Hobfia Market [info kiosk]

Hobfia Market [info kiosk]

Postby Fetch » Wed Nov 17, 2010 11:47 am

Underline indicates a category rather than an individual.
• Bullets are followed by tags relevant to the establishment, such as when they are in operation.

The Restaurant
• Day/Night
The Restaurant is the Hobfia headquarters and quite popular in it's own right. They mostly sell food, information, membership, and land/hollows in the city. The market guards and other general services also operate out of the Restaurant and neighboring storage hollow.
Notable hobs: Hobfather(big boss, four arms), The Manager(runs the day to day, big ogre), and Concetto (the Maître d').

The Dirty Flagon
• Day/Night
This bar is a working hobs kinda place. It caters to merchants and sailors looking to relax without worrying about customers and deals more than one needs to just to get by.

Orchid Lounge
• Night
This nightclub is a great party place for those that like dancing and drinking until they black out. Back-rooms are available for those with or wishing to order a date.


Alley Merchants
• mostly night
When most merchants close for the darkness some come out in the alleys to pedal less savory wares. Many are hobstitutes.

Body Merchants
• night, Alley Merchant
These merchants sit around on coolers playing cards when not engaging in their trade of body parts. They buy and sell anything from livers and arms to voices and postures. Expect surgery if you deal with them as they are the best doctors in the market.
Notable Hobs: Bruce, Harry, Eliot, Jenkens, and Ray (all are regulars of the gambling corner during the day)
Current Specials: Alien Creatures (hobs from the distant alien realm who's existence has only recently been confirmed by the Manager)

Music Box Player
• night, Alley Merchant
This hob pedals bad dreams and dark feelings, mostly of the gew-gaw level. He sits around playing depressing or fingers-on-chalkboard music from a box tied to his chest.

Disease Merchant
• night, Alley Merchant
This hob and her assistant petals in all sorts of diseases. She has a small stand-box full of vials containing just what you need. Currently has an interest in obtaining vampiricism or lycanthropy to add to her collection.

Back Ally Brothel
• night, Ally Merchant
Hobstitutes in the BABrothel offer fast and efficient service as well as a smattering of dark and pleasant emotions. Some also work in dreams and nightmares and are even rumored to be incubi.

House of the _____
• mostly day but some night
There are a number of houses around each with some symbol of their trade engraved in the door.

House of the Heart
• day, House of the Merchant
This house has a heart engraved on the door and to gain entry one must bear a token of great passion. Down the hallway one will find a room crammed with emotions of all kinds and the friendly shopkeeper, Gran Deborah.
Notable Hobs: Gran Deborah

House of the Book
• day, House of the Merchant
This house is sometimes referred to as a library. The house itself is an unnamed information merchant who trades in knowledge of all kinds.

House of the Eye
• day, House of the Merchant
Only those bearing the single of the eye may enter to do business here in this contract house.

Secret Alley
The location of Secret Ally merchants is not listed on the map.

House of Sacrifice
• day and night, House of the Merchant, secret alley
This house is engraved with a scroll with blood being spilt upon it. Deals here are signed in blood upon the merchants scrolls and must be sanctified with sacrifice.

House of the Dagger
• night, House of the Merchant, secret alley
The house of the Dagger has a dagger inscribed on the door and the grey clad merchant inside deals in death in all it's forms including assassinations, dark contracts, weapons, and wisdom of the end.

Stall Merchants
• day
This is another category of merchants. These merchants have stalls in the bazar and (for the most part) pack up at night. Most of these merchants are Traveling Merchants here to trade with one another before heading off to distant markets.

Token-smith
• day, Stall Merchant
This high price merchant can create tokens provided you can meet the price.

Gambling Corner
• day, Stall Merchant
There is a small gambling area off to the side of the market. There's a machine where tokens, dreams, memories can be input to get "gambling tokens" - small sea-shell shaped objects, number depending on value of input. Putting these back in the machine gets you back the original object, if you have enough tokens. Hobgobs gamble using dice and their own version of cards; also has a carnival-like area where other games can be had.

Traveling Merchants
These merchants are just passing thru and make use of the port town to trade goods and as a trading hub.
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