In Merchant the real world is your playing field. You can build a lumberjack cabin at your home address and a stone quarry where you work - then go for an iron mine in your favorite bar.
* The real world is the playing field of Merchant. Claim locations you visit often and build settlements that produce the commodities you want to trade in.
* Upgrade your settlements: choose from over 50 different buildings each with their own special abilities.
* Expand your caravan as you get richer. Buy more wagons and hire specialists like a thief or a carrier.
* Explore the world and discover over 40 different kind of land types, from thick jungles, to deserts, to extinct volcanoes.
* Find rare commodities on your trips, bring them home and sell them for a profit.
* Connect with your friends who play Merchant using Game Center.
* Attack or conquer by culture to become more powerful.
* Become Knight, Count, Duke or Prince and rule the city you live in, or even the state or the country.