Trade and Economy
Trade is very important to your world. Its how your individuals, settlements and nations interact and can drive your world if you let it.
Trade Goods: A list of trade goods you might find in a historic/fantasy world, with info on their cost, availability and areas it might be found where possible.
Trade Routes: A guide on trade routes and their impact on the world.
Resource Maps, Trade Goods and Trade Routes: The full blog post (includes the above two links) on resource maps, trade goods and trade routes.
Economy & Barter System: It can be tempting to just use a free market system as intuitively it makes the most sense, but really this is only a recent development. Here, I talk about some of the different types of economy you might like to use and how they can fit in your world.
Trade and Commerce: Trade and Commerce for deeper economies
Livelier Settlements: Facts about premodern life to make livelier settlements and NPCs
Premodern Warfare: Facts about premodern warfare to make deeper armies and battles
Premodern Polytheism: Facts about premodern polytheism for more engaging religons
Power and International Relations: Power and international relations for deeper politics