What do the merchants sell?

You may have heard about the shopping at Pennsic, which is perhaps the best in the Known World. There are two merchant areas, one in the vicinity around the camp store, and the other across the road from the Troll Booth. In these areas you will find hundreds of merchant tents and booths covering several acres. It is often said that you can arrive at Pennsic with nothing but the clothes on your back and an unlimited budget, and outfit yourself completely for the entire war. While this isn't completely accurate, almost anything you might need for Pennsic or any other Society event is for sale at the merchants.

Most merchants will accept personal checks with proper identification, and an increasing number take major credit cards. Few, if any, will accept foreign currency. If you'll be buying armor, be sure it meets your Kingdom's standards. If you'll be buying weapons, be sure you won't have any problems transporting them home, across any state or national borders or customs checkpoints you may need to pass.

When browsing the merchants, keep a list of things you are interested in, noting the booth numbers of the merchants so you can easily find them again. If your list exceeds your budget, remember that many merchants will do mail order – get their business card or make a note of them in your merchant directory so you can contact them after Pennsic.


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