Thaler

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Thaler is a global currency for minigames that was released with the Minigame Spotlight system. It can be earned by playing any of the selected 13 minigames and is rewarded at a rate of 1 thaler every 5 minutes spent in a minigame. One minigame, cycling every three days, is spotlighted, during which 1 thaler is rewarded each minute.

The time for which thaler are awarded is rounded down at the end of a game. Any remainder is saved and added after a next game.

Players can spend thaler on a wide array of existing minigame rewards in Stanley Limelight's store. It is also possible to use thaler to buy certain promotional items previously only available from Treasure Hunter, as well as a unique reward, the spirit gem bag.

While untradeable, the value of thaler can be approximated using Silverhawk feathers (the tradeable equivalent of silverhawk down), a granite body, or magic notepaper, all three of which are rewards purchasable with thaler.

Certain Castle Wars rewards like halos and the faithful shield can be obtained with the use of thaler by purchasing the detailed decorative armour set for 3355 thaler and reselling it to Lanthus for 290 gold castle wars tickets.

Current rotation
Fishing TrawlerNow!
The Great Orb Project29 Jan
Flash Powder Factory1 Feb
Castle Wars4 Feb
Stealing Creation7 Feb
Cabbage Facepunch Bonanza10 Feb
Heist13 Feb
Soul Wars16 Feb
Barbarian Assault19 Feb
Conquest22 Feb
Fist of Guthix25 Feb
Castle Wars28 Feb
Pest Control3 Mar
Soul Wars6 Mar
Fishing Trawler9 Mar
The Great Orb Project12 Mar
Flash Powder Factory15 Mar
Stealing Creation18 Mar
Cabbage Facepunch Bonanza21 Mar
Heist24 Mar
Trouble Brewing27 Mar
Castle Wars30 Mar
Pest Control2 Apr
Soul Wars5 Apr
Fist of Guthix8 Apr
Barbarian Assault11 Apr
Conquest14 Apr
Next: 2 days (wrong?)

Minigames list[edit | edit source]

The minigames list, available from the adventures interface, allows players to quickly see what minigames are current spotlighted, as well as the three upcoming spotlighted minigames. Players can also set favourites to see at a glance if the minigames they wish to play are or will be spotlighted soon. The currently spotlighted minigame will have a green background, while the upcoming three will have blue backgrounds, opposed to the regular brown one. Hovering the icons on the left of these entries will show you the time until they are spotlighted. Note that the day is rounded up, meaning "in 1 day" occurs at 00:00 game time.

Upcoming spotlight (1 cycle).png Spotlight occurs after the current one (1–3 days)
Upcoming spotlight (2 cycles).png Spotlight occurs in 2 rotations (4–6 days)
Upcoming spotlight (3 cycles).png Spotlight occurs in 3 rotations (7–9 days)
Current spotlight icon.png Currently spotlighted minigame

Rewards[edit | edit source]

Stanley Limelight Traders[edit | edit source]

Players may exchange thaler for rewards at Stanley Limelight Traders. Run by Stanley Limelight, the store is located near various minigames and offers rewards such as experience-boosting sets, elite skilling outfits, and various minigame reward items.

Update history[edit | edit source]

See Stanley Limelight Traders#Update history for related updates.

  • update 18 May 2015 (Update):
    • Added to game.
      • Earn thalers – the Minigame Spotlight system's currency – by playing any of 14 minigames: Pest Control, Soul Wars, Fist of Guthix, Barbarian Assault, Conquest, Fishing Trawler, Great Orb Project, Flash Powder Factory, Castle Wars, Stealing Creation, Cabbage Facepunch Bonanza, Heist, Mobilising Armies, Trouble Brewing.
      • You can claim 1 thaler per 5 minutes simply by playing any of the games listed. Playing the spotlighted minigame earns you 1 thaler every minute. The spotlighted minigames will rotate in an order of 27 minigames, with some appearing more often than others in the spotlight.
      • Thaler can be spent in the Thaler store for armour sets, skilling outfits and more.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Thaler is an old European coin that was widely used across the continent, and is the origin of the word "dollar".
  • If the spotlight changes while a game is ongoing, all the points from the existing game would be treated as 1 per 5 minutes if the player does not log out, lobby or leave before the changeover.