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horse dealer

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camel dealer

Name

horse dealer / camel dealer - the place to buy and sell horses or camels

Syntax

buy <mount> from <dealer>
sell <mount> to <dealer>
rent <mount> from <dealer>
return <mount> to <dealer>
haggle with <dealer>
accept offer from <dealer>
reject offer from <dealer>

Description

You can buy a mount from a horse dealer or a camel dealer, depending on whether you want a horse or a camel as your mount. To begin a purchase, choose a suitable mount from the herd following the dealer around and try to buy it from the dealer.

Naturally, haggling is a vital part of the mount purchasing process. The better you are at judging mounts and at trading, the more effective you will be at haggling.

You can sell mounts back to the dealer if you don't want them any more. Note that dead horses do not tend to fetch a very high price.

You can also rent mounts, if you don't feel like committing to a purchase. Rented mounts will stay with you for one week, after which they will return to the dealer, or you can return them to the dealer early if you don't want them any more.

Example

A grey horse, two blue roan horses, a chestnut horse, a rose grey horse and Priscilla are standing here.
Priscilla says with a Lancrastian accent: You tired of kicking up dust? I've got the best horses around.
>buy blue roan horse 2 from priscilla
Priscilla exclaims to you with a Lancrastian accent: It's in amazing health! Just look at those teeth, they're perfect!
Priscilla says to you with a Lancrastian accent: I'll accept no less than DjToon 30.00 for it.
>haggle with priscilla
You exclaim to Priscilla: It's in no condition to ride. It's so fat, I could roll it instead of ride it!
Priscilla exclaims to you with a Lancrastian accent: You couldn't buy a rocking horse for that much!
Priscilla says to you with a Lancrastian accent: I'll accept no less than DjToon 20.91 for it.
>accept offer from priscilla
Priscilla says to you with a Lancrastian accent: You need DjToon 20.91 to buy the blue roan horse and you don't have enough.
>reject offer from priscilla
Priscilla says to you with a Lancrastian accent: Very well, then.

See also

mount