Player shops

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Player shops are a type of real estate that can be rented by players.

A common warning on the chalkboard is that taking things, even fumbled items in a playershop will get you, for instance, heavied in Ankh-Morpork. Hopefully someone who doesn't mind getting fed to crocodiles, nailed upside down to the Brass Bridge, et cetera, will replace this with exactly where the boundaries are. (Recently, there was something about a barrel furniture?)

Shops

A list of player shops on the Disc. There is also a list of player-run banks.

City Name Location Owner / manager Amenities Updated
DJB The Vulgar Unicorn Market Street (NW of bazaar) Fewyn (KCC's Vizier) deluxe shop counter 2010-03-02
DJB the People's Bank of Klatch southeast corner Bazaar Fulgoris (KCC's Nawab) People's Bank of Klatch master bank counter, money changer, pickler 2010-03-02
Holy Wood The Den dark alley Masume, Imaginary, Arturo, Oyujo medium shop counter, money changer, pickler 2010-03-02
AM The People's Bank in AM 28 God Street (SW)  ?Saiya? People's Bank of Klatch huge bank counter 2010-03-02
AM Stabba's Bank 27 God Street (N) Thoughts Stabba's master bank counter, changer, pickler 2010-03-02
AM The Illuminated Teapot 10 Welcome Soap Fole, Nefret medium shop counter, opinion poll, pickler 2010-03-02
AM The Bird of Paradise Bank 5 Attic Bee Street Elanor Fluffy Rabbits master bank counter, money changer, pickler, AM Daily box 2010-03-02
AM Raen's Pleasure Dome Warriors' Guild Memorial Hall, Heroes street Masume medium shop counter 2010-03-02
AM Tanglefoot Trading Company 14 Filigree Street Ixtlan deluxe shop counter 2010-03-02
AM Twisted Lollipops 8 Plaza of Broken Moons PozPaws, Geryon, Glorianna, Asha large shop counter 2010-03-02
AM The Dragon's Nest 27b Pallant Street Emily large shop counter, money changer, marbling tray, pickler 2010-03-02
OC The 3rd Shoppe 2 Quayside Way Estoufee medium shop counter 2010-03-02
OC Dialascrolls southwest corner of the market Thoughts Stabba's huge bank counter, medium shop counter 2010-03-02
OC Dialacomponents northeast corner of the market Thoughts People's Bank of Klatch huge bank counter, medium shop counter 2010-03-02
Lancre Town Midnight Wanderings northeastern end of Lancre Town square Kireek medium shop counter, money changer, pickler, poker table 2010-03-02
Brass Neck House of Objects southeast market Zari, Shhasum, zMOGus small shop counter 2010-03-02
Escrow The Kimori Emporium 10 (southeast corner) town square  ? Kimori Stabba's small bank counter, medium shop counter, pickler, AM Daily box 2010-03-02
BP The Klatchian Outpost 3a Wung-chi Lane Aisling People's Bank of Klatch huge bank counter, small shop counter, money changer, pickler 2010-03-03
BP Loot and Stash 24 High Tide Road  ? Stabba huge bank counter, smithy 2010-03-03
BP Thunderdome 5 Way of the Dragon  ? Fluffy Rabbits huge bank counter, medium shop counter 2010-03-03
BP La Vache 2 The Merchant's Market, Golden Sow Lane  ? People's Bank of Klatch huge bank counter, medium shop counter 2010-03-03
BP The Junkyard 28 Elysien Lane Platy, Akua large shop counter 2010-03-03
BP Chaser's Market 2a Market Street Andle People's Bank of Klatch bank counter, large shop counter 2010-03-03
BP Amaranth's Market 22 The Serpent Amaranth Stabba small bank counter, medium shop counter, pickler 2010-03-03
BP G-Mart 11 Phoenix Avenue Llylia, Phabian, Clio Fluffy Rabbits small bank counter, large shop counter 2010-03-03
BP The Fairer Hex 132 (middle of) Long Street Ixtlan Stabba large bank counter, medium shop counter, money changer 2010-03-02
BP Fifteen 18 Lovers Lane Inige Fluffy Rabbits huge bank counter, money changer, pickler, AM Daily box 2010-03-03
BP The Tipped Cow 2 Sampan Bay Mancow small shop counter, Green Slab box 2010-04-16
City Name Location Owner / manager Amenities Updated

Facilities

The owner and managers may hang a single item outside the shop as a sign.

Money changers care about the amount of each individual type of coin in them, and will only function if they contain sufficient of each type needed to carry out a transaction.

The shop float is simply a bucket that the shop owner and managers can deposit any amount of local currency coins into and withdraw any sum up to the total local currency it contains from. Withdrawls from the shop float are automatically made up of the largest denominations available, eg a withdrawl of $8565 will be issued as 1 AM Crown, 5 royals, 6 ten-dollars and 5 dollars.

Bank Counters

A bank comprises one master counter and any number (including zero) of franchise counters. Franchise counters are maintained and operated by the owner of the shop in which they are located, and not the owner of the shop in which the master counter is located. If the franchise counter is either too full for you to make deposits, or too empty for you to withdraw funds, this has to be sorted out by the owner of the premises in which that franchise counter is located.

In all cases the deposit rate on the bank counter as a % of the amount deposited is controlled by the owner of the shop premises that the franchise counter is located in.

In addition, you are unable to withdraw funds from a franchise counter if the shop float does not have enough money to cover the withdrawl.

The master counter has unlimited capacity.

There's this thing about list credit notes ...

Look at a bank counter to see which franchise it belongs to.

Was there a deposit rate below which the bank is losing money?

Rumour: If the master counter is trashed, your balance is not lost. Deposits and withdrawals aren't possible unless someone replaces the master counter, but rent can still be paid by the account.

Blackboards

Shops can have blackboards in them. These are placed against a wall and can be written on.

Changers

Money changers may offer the facility to change coins of one denomination for coins of another denomination in the same currency (e.g. changing dollars into royals) or that of exchanging coins in one currency for those in another currency. The shop owner sets a % fee for each transaction type, and stocks the changer with coins.

Newspaper Box

This will either allow you to buy a current edition of a newspaper, or both the current edition and any back issues you wish to purchase. If a shop has more than one of these, you may need to specify which one you wish to purchase from.

Picklers

Picklers allow players to pickle things such as body parts and vegetables that would otherwise rot and decay.

Postal Counter

This allows the sending and reading of letters through the in-game mud-mail system.

Shop Counter

A shop counter allows things to be sold in the shop. They come in different sizes, which have different capacities.

(Is the capacity in weight? Volume? Items (a container counting at one item)? Also, the capacity taken by items in the queue was changed at some point. Possibly.)

Smithy

Convenient! May charge a little extra than other smithies.

Caged greeter imp

Says something whenever someone enters the playershop.

Facility prices

This log fragment (names changed) dates back from 27 Jul 2003.

The spulluf says to the player shop owner in Morporkian: A) the smithy costs A$6000 (20 square yards)
The spulluf says to the player shop owner in Morporkian: B) the small poker table costs A$2000 (10 square yards)
The spulluf says to the player shop owner in Morporkian: C) the medium poker table costs A$3000 (20 square yards)
The spulluf says to the player shop owner in Morporkian: D) the large poker table costs A$4000 (30 square yards)
>> exa spulluf
A nice happy person with a nice smile.
She is in good shape.
She is standing.
> 
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: E) the money changer coonter costs A$600 (5 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: F) the blackjack table costs A$600 (15 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: G) the small shop coonter costs A$1200 (40 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: H) the medium shop coonter costs A$3000 (60 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: I) the large shop coonter costs A$11000 (80 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: J) the deluxe shop coonter costs A$35000 (100 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: K) the pickler costs A$600 (2 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: L) the blackboard costs A$600 (1 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: M) the newspaper box costs A$2.25 (1 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: N) the newspaper archive box costs A$6.75 (5 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: O) the master bank coonter costs A$40000 (91 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: P) the small bank coonter costs A$1000 (10 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: Q) the bank coonter costs A$2000 (20 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: are) the large bank coonter costs A$4000 (30 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: S) the huge bank coonter costs A$10000 (40 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: T) the postal coonter costs A$16000 (25 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: yoo) the opinion poll costs A$600 (2 square yards)
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: The size of yoor shop be 100 square yards and yoo have 17 square yards of empty space.
The playershop owner browses e on the spulluf.
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: The money changer coonter costs A$600 and takes up 5 square yards.
The spulluf says to the playershop owner in Morporkian: A box with a bunch of holes in it, it looks loike it will change coins into other types of coins.
     It has the hazy octarine sparkle of a magical talisman.
>> browse smithy on spulluf
The spulluf says to you in Morporkian: I be dealing with the playershop owner roight nayw.
You browse smithy on the spulluf.

There's two things that only a playershop owner lease holder (or their appointees) can know about:

  • Summon the spulluf, which sells playershop counters.
    • Q: What happens to furniture in a playerhouse or a playershop when the lease changes hands? Aberlon 00:20, 9 February 2010 (UTC)
  • > functions help list; functions internal There's supposed to be a system of expressions that would, in theory, automate approving playershop items(!). Last I heard, no-one uses it 'cause it's broken.

The bookshop on Diamond Place, Bes Pelargic sells copies of the Shop Owner's Guide, which mentions almost every command to do with player shops (but, not unreasonably, does not duplicate the functions list).

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