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    Proposal: Let Players Sell Stuff to Other Players

    The title says it all.

    If passed, how about we make an 'Auction House' (or somesuch) thread to arrange the niceties of the transaction, then have the players do the exchange in character in the Tavern or wherever they can meet?

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    May want to link to Voda's thread on the same subject.
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    I think I've made my concerns clear in VV's thread. I'm not a fan of unbalanced treasure levels at the start of the adventures (good way to put it Mewness) So here we go No to this proposal

    http://www.enworld.org/forum/living-...stuff-pcs.html A link to original discussion


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    I vote YES to this proposal

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    Are there any restrictions on this proposal? As written, it's just "sell items for whatever price."

    I think it's a bad idea in any case.
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    As others have said this proposal needs neatened up and a link should be put in to the other sell item thread. I can't really weight in without the details of selling.

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    Yeah, that's why I voted no, there's really nothing here other than wild wild west sorta feel. Lends itself to particular abusive situation if say a PC has decided to leave L4W and says "hey other PC here's everything of mine for 1 gold". Without rules the judges can't step in without overstepping our bounds.

    I think Ken's talking about a free market similar to MMO's where users list stuff for sale and other players buy it.

    Elec - I linked to it in my post - just under Ken's

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    I'm never sure what the purpose of these threads is. If it's merely a way to swap magic items you don't want for those you do, without losing money, here's a counter-proposal:

    Each level, in addition to the allowed retraining, allow characters to swap out one magic item for an item of equivalent power level.

    (okay, putting this in a proposal thread isn't such a good idea, but I just thought of it).
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    Quote Originally Posted by renau1g View Post
    I think Ken's talking about a free market similar to MMO's where users list stuff for sale and other players buy it.
    That's my guess too but I can't be sure.

    Quote Originally Posted by renau1g View Post
    Elec - I linked to it in my post - just under Ken's
    Oops! Missed it. Thanks.

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    Each level, in addition to the allowed retraining, allow characters to swap out one magic item for an item of equivalent power level.
    Interesting. I liked the idea of barter in the last thread but this is good too. The only thing I'd change is 'an item of equivalent power level or lower." It's quite possible that there isn't anything you like when you're getting rid of a 5th level item, but the chances are pretty slim you can say the same thing about 1st-5th level items. If people don't like the idea of being able to swap out items of equal level, that could be changed to 'an item of power level -1 or lower.'
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    Actually I think I should wait to see what the proposal actually is before voting.

    Ken are you saying they should be able to sell for PHB values, 20% of PHB values, or something in between? I'd like to have more details, right now this proposal actually doesn't say much.


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