intent, whereby damages often reach close to the amount paid to date, sometimes more.

While there are no real estate agents per se, it is not uncommon to have a pitchman or bank representative for the owner, as owners are often away and unable to manage the sale. Further, one quick note on the sale of a manor: if purchasing one, a minimum of 5 acres will be included.

Also, concerning boarding rooms. There are basically two forms. The first is a double occupancy where each pay around 35 bits per month. The other is a single room, which obviously costs more. Traveling priests, when no temple is available, and other types often use boarding when having business in a location for a few weeks or even perhaps a few years. However, this is a considered short-term rental agreement. Most other agreements are for long-term or life rental of a homestead.

Services

ItemAt SourceLocal MarketShortageStrike
Anti-Venom (incantation)250 n/an/an/a
Banquet (per person)10 12 24 48
Burial, Ceremony10 n/an/an/a
Burial, Headstone15 n/a50 n/a
Burial, Unmarked Grave2 n/an/an/a
Cartage, Land (per barrel per day)2 3 6 12
Court Lawyer (per day)5 n/an/an/a
Fortune-Telling, (1 reading)2 3 6 12
Carriage Service (per mile) 5 ¢7 ¢2 4
Discern Language (per page)25 n/a60 120
Exorcism1,000 n/an/an/a
Free Curse500 n/an/an/a
Gentle Repose (per corpse)100n/an/an/a
Legal Contract6 n/an/an/a
Legal Deed8 n/an/an/a
Lodging, Common (each)1 1 5 ¢4 8
Lodging, Double Occupancy (each)2 8 ¢4 2 ¢9 18
Lodging, Quad Occupancy (each)2 2 ¢3 3 ¢7 14
Lodging, Religious Hostel (single)2 3 6 12
Magical Detection (per item)100 n/a250 500
Marriage, Ceremony (Simple)20 n/an/an/a
Messenger (per mile)1 ¢ 2 ¢3 ¢6 ¢
Necrosayance (per question)100 n/an/an/a
Remove Disease (incantation)300 n/an/an/a
Scribe (per hour)2 3 6 12
Sculpt Incantation (per 10 cu ft)100 n/an/an/a
Shipping, Sea (per barrel per day)1 5 ¢2 3 ¢5 10
Shoeing, Horse (4 shoes)18 30 60 120
Stabling, with feed (per day)8 ¢1 2 4
Street Prostituten/a5 20 50
Translator (per day)2 4 10 20
Travel, By Coach (per day)10 15 30 60
Travel, By Ship (per day)12 18 36 75
Treat Body (per casting)50 n/an/an/a
Valet (per day)7 ¢1 2 4

Services should rarely be acquired outside the local market, unless managed under special circumstances controlled by the GM. Perhaps one of the player’s characters is a fortune-teller. However, churches and lawyers would likely be treated as “at source”.

Moreover, it simply makes no sense to go to another city to get services for a different location. However, there may be a worker shortage, which would force up the price. It is also possible there could be a great fear to perform the service from a perceived curse or perhaps some sort of organized strike where those performing the service might be endangered by threat of reputation or even physical harm.

Further, the difference between purchasing through the local market and hiring someone directly is exactly that description. Quite often, if a resident of the area, payments will be directly to the source. However, if a visitor to another city, using an agent to plan for services is not uncommon.

Lodging: Various businesses and taverns offer lodging to travelers. Many will have a common room where every sleeps. Typically, there is not a bed for anyone bur rather various furnishings and floor space. To acquire a private room, a double occupancy or four-person room can be provided; however, these are less common and not all inns will have them. If not paying for all occupancy slots, there is a high probability, the inn will lodge a stranger to fill the extra bed and collect funds.

Religious Hostel: These are private rooms offered by churches and temples. These have limited availability and are typically offered to those of the faith first. Often a traveling priest or monk will be staying in an area for a few weeks but will require privacy. This can be found at the hostel of his or her faith. Occasionally, a mission will require months of extended stay. In these cases, the expense might be offset by bartering some simple services in exchange. This would usually include acting as a desk agent for part of the time or perhaps cleaning and cooking at the church.

Shoeing, Horse: When shoeing a horse, it permits the beast of burden to carry an additional 100 pounds of burden. However, there are also small risks of damaging the beast. These are explained under the farrier skill.

Storage

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketNearby CityDistant CityMaintenance
Backpack, leather (1¼ cu feet)Good10 15 30 60 With Standard
Backpack, leather (3½ cu feet)Good15 24 45 90
Backpack, oiled leather (1¼ cu feet)Fine12 18 35 70
Backpack, suede (2¾ cu feet)Fine16 28 55 110
Bag, buckskin (1½ cu feet)Good6 5 ¢9 7 ¢19 38
Bag, hemp canvas (1½ cu feet)Common5 7 5 ¢15 30
Barrel, cedar (15 gal)Good10 15 28 50
Barrel, oak (15 gal)Good10 15 28 50
Barrel, pine (15 gal)Common9 13 26 45
Barrel, oak (20 gal)Good11 17 30 55
Barrel, oak (40 gal)Good15 23 45 60
Basket, ash-wicker (½ cu foot)Good4 6 10 5 ¢18 4 ¢
Basket, bamboo-plaited (1 cu foot)Good10 15 26 46
Basket, oak-plaited (1¼ cu foot)Good7 10 5 ¢18 4 ¢32
Basket, straw-plaited (200 in3)Common2 3 4 8 ¢8 3 ¢
Basket, willow-wicker (¼ cu foot)Common5 7 5 ¢13 23
Basket, wool-coiled (3 quarts dry)Good10 15 26 46
Basket, wool-coiled (6 gal. dry)Good30 45 80 135
Bottle, clear glass, quartFine8 ¢1 5 ¢3 6
Bottle, green glass, quartGood4 ¢6 ¢1 2 ¢2 4 ¢ With Standard
Canteen, wood cork-stopper (quart)Good2 3 6 12
Cart, Mule, wooden 1-axelCommon30 45 90 180 3 ¢
Cart, Mule, wooden, 2-axelsGood40 60 120 240 4 ¢
Cart. Push, wooden, 1-axelCommon25 38 75 150 2 ¢
Coin purse, canvasCommon3 ¢5 ¢1 2 With Standard
Coin purse, suedeGood4 ¢6 ¢1 2 ¢1 4 ¢
Coin purse, felt-coveredFine1 1 5 ¢3 6
Jug, stoneware (1 gal)Good4 6 12 24
Pot, earthenware (1 gal)Common1 3 ¢1 9 ¢3 4 ¢5 8 ¢
Pot, porcelain (1 gal)Fine3 5 ¢6 1 ¢11 20
Pot, stoneware (1 gal)Good2 4 ¢3 6 ¢6 5 ¢11 7 ¢
Quiver, leatherGood2 5 ¢3 8 ¢7 5 ¢15
Saddlebags, leather (6 gal dry)Good10 15 30 60
Scabbard, Longsword, leatherGood5 7 8 ¢15 30
Sheathe, Dagger, leatherGood2 3 6 12
Wagon, Cargo, wooden, canvasGood500 750 1500 3000 5
Waterskin (1 gal)Common4 6 10 18 With Standard

Substance

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketNearby CityDistant CityMaintenance
Adamantine, Ore (1 lb)Ore5,000
250 gold
n/an/an/a
Algidum (1 lb)Ore4,000
200 gold
n/an/an/a
Ambergris (1 oz)Good45 65 125 250
Amethyst (1 carat)Fine25 40 60 80
Beeswax (5 lb)Good1 5 ¢2 5 ¢4 6
Brass (1 lb)Alloyn/a25 n/an/a
Brick (9in x 5in x 3 in)Good½ ¢¾ ¢1½ ¢3 ¢
Bronze (1 lb)Alloyn/a20 n/an/a
Buckskin (1 sq yard)Good4 6 12 24
Coal, Heating (1 ton)Common15 23 38 60
Coal, Smithing (500 lbs)Good7 11 18 30
Copper, Ore (1 lb)Ore30 50 n/an/a
Down, Goose (1 lb)Common1 1 5 ¢3 5
Electrum (1 lb)Ore400 500 n/an/a
Firewood (cord)Common10 12 3 ¢22 33
Firewood (per day)Common1½ ¢2 ¢5 ¢9 ¢
Fleece (1 lb)Common2 2 4 ¢5 10
Gold, Ore (1 lb)Ore1,800
90 gold
2000
100 gold
n/an/a
Hide, Cow (1 sq yard)Common¾ 1 2 4
Hide, Lamb (1 sq yard)Common1 2 ¢1 8 ¢3 6 ¢7 2 ¢
Hide, Horse (1 sq yard)Good4 6 12 24
Iron, Ore (1 lb)Ore5 n/an/an/a
Ivory, Elephant (1 pound)Good90 150 300 600
Lambskin (1 sq yard)Good7 11 21 42
Lead, Ore (1 lb)Ore3 n/an/an/a
Leather, Cow (1 sq yard)Good4 8 ¢6 6 ¢13 26
Leather, Cow (full hide)Good20 26 6 ¢54 110
Lumber (200 board ft)Good15 23 45 90
Meteore, Ore (1 lb)Ore800
40 gold
n/an/an/a
Mythril, Ore (1 lb)Ore4,500
225 gold
n/an/an/a
Oil, hemp seed (1 gal)Good30 45 90 180
Oil, linseed (1 gal)Good24 36 72 144
Oil, whale (1 gal)Good1 2 4 8
Oil, whale (1 gal)Fine2 3 6 12
Papyrus (1 ft x 1 ft)Good6 ¢9 ¢1 8 ¢3 6 ¢
Parchment, lambskin (1 ft x 1 ft)Good1 1 5 ¢3 6
Pearl, BaroqueGood22 33 66 140
Pearl, Button (6mm)Fine190 285 570 1,140
Pearl, Round (6mm)Fine500 750 n/an/a
Pearlash (1 lb)Good4 6 12 24
Pelt, BeaverGood4 5 ¢6 12 24
Pelt, FoxGood5 7 5 ¢15 30
Pelt, MinkGood8 ¢1 2 4
Phosphorus, Powder (1 oz) Good2 3 6 12
Pelt, RabbitGood5 ¢6 ¢1 2 ¢2 5 ¢
Pigskin (1 sq yard)Good3 4 8 16
Platinum, OreOre320 400 n/an/a
Quicksilver (1 oz)Fine1 3 ¢2 4 8
Rope, Cotton (50 ft)150lb-Rating13 20 40 80 With Standard
Rope, Hemp (50 ft)250lb-Rating24 36 72 144
Rope, Hemp Double-Thick (50 ft)900lb-Rating70 105 210 420
Rope, Silk (50 ft)500lb-Rating30 45 90 180
Rope Ladder, Cotton (20 ft)225lb-Rating21 31 62 124  
Rope Ladder, Hemp (20 ft)375lb-Rating32 48 96 192  
Rope Ladder, Silk (20 ft)750lb-Rating40 60 120 240  
Seed, Tobacco (oz per 4 acres)Good60 90 180 360
Silver, Ore (1 lb)Ore300
15 gold
400
20 gold
n/an/a
Soap, Hard (1 lb)Good8 ¢1 2 ¢2 5 ¢5
Steel, Alloy (1 lb)Alloyn/a20 n/an/a
Tin, Ore (1 lb)Ore10 n/an/an/a
Tobacco, ChewingCommon1 1 5 ¢3 5
Tobacco, SmokingGood1 3 ¢1 9 ¢4 8
Zinc, Ore (1 lb)Ore15 n/an/an/a

Adamantine: The sparse pitch-black ore is very heavy and offers amazing protection in armors. Some consider this a metal while others a stone. The truth is it is a little of each. Adamantine can only be smelted with special tools and skills. Further, one cannot use standard forging methods to work with this particular substance, as it also grows in a crystalline structure which has to be controlled properly during any forging using cold metallurgy. This obsidian-colored mineral in found deep in the earth, often close to volcanic sources. When raw adamantine is mined, usually only small deposits are found.

Algidum: This is a very peculiar metal that cannot be forged in fire, but rather requires the rare skill of cold-metallurgy to fashion.

Brass: Adding zinc to the smelting process of copper will produce brass. This alloy is used in decorative finishing, locking mechanisms, even the mechanics of crossbows. There have been applications for brass in plumbing and plating for musical instruments. In agriculture, brass has been used for gears and bearings in some of the more sophisticated engineering.

Bronze: This is an alloy, but not naturally occurring. It is created by the melting copper and tin together. It is highly resistant to corrosion, especially that of water and sea salt. Further, bronze may offer a shielding to psionic and other mental attacks. It is not mined by manufactured.

Copper: This metal has several purposes. It can be mixed with zinc to create brass. It can also be combined with tin to produce bronze. One of the most common uses for copper is to press it into coins. By weight, 500 coins equal one pound of copper.

Gold: While silver may set the currency standard, gold is probably the most recognized of all the previous metals. Gold coins are the heaviest of all coins, due to both their size and density. Stacking 100 gold coins on a scale will equate to one pound. It is sold from mines 3.5 million bits per ton or around 1800 per pound. The exchange rate is 1 gold coin equals 20 silver bits equals 200 coppers. However, by weight one pound of gold equals about 5 pounds of silver equals nearly 40 pounds of copper.

Electrum: This naturally occurring greenish metal is not uncommon to find; however, it exists in less abundance than platinum. In Enchanted Realms, it should not be confused with the real-world alloy of gold and silver. It is rare and thus occasionally people have used it as a coin because it tends to smelt well with other metals.

Iron: This is the core metal of most weapon-making. However, iron offers much more than the art of war. Many tools, such as sickles and ploys are made from iron, which allow for growing food in tougher soils. Further, picks and drills make use of iron, permitted salts and other minerals to be extracted from the earth in ways not possible with bronze or stone. Combined with charcoal and quenched by various cooling techniques, iron can be forged into a steel alloy. Mined in bulk, iron sells for around 10,000 bits per ton.

Lead: This soft and heavy metal is sometimes used in armors and shields, but it is the least effective of the metals for this purpose. However, lead has a fairly low melting point, making it a wonderful ore to use a welding joints. Its value is a little less than iron, fetching 6000 bits per ton. Also, remember that plumbum is denser than iron. A cubic inch of lead will weigh just under half a pound, but a cubic inch of iron only 4 ounces.

Meteore: A very rare metal with limited uses. Primarily weapons and armors are its chief purpose, which still makes it a rather coveted ore to have. It is a natural alloy arriving in chunks of metal fallen from the skies, which may be why it has been called by other names, such as Thunder-Metal and Sky-Ore. Of course, not every meteorite contains the special ore. In fact, only around 1 in 20 that do reach the ground consist of this special metal. The average rock contains between 3 and 30 pounds; however, major craters of several tons have been discovered. Its rarity both increases and decreases its value, as there really is not enough to establish a solid trade commodity. Combined with its limited use, a generally agreed value has been placed around 800 silver bits per pound.

Mythril: This is a quite unusual ore, in all sorts of environments – sometimes when a geological formation of ore would not seem to make sense. Mythril deposits have been discovered in other mines, but also in swamps and arctic terrains. Its properties make it very durable, but also very light. In fact, a cubic foot of mythril weight around 150 pounds, compared to about 500 pounds of iron occupying the same volume. As such, it often requires less material; however, it will take up around three times the physical space by weight. The current exchange for this ore is 4500 bits per pound.

Platinum: A platinum rod weighs one-fourth of a pound. This means that by weight, platinum is not much more valuble than silver. This fact confuses a lot of people considering how the exchange rate works. Perhaps money-crafters of the past made a mistake by offering the rod of platinum. However, the mining price of platinum is set about 320 silver bits per pound.

Silver: This is the metal used as the standard for currency exchange. When minted into coins, they are flat discs with a hole in the center. A silver bit’s outer circumference is close to that of a US Dime. However, due to its missing center, it requires around 400 bits to make a pound of silver.

Tin: As a light metal, tin is an excellent addition to other metals to create alloy variants in the smelting process.

Zinc: A less-often-considered metal in the fantasy world, but a very important one for many of the productions of the world. It is also a quiet profit-maker, as it is sold for more than iron and can rival copper from time to time is some markets. Zinc is priced at 30,000 silver bits per ton.

As final note on substances, there are several not listed here which have additional properties and a hyper-normal nature. Among these are duskwood, orichalcum, scarletite, stonewood, and others. Further details about these materials can be found in the Game Master section.

Tools

ItemQualityAt SourceLocal MarketNearby CityDistant CityMaintenance
AbacusFine6 9 18 36
Auger Drill, manualGood15 23 45 90
Book, Parchment, leather (24-pg)Good30 45 90 180
Cage, Rabbit TrapGood16 24 48 96
Calligraphy PensFine8 12 24 48
Chisel, wood and ironGood2 3 6 12
Fishing Pole, with lineGood1 2 ¢1 8 ¢3 5 ¢7
Grappling Hook, ironGood14 21 42 84
Grappling Hook, steelFine16 24 48 96
Hoe, wood and ironCommon6 9 18 36
Jewelers ToolsFine30 45 90 180
Lawn Mower, manualFine60 90 180 360 1
Lock Picks, steelFine18 30 60 120
Magnifying glass (3in-diam)Fine12 18 36 72
Pick, Mining, steelGood20 30 60 120
Pitchfork, ironCommon7 10 20 40
Plow, Iron/WoodGood38 57 115 225
Plow, SteelFine60 90 180 360 1
Quill (qty 3)Good¾ ¢1 ¢2 ¢4 ¢
Scale, Balance, bronze, 3in-disksFine30 45 90 180
Scissors, ironGood6 9 18 36
Shears, ironGood7 11 22 44
Shears, steelFine9 15 30 60
Shovel, wood and ironGood10 15 30 60
Sickle, ironGood9 13 26 52
Signet Ring, brassFine10 15 30 60
Spyglass, brassFine22 35 70 140
Torch, wood tallowCommon2 ¢3 ¢5 ¢1 With Standard
Torch, wood waxGood4 ¢6 ¢1 2
WhetstoneGood8 ¢1 2 4

Lawnmower: This is a simple mechanical device, taking advantage of brass bearings, engineering and other advancements in machinery to spin rotating blades as a person pushes it from behind. It will effectively cut a clear path in grass and other flora.

Plows: In both iron and steel varieties, the plow is hooked up to horses or oxen, used to cut furrows in the soil. The steel ploy will work terrains that are rougher and have more difficult soil.