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City Builder Volume 5: Tradesman Places

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City Builder Volume 5: Tradesman Places is the fifth offering in a series of 11 complementary books designed to help guide Game Masters through the process of creating exciting and compelling urban areas and places within them for their campaigns. It is a universal resource that is not specific to any specific game system and is intended to be compatible with the needs of almost any ancient, Dark Ages, Middle Ages, Renaissance, or fantasy milieu.

Its contents include:

  • An Introduction that describes the scope of the series and how to use the material in this volume;
  • Sections devoted to descriptions of Apothecaries, Breweries, Livery Stables, Mills, and Slave Pens; and
  • One to three Adventure Hooks tying in with each described sort of place.


This download includes low-resolution screen-friendly and high-resolution printer-friendly versions of its cover surfaces, low- and high-resolution versions of its interior pages, and a text-only version of its interior pages. Its layout and design has also been slightly modified from that of previous volumes in response to comments from readers and in order to make it even more user-friendly.

Other volumes in this series include:

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Inspired by the works of classic swords-and-sorcery authors like Fritz Lieber, Jack Vance, and Robert E. Howard, Swords of Kos: Hekaton is the second entry in Skirmisher Publishing LLC’s fantasy fiction series and follows Swords of Kos: Necropolis. In this anthology, the island and city of Kos and the lands around it are explored through the stories of eleven authors and original illustrations and cartography by nine artists. All are set during the Hekaton, centennial observance of the great volcanic cataclysm that reawakened magic, the elder races, and all manner of fell monsters, in a fantasy world that draws upon the myths, legends, and history of the Mediterranean, Europe, and the Middle East.

Stories in this compilation include “Bloodsuckers” by Michael O. Varhola, “Rogue’s Nightmare” by R.M. Aislin, “Chasing Shadows” by Richard T. Balsley, “The Misadventures of Bjoric” by Brendan Cass, “The Rite” by Christopher Van Deelen, “To the Dragon Apeiron” by Lissanne Lake, “Unfamiliar Ground” by Sharon Daugherty, “The Day Pateon Fnordseeker Gave Up Drinking” by Eric Lis, M.D., “Nithernons the Ale’er” by John Giddens, and “The Price of Land” by D.M. Fitzgerald. Join us in our adventures through the dark and fascinating swords-and-sorcery world of Kos! 

You can get Swords of Kos: Hekaton today for just $5.99!  

 
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September 23rd, 2012
This is indeed an excellent product, from an excellent series. In fact these are the only folks in the industry who presently have anything like it on the market; I found this while looking for a copy of Chaosium's classic 'Cities' (of which I owned [...]
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July 5th, 2008
This fifth volume in the City Builder series focuses on Tradesman Places. Though five are detailed; Apothecaries, Breweries, Livery Stables, Mills, and Slave Pens, you can easily find other tidbits for more locations (ie. the brewery mentions the cooper, [...]
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