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PotBS: Dev Journal @ Official Site
by Inauro, 2006-07-01 03:08:00A new developer journal entitled 'Death, Ships and the Economy' is available at Flying Labs' Pirates of the Burning Sea site.
After we decided to green-light the player-driven economy, we had some decisions to make about how it would impact and change the other systems. It's big, and its tendrils stretch throughout the game, touching almost everything. In most cases, this is pretty minor stuff, quick decisions that we can make on the spot and move on. It's not a tough call to say, for instance, that players will be making the different types of ammunition; it's not hard to plan out which towns need auction houses.More...