The following has very little merit, as I see it. It is a possible soln.
I have a solution, but it involves severe changes to the Olympia philosophy
as I see it, thereby causing problems. Assuming someone somewhere is the
Emperor, who is in control of a mine or several throughout the land (this
need not be an actual unit), these mines unstackable, the emperor sends gold
via planned routes to EVERY PROVINCE in the game. I would assume the via
the fastest route available, including boats and horses, but maybe not ships.
This gold will be the financial base for each province, as the imperial
d00ds in the cities will spend this gold, and then the peasants in the cities
will get it, and then give it to the PCs and their factions. Of course, there
then results in people wishing to "MUG THE IMPERIAL GOLD SHIPMENTS!" An
easy way to get significant amounts of gold. Better make the units shipping
the gold be mighty powerful.
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