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Somewhere between 25,000 GP and 125,000,000 GP. * And it sells for full price. Gemstones are small, lightweight, and easily secured compared to their same value in coins. - DMG 133 The DMG does not give the weight of gems, unfortunately, but it does say that they are lightweight compared to coins, so for my calculations, I used the same weight as ...


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Birthright has system for dealing with running organisations of a few different varieties: Law, Tempel, Guild and Source. This is a very high level system, and does not go into to much details. It is a good system if running the organisation is not the main focus of the campaign, but just one of many things the players will do. I have used this system both ...


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Price is a function of demand and supply. If you have 500 pounds of gems you might have a enormous surplus of supply, and the price should therefore decline. How much do they decline? That depends on a lot of factors. Do the villagers realise that it is the stolen tribute on it's way to the king as frodoskywalker suggest? If so do they fear the King will ...


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Depending upon the gems... a "typical gem" is 1 coin-weight. Or about 1/50th pound. Or about 45 caret-weight. (5E doesn't have a specific reference for this, but older editions do.) The site linked to uses 18th-20th century relationships, but uses the same category values as the DMG... kind of. DMG 134 gives specific types for the default Forgotten Realms ...


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There is no way to know how much they're worth, since value-per-weight depends on not only what kind of gems they are, but also on how much they're worth in the local economy. (If a small town had 500 lbs. of gems sitting around, there's a good chance they're not worth a lot, are fake, or are otherwise not worth as much as you might think. No town can afford ...


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There's no rule for adventurers, but skilled hirelings get 2gp/day There is no rule in 5e for an adventurer's daily salary. You could likely calculate something based on how much PC's are expected to bring in at a given level for an average day in the dungeon but, as you already realized, it's far from perfect. So what is there? PHB p.159 gives a list of ...


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For the sake of this answer, I will be limiting myself to four sources: the main EP book, Transhuman, Zone Stalkers, and Sunward. This may mean that I have some missing information. The general rationale behind this is that this is the survey of all the places that talk about Earth (core, Sunward, and Transhuman), and x-risk style campaign hooks (EP book, ...


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Don't Dump Your Toxic Wastes As a general rule, hazardous waste is not dumped, buried, or otherwise sequestered if it can be helped -- destroying the waste is by far the better option, and with the base Anima spell-set's Book of Destruction, quite feasible even without modern technology. Of course, there are technological approaches to the problem at hand ...



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