Skip to main content

Magical auto-hoard

Got it doing enchantments and supernatural embellishments and curses now. Here are a few $20,000 hoards:

  • Massive Bronze Plug. Inlay (expensive, minimal); decorated with Ox motif. $131.46, .30 lb.
  • 18 x Bolts, bodkin. Jeweled. $82.00, 1.08 lbs.
  • Small Billon Chain. Inlay (expensive, extensive); decorated with Narrative: Sacrifice motif. $682.50, .10 lb.
  • 13 x Fur, Deer. $200.00, 975.00 lbs.
  • Pole, 10’. Beads/Nails (minimal), Unusual Material (Ice)(supernatural effect); decorated with City motif. Enchanted with Frost. $4,046.00, 5.00 lbs.
  • Stiletto. Fringe (cheap), Cheap, When left alone, the object is always level(supernatural effect). Enchanted with Stench, Puissance +1. $5,035.00, .25 lb.
  • Wrap, light. Beading (expensive, minimal), Feathers (simple), Bells (expensive); decorated with Wolf motif. $696.00, .80 lb.
  • Bull’s-Eye Lantern. Jeweled, Always cool to the touch(supernatural effect). Enchanted with Fast Fire. Cursed with Haunted (Elder Things). $7,860.00, 2.00 lbs.
  • $1,267.04 in coins.

  • Massive Bronze Bracelet. Relief (extensive); decorated with Girih pattern motif. $562.50, 1.80 lbs.
  • 15 x Annatto. $113.00, .94 lb.
  • 18 x Safety Matches. $30.00, 4.50 lbs.
  • Very Small Billon Comb. Jeweled, Damp(supernatural effect). Enchanted with Freeze. $6,331.30, .15 lb.
  • 7 x Fiber, Wool. $0.20, 7.00 lbs.
    Backboard. Gilding. $1,200.00, 7.00 lbs.
  • Very Heavy Billon Plug. Painting/Enamel (minimal), Inlay (cheap, minimal); decorated with Scene: Battle motif. $797.50, .25 lb.
  • 12 x Sandalwood gum. $8.50, .75 lb.
  • Ninja Suit, Mail. Exceptional Material, Thieves’ Mail, Beading (expensive, extensive). $4,500.00, 25.00 lbs.
  • Soap. $5.00, .50 lb.
  • Lantern. Fringe (expensive), Exceptional Material. $410.00, 2.00 lbs.
  • Very Small Silver Crown. Corroded, Silver Plating, Painting/Enamel (minimal); decorated with Hunter motif. $2,731.25, .50 lb.
  • Very Heavy Silver Plug. Inlay (cheap, extensive); decorated with Mouse/Rat motif. $2,400.00, .25 lb.
  • $910.75 in coins.
  • Box, Stone, Large. Worn, Fine Material. $2,900.00, 220.00 lbs.
  • Poncho. Feathers (elaborate), Scent (Decay)(supernatural effect). Enchanted with Pull. $5,118.75, 3.00 lbs.
  • Alchemist’s Garb. Lace (extensive). $2,250.00, 5.00 lbs.
  • Very Small Bronze Piercing. Fine Material. $1.95, .01 lb.
  • Carbine. Fine Material, Visible Trail (Pale Mist)(supernatural effect). Enchanted with Spider Silk. $8,760.00, 7.00 lbs.
  • $969.30 in coins.

  • Qian Kun Ri Yue Dao. Painting/Enamel (minimal), Unusual Material (Seashell)(supernatural effect); decorated with Village motif. Enchanted with Invisibility. Cursed with Toxic Aura. $13,750.00, 3.00 lbs.
  • 9 x Fennel. $75.00, .56 lb.
    13 x Fur, Bear. $500.00, 975.00 lbs.
  • Thesis (4 pts). Silver Plating, Fringe (expensive), Lacquer. $1,300.00, 24.00 lbs.
  • 13 x Cloth, Gauze. $5.00, 19.50 lbs.
  • 20 x Timed Candle. $5.00, 20.00 lbs.
  • Shattersand banger (string). Silver Plating. $300.00, 1.00 lb.
  • 2 x Fenugreek. $150.00, .12 lb.
  • Robe, regular. Fur Trim (expensive), Patchwork (expensive). $1,008.00, 1.20 lbs.
  • Hat, wide and tall, winter. Bells (cheap), Quilting, Fur Trim (cheap). $616.00, .70 lb.
  • 11 x Leather, Antelope. $150.00, 825.00 lbs.
  • 11 x Candle, Beeswax. $5.00, 11.00 lbs.
  • Hat, tall, winter. Dyed (expensive), Unusual Material (Darkness)(supernatural effect). Enchanted with Seek Water. Cursed with Backlash (mystical). $402.40, .60 lb.
  • $1,733.60 in coins.


Popular posts from this blog

Writing GURPS Adventures

Someone over on the forum asked for advice on writing adventures for GURPS. Or more specifically, in context, writing GURPS adventures with an eye towards publication by SJ Games, which is a very different animal. Whatever method and structure you have for writing up adventures for your own use is, of course, the best and you should use it for your own purposes. But we're talking about commerce here, not just art, so this should be thought of as advice on how to do business with a particular publisher, not generally useful advice on how to write adventures.

I need to start by defining a term. SJ Games means something specific by "adventure." As the wish list uses the word, an adventure has a plot, or at least something plot-like in it. It presents a specific problem to solve through a progression of encounters. They are not sandboxes. Sandbox-style adventures, with their multiplicity of possible PC objectives, are, in the terminology of the wish list, locations. There ar…

Dungeon Fantasy RPG PDFs to Backers!

It is, at long last, out! Sort of! PDFs of the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game have been released to Kickstarter backers. I don't think it'll be generally available until next month, but since it's in the wild in at least a limited way, I feel I can talk about this a bit more like a customer than someone involved in the project.

The Dungeon Fantasy RPG is a complete fantasy tabletop roleplaying game. It's based on GURPS 4th edition rules, but it's a stand-alone game, requiring no other books, or even prior knowledge of GURPS. I've already made some general comments elsewhere (I got an advanced peek for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that I was called on to write some follow-up material coming out later). I'll expand on that here.

For those unfamiliar with GURPS, it's a point-buy system rather than randomly rolled, class-and-level, or life path, and pretty much everything in play boils down to "try to roll a target number or less o…

Doctor GURPS Author, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The WYSIWYG Template

Something I see over at the forum from time to time is people saying that they're interested in writing for Pyramid or GURPS but are instantly driven off by the size and complexity of the style guide and the WYSIWYG template. And they can be intimidating documents. They're long and there are some really specific guidelines for certain kinds of material.

And that's necessary. Despite working almost entirely in the realm of the imagination, Steve Jackson Games is a technical publisher. They need to organize information in regular, predictable formats. It's like Safety Data Sheets, just of their own design.

But the thing I've noticed in several years of writing GURPS material is that you won't need most of it.

So if you want to write an article for Pyramid, here's what you do: Once you've gotten a thumb-up from Steven on your proposal, get the template, create a new document based on it (Don't use Microsoft Word? Me neither. I use LibreOffice. The temp…