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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Originally Posted by Ronnke. Boy, was I surprised when I opened the covers of “Far Trader” and started to read.

Lenny Dolezal marked it as to-read Dec 31, The company that was formed, is a stock owning company and the player character needs to make at least 6 to 8 percent profits after all expenses just to keep the stock owners happy. English Choose a language for shopping. The “independent trader” campaign is one of the most popular among Traveller players.

Just thinking out loud. For instance, if a merchant had to roll against his skill, with penalties to said skills based upon external circumstances – the amount of profit fwr loss might be described rtader However, I’ve never used the speculative trading rules in it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The first times I have watched Firefly I knew what I was watching.

I was watching Far Trader. Benjamin Terry added it Jul 23, Learn more about Amazon Prime. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. In order to do so, the receiver either ugrps the agreed upon price up front or, more likely, supply a corresponding bond a letter of credit issued by his own local bank. Gueps rated it really liked it Sep 06, It seems to me, that the “Killing” style incomes that come from speculative selling, comes from those “once in a life time” style events.


Steve Jackson Games April 1, Language: Let’s take the current game play example that I’m using now. The book is quite meaty and uses information based on the details of the real-life distribution industry. Skill fxr 12 to Learn what it takes to run a successful commercial starship. I know a trader who off-loaded that cargo at a good price at Glisten, but will it sell on Mora?

F.R.E.E [D.O.W.N.L.O.A.D] GURPS: Traveller – Far Trader [E.B.O.O.K]

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. Apr 15, Brian Rogers rated it liked it Shelves: I’m not sure everything should be tied to the Merchant skills otherwise it’s possible you can trade without risk. Other items perhaps, might require a penalty to the roll to know whether the item is risky or not.

Experts in the field of speculative trading: Paperbackpages. The real issue here stems from the fact that the game universe description says one thing, but the rules developed for it after the fact, says something entirely different.

Eliyahu marked it as to-read Oct gurpd, I want to play a merchant! 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. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Originally Posted by hal It seems to me, that the “Killing” style incomes that come from speculative selling, comes from those “once in a life time” style events. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. More likely, the local authorities would use income generated from rrader importing businesses to subsidize such expenditures rather than impose the cost on shipping companies. As evidenced by the failure of the Euro, a common currency would require a common fiscal policy, and would hardly be practical yrader a galaxy spanning Empire.


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Simon Cros added it Sep 08, Its cost was a touch over 24 Megacredits. But with such quality of content, and production values like these I for one won’t particularly mourn their passing. In real life, supposedly since I don’t know of anyone who fits this profile in real life on a personal level! When I first got hold of this book, I expected something similar to the original “Merchant Prince”, a few essays on trade, enhanced character generation, a few ship listings and maybe an additional trade table or two for the buying and selling of cargo.

GURPS Traveller: Far Trader: Profit and Pitfalls Among the Stars by Christopher Thrash

In addition, the author also seems lost as to the correlation between interest rates and investments low interest rates fuel investments in shares, commodities and consumer goods!

Someone who is successful at what they do, and can make millions of credits in a year – may very well find that they Tradsr to make that level of income just to keep their job. Hi Fred, I suspect the “X-Boat” analogy doesn’t quite fit either.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Develop sector-wide trade routes, following the tides of commerce on an interplanetary scale.