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  1. The Zebra breeders are a major purchaser of horses in Pavis, too - breeding cavalry zebras on normal horse mares is one of their major economical successes, as zebras are accepted as beasts of Eiritha. There might be donkey-owning mule breeders for Issaries merchants, too, possibly among the Pol Joni.
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  2. Love the discussions and points. The model is very simplified - it could even take into account things from very far away are ultrarare instead of rare, perishable stuff might not travel very far. In both cases it might be either ultraexpensive or just a real unhappy merchant trying to get rid of bad merchandise with no market. In real world some things traveled quite far (finds in Finland and Scandinavia of Byzantine (due to river routes) or if I recall correctly some from even farther away). Slaves seem to have traveled quite far (both from Europe and from Africa)... Was planning to ta
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  3. @tooley1chris Hi, I don't know how you can call these projects "underwhelming". Your work on this is incredible! Thanks for sharing with the rest of the community. Colin
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  4. I think you probably need some way to at least roughly-quantify both "demand" & "supply." I'll discuss Horses, below (I think Iskallor had a point), but similar arguments will apply in most markets. Right now, your model says that ANY degree of demand will draw on / make available ALL sources of supply. I'd envision most Pol-Joni to get most of their horses straight from Sartar, not driven from Sartar to Pavis to resell. I expect the Lunar Empire would send horses as "official supplies" -- mostly for the use of Lunar soldiers, surplus sold to Lunar citizens, leftovers (if any) to
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  5. Here's the latest instalment of the web comic I'm the star of...
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