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RuneScape Gold Strategy Guide by Lesley A. Harrison

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Why craft when you can just buy and sell?

One alternative to going out and getting your hands dirty, or slaving over a hot forge all day, is to buy the items made by others, and sell them on for a profit. This can be risky business, but it's a good source of income if you can get it right, and it's also something that you can do without having to train up a lot of skills to a high level.

Arbitrage

Arbitrage is the practice of buying items with a view to selling them on for a profit. It's not an in-game skill, it's something anyone can do as long as they have some starting capital. Arbitrage is also known as merchanting in the world of RuneScape, and is often abbreviated to merching.

Merching used to be a good way of making money in RuneScape, and ...

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