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 Size (square yards) Updated
DJB The Vulgar Unicorn Market Street (NW of bazaar) Fewyn (KCC's Vizier) deluxe shop counter 100 2011-01-27
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 100 2011-01-27
Holy Wood Met's Toutful Savers dark alley Ahmet medium shop counter, pickler, People's Bank of Klatch bank counter 90 2011-01-27
AM Tres Amigos: Daily Needs 28 God Street (SW) Mancow medium shop counter, small poker table 70 2011-01-27
AM Stabba's Bank 27 God Street (N) Petrov Stabba's master bank counter, changer, pickler 100 2011-01-27
AM The Copper Kettle 10 Welcome Soap Sabbath medium shop counter, pickler 70 2011-01-27
AM The Bird of Paradise Bank 5 Attic Bee Street Acantha Fluffy Rabbits master bank counter, money changer, pickler 100 2011-01-27
AM Raen's Pleasure Dome Warriors' Guild Memorial Hall, Heroes street Masume medium shop counter 70 2011-01-27
AM - 14 Filigree Street Camelion deluxe shop counter 100 2011-01-27
AM Radix Lecti 8 Plaza of Broken Moons Andrew large shop counter 100 2011-01-27
AM The Dragon's Nest 27b Pallant Street Emily large shop counter, money changer, pickler 100 2011-01-27
AM The Cloak and Dagger Thieves' Guild Basement Asha liar's dice, blackjack table, large poker table 100 2011-01-27
OC Tres Amigos: Curio 2 Quayside Way  ? medium shop counter 82 2011-01-27
OC Just Enough Shadows southwest corner of the market Aell large shop counter 100 2011-01-27
OC Limul Tekkud northeast corner of the market  ? People's Bank of Klatch huge bank counter 100 2011-01-27
Lancre Town Midnight Wanderings northeastern end of Lancre Town square Kireek medium shop counter, money changer, pickler 90 2011-01-27
Brass Neck House of Objects southeast market Zari, Shhasum, zMOGus small shop counter 40 2011-01-27
Escrow The Styled Highwayman Rides Again 10 (southeast corner) town square  ? large shop counter, pickler 90 2011-01-27
BP Mojo Dojo 3a Wung-chi Lane  ?Disgruntled, Leyan? People's Bank of Klatch huge bank counter, medium shop counter 100 2011-01-27
BP BANK (BOP Branch) 24 High Tide Road  ? Fluffy Rabbits huge bank counter 70 2011-01-27
BP Thunderdome 5 Way of the Dragon Thunder Fluffy Rabbits huge bank counter, medium shop counter 100 2011-01-27
BP La Vache 2 The Merchant's Market, Golden Sow Lane  ?Blues? People's Bank of Klatch huge bank counter, medium shop counter 100 2011-01-27
BP The New Illuminated Teapot 28 Elysien Lane  ?Fole? large shop counter 80 2011-01-27
BP Python 2a Market Street Camelion People's Bank of Klatch bank counter, large shop counter 100 2011-01-27
BP Cobra Components 22 The Serpent LeaChim People's Bank of Klatch bank counter, medium shop counter 80 2011-01-27
BP SCROLLS and COMPONENTS 11 Phoenix Avenue Lachlan Fluffy Rabbits small bank counter, large shop counter 90 2011-01-27
BP Nickett and Leggit LLC 132 (middle of) Long Street Masume Nickett and Leggit master bank counter 100 2011-01-27
BP Fifteen 18 Lovers Lane Inige Fluffy Rabbits huge bank counter, money changer, pickler, AM Daily box 70 2011-01-27
BP Funderburk's Curiosity Shoppe 2 Sampan Bay Funderburk small shop counter, money changer, Green Slab box, fountain 50 2011-01-27
City Name Location Owner / manager Amenities Size (square yards) 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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