Gaming on a Budget

A stack of role-playing-game related books.

January’s RPG Blog topic is “Tabletop Gaming on a Budget”, hosted by Renaissance Gamer. A lot of folks equated gaming on a budget with gaming on the cheap, which is a perfectly reasonable (and entertaining) approach. For me, the hardest part of gaming on a budget is actually having a budget. Exactly what a budget … Read more

A year of envelope budgeting

Numerous coins - pennies, nickels, and dimes - fill the photo.

It’s time to declare victory over budgeting. Or more truthfully, victory through budgeting. Over the last decade or so my wife and I took a few runs at setting up and sticking to a fiscal budget, but they all faltered. This past year we succeeded. What worked this year? It was all about the envelopes … Read more