GURPS Traveller: Far Trader is a Steve Jackson Games product. It is a source book designed for GURPS Traveller. GURPS Far Trader – Download as PDF File .pdf) or read online. Gurps Far Trader. GURPS Traveller should be looked at similarly. The first book is useless “Far Trader,” is the best treatment of trade I have ever seen in an RPG. Real economic .

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Off the top of my head, I’m reminded of the mechanic used in GURPS Mass Combat where the level of risk you choose increased the chance that you have something good happen. Hi Fred, I suspect the “X-Boat” analogy doesn’t quite fit either. Experts in the field of speculative trading: Lists with This Book. These guys routinely get the better of the speculative trade market and make a VERY good living at it.

GURPS Traveller: Far Trader

Also, we should frankly assume that the Empire would have a monopoly on negotiating trade agreements incl import tariffs and other terms on behalf of its member worlds with non-Empire jurisdictions the Vargr or the Zhodani, etc. Originally Tfader by Ronnke. Zed added it Feb 06, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Kelly marked it as to-read Oct 19, So, by taking greater risk, the chance for something good to happen is increased, as is the chance something bad will happen.

The first times Ugrps have watched Firefly I knew what I was watching. Gene rated trwder really liked it Sep 06, An excellent resource for modelling interstellar trade for any RPG. Eugene Nomura rated it really liked it Feb 13, Such worlds would likely become quickly saturated if a merchant buys too much of any one given “type” of product and dumps it in that world’s market. Find More Posts by hal.


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As you would expect from Steve Jackson Games, this sourcebook is packed full of great info and thought-provoking ideas. Expand your campaign with 15 new character templates.

On the flip side? This individual has been involved enough to know that there are white balloons aka “the prize” out there, and knows how difficult it can be to find such a prize. Which shows how “realistic” it was.

Detailed essays on finance and trade in the Imperium, an incredibly detailed – almost realistic – economic and trade system, and much more besides.

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Apparently the author doesn’t understand the function of a currency and exchange mechanism. Originally Posted by Ronnke I’m not sure everything should be tied to the Merchant trxder otherwise it’s possible you can trade without risk. Gufps was watching Far Trader. Where I’d like for this to go, is where the player characters or NPC’s can’t really make excessive incomes from their skills and speculative trade unless the circumstances involve some HEAVY risk taking.

Skill 7 to Although I really can’t see why the author should persist in mote mercantilist discussions on trade imbalances, especially as he has already assumed that all transactions are made in the uniform Credits currency anyway.


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He’s got to pay crew salaries a two man crew as well as ship fuel and starport fees etc. Eliyahu marked it as to-read Oct 31, Ben Aaronovitch rated it it was amazing Sep 13, I like your idea that speculators should be able to choose the amount of risk they’re willing to expose themselves to. As a consequence, the baseline I’m looking at is along the lines of: Benjamin Terry added it Jul 23, Boy, was I surprised when I opened the covers of “Far Trader” and started to read.

Tariffs don’t finance anything; they protect the local industry from imports, as imports reduce the taxation of local produce. Accordingly, I don’t believe the Traveller Imperium could ever have its own consumer traded “money”. One person found this helpful. Elfbiter rated it ttader it Dec 25, Knows enough to be dangerous to themselves: It’s highly likely, however, that there would be an Imperial Bond a “Special Drawing Right”, for those familiar with Hague-Visby rules in international maritime trade.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? One set of rules permits the universe as written, but subsequent rules obliterate it entirely.