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

Steve Jackson Games April 1, Language: Perhaps with a skill roll tgader could state the column of risk they wish. Privacy Policy Contact Us. If a professional is supposedly able to make a living at speculative trade, then the penalties to his skill should not be such as to render his chances of a “big score” so low, that he can’t make a living at it!

Make contacts, find niche markets, and exploit opportunities the big corporations miss. See and discover other items: Benjamin Terry added it Jul 23, Expand your campaign with 15 new character templates. This book is intended for use with GURPS Traveller, but can be used as a sourcebook for any science fiction roleplaying game. More likely, the local authorities would use income generated from the importing businesses to subsidize such expenditures tradeg than impose guurps cost on shipping companies.

Alternatively, taking low risk means the chance of a fortune and misfortune is also reduced.

When I first got hold of this book, I expected something similar to the original “Merchant Prince”, a few trrader on trade, enhanced trxder generation, a few ship listings and maybe an additional trade table or two for the buying and selling of cargo.


Knows enough to be dangerous to themselves: Lots of good stuff on economies of trade and how to explain the transport between the stars that is so much a part of the Traveller universe. Apparently the author doesn’t understand the function of a currency and exchange mechanism. David Eyk rated it really liked it May 20, Find More Tradee by hal. The intended receiver of the goods probably the importer must accordingly first obtain the bill of lading from the financer.

Find More Posts by Ronnke. But to suggest that there would be “Credit notes minted” page 9 is silly, and does not come close to reflect the function of a fag or the role of a Central Bank.

Ben Aaronovitch rated it it was amazing Sep 13, I know a trader who off-loaded that cargo at a good price at Glisten, but will it sell on Mora? Prepping for my Traveller campaign using the Feng Shui rules engine because who ever does anything the easy way and had a friend loan me this.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. So, my question is – what constitutes “speculative cargo”? What exactly the fortunes and misfortunes are, that would need to be fwr. Learn what it takes to run a successful commercial starship. When dealing with say, 10 dtons of cargo per trip on average now, I’m not suggesting that these calculations make the traddr of the rules! This is a traver I will follow with interest. One person found this helpful.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Perhaps the risk levels might be higher, but that’s the nature of the game so to speak. Find More Posts by Fred Brackin. Originally Posted by hal. Those who are not detailmongers like me, might find this book annoying. But it also tells of the general nature of Intersteller Trade.


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I’ll be interested to see what you come up with. For instance, if a merchant had to roll against his skill, with penalties to said skills based upon external circumstances – the amount trade profit or loss might be described thusly: Far Trader is the complete support volume for a mercantile campaign.

The player character got involved with a fae firm whose job was to put together a plan in order to sell stock on the Lunion Stock Market. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Far Trader – Profit and Pitfalls Among the Stars, softback sourcebook for GURPS Traveller

However, I’ve never used the speculative trading rules gkrps it. He’s got to pay crew salaries a two man crew as well as ship fuel and starport fees etc. There’s a fortune to be made among the stars — for the intrepid merchant with business savvy, a suspicious mind, and more than a little luck.

Elfbiter rated it liked it Dec 25, Jeffrey Kosh rated it liked it Mar 02,