046 Money in Roleplaying Games

How do you handle money in roleplaying games? There are lots of different ways, we share our thoughts.

Episode 46 Show Agenda


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Shaintar KS – Brett explains something he thinks is important.

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Random Encounter – emails, voice mails, social media from listeners

From ep 45 https://plus.google.com/b/102903036211520314167/+Gamingandbscom/posts/Jb89rPQeM2L?cfem=1

Phil Vecchione

Tim Jensen

Victor Wyatt

Shane Freeman- Dead Games Society interview with Stephen Sullivan creator of Chill RPG http://dgsociety.net/chill-with-stephen-d-sullivan/

Joe Cwik


Greyedout Productions. Buy a dicebag and use promo code GAMINGANDBS to receive 10% off your order.

Topic of Discussion

How do you like to deal with money in your game?

  • OSR/1st Ed AD&D type of gp = xp
  • BRP style
  • GP v SP standard for “gritty” fantasy games
  • Gems and Jewelry
  • What do you let people buy? Do you play through shopping sessions?

Die Roll – 2-4 miscellaneous points of gaming or geekery we want to share with you.


  1. I saw Ant Man – http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/marvel/antman/
  2. Never look a gift orc in the mouth – http://www.gnomestew.com/gming-advice/never-look-a-gift-orc-in-the-mouth/
  3. Jeff Dee gets to keep his rights to publish Villaians and Vigilantes RPG – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Villains-and-Vigilantes/110965138921803?fref=nf
  4. Show us your Gen Con pics!


  1. World War Cthuhlu – Cubicle 7 kickstarter funded https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/461807648/world-war-cthulhu-cold-war-for-the-call-of-cthulhu
    • 256-page Core Setting Book – with extra material on the intelligence theatres of the Cold War as well as a section on operations in the UK.
    • Limited-edition, deluxe version, foil-stamped of the Core Setting Book.
    • 6-part campaign – Yesterday’s Men.
    • 6-scenario supplement – Covert Actions.
    • Player’s Guide – Section 46 Operations Manual.
    • A set of die-cut card handouts – Kickstarter exclusive!
  2. #rpgaday in August https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=TIuHaeoQ_-s
  3. Anti Gen Con online game con https://plus.google.com/u/0/+JezGordon/posts/42rKtnH21WM


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The 'S' of Gaming and BS podcast. Besides producing and hosting the show, Sean enjoys long walks on the beach, running rpg's, and killing player...characters.