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A question about game monies.

I took the travellers pack, and Sel'ma lives in a tent. She has wilderness experience and is a competent herbalist, so I thought her able to pick her own food in the forest. I have assumed that she doesn't have any living expenses as long as she keeps to this simple lifestyle, but if she goes to the city she pays per day for an inn room and city food.

Is this alright?

I have actually not deducted anything from her ledger for the last season. This is also because I'm focused on memories and haven't had time yet to even think of writing in present time, so I had no Ymiden 715 threads.
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While I'm not sure about the long term lack of living expenses, waaaaaay not my area of expertise though your idea seems logical, I am certain that not having deducted anything from your ledger is all right, since we've waved last seasons expenses as a whole.
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Obviously what Basilisk said is right for this season, though if you've done Job Threads and want to claim wages, you will have to pay expenses.

For the future, however: the way I see it (though overall the decision is Tribute's, really), Sel'ma can live all she wants in the wilderness, foraging and making a living off of the land, that's not an issue, but the equipment that she uses (baskets, fishing nets, hunting stuff, tents and camping gear, clothes etc) goes through a sizeable amount of wear and tear, especially when being used as often as Sel'ma would be, and that is what is accounted for in living expenses - fixing the gear, or replacing it. You might not be buying food, but expenses include more than just that. Gods, how I would love to just worry about food in real life, alas it is not the case. Sel'ma might not be buying food, but her equipment is not indestructible. And as of yet Selma isn't an expert in mending clothing/tents/hunting gear etc. So... in my opinion, even people living in the back of beyond have to account for survival.

Also, in terms of game mechanics, it would be vastly unfair to have wilderness people getting wages and losing nothing in expenses where everyone has to pay expenses.
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Okay, thanks for your answers guys.

Then I know that in principle she can get her own food in the wilds, but due to the cost for mending or replacing some of the equipment she still has a living expense to pay during the periods of time when she's living outside cities.
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