Basic town tasks

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Basic town tasks

Post by Rias » Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:49 am

The Shadgard Town Hall lobby now serves as a task hub for town tasks. Go there and use the TASK command. Currently there are two general tasks that anyone can get:
- Deliver an item to a location in/near town
- Clean the stables

These particular tasks are neither interesting nor exciting, and they're not supposed to be. Just a way for a character to pick up some odd jobs around town and earn a little spending money and small amount of unspecialized experience. This should be the advice people are given when they ask "How can I start out earning a little money?" instead of being told to go out and forage. Of course, foraging is still an option, but it's kind of a bummer for dedicated foragers when newbies are being sent out and clearing out all the forage just because there was no other easy way to start out making money for new characters.

There will be a cooldown period on the tasks once there are more of them. If anyone has ideas for extremely simple, unskilled tasks that can be added, post ideas here.
An assistant introduces a lanky brooding-eyed woman with tan skin to you as Karen and assigns you to treat her wounds.
>tend karen
You try to tend to Karen, but she is too hysterical to accept treatment!

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Re: Basic town tasks

Post by Rias » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:06 pm

Added a "gather firewood" one.
An assistant introduces a lanky brooding-eyed woman with tan skin to you as Karen and assigns you to treat her wounds.
>tend karen
You try to tend to Karen, but she is too hysterical to accept treatment!

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Re: Basic town tasks

Post by Wish » Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:46 pm

Chimney Sweep, Milk man, knocker-uppers, ice cutters, rat catchers, lamp lighters, resurrectionists, gandy dancers, leech collectors.

https://www.ranker.com/list/jobs-that-n ... y-jandreau

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Re: Basic town tasks

Post by Rias » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:20 pm

Nice, that link has a wealth of ideas. I just added the "Clean Street Lamps" task.
An assistant introduces a lanky brooding-eyed woman with tan skin to you as Karen and assigns you to treat her wounds.
>tend karen
You try to tend to Karen, but she is too hysterical to accept treatment!

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Re: Basic town tasks

Post by Keleran » Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:29 am

Resurrectionist... that might be good for aspiring medics.

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Re: Basic town tasks

Post by Wish » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:01 pm

One other idea: Washing large tubs of laundry.
*scrub scrub scrub*

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