These are the basic tools of adventure:

Equipment also poses some game mechanics considerations:


Prices are noted in dollars, though the “$” symbol merely represents the dominant currency in the GM’s setting (where it should be referred by its proper name: pound, gold piece, silver penny, imperial credit, ducat, etc.).

Actual prices are highly variable. The figures here should be used as guidelines to represent the relative cost of items, as opposed to what the purchasing market will actually bear.