Political

Bribing influential nobles and attracting “favorable” merchants are just a few of the antics that falls under the purview of Political Influence. Well-timed blackmail, bribery or any sundry tricks are stock and trade on both sides of this fence. Some of the likely contacts and allies include nobles, sages, landowners and merchants.

    • Identify platforms of politicians and parties (Trace someone with low-level Political influence)
    • Be in the know as to the policies of state (Watch Political actions with 1 temp. Contacts)
    • Have an amateur political advisor or lawyer assist you (Gain 1 temp. Politics or Law ability)
    • Blame it on the intern (Conceal a Political action behind 1 temp. Alt. Ident.)
    • Know the movers and shakers behind the scenes (Trace someone with high-levle Political influence)
    • Garner inside information on process and laws (Investigate Political actions with 1 temp. Info Net)
    • Gain a Lord’s ear on a minor issue (Arrange a meeting with an NPC)
    • Have contacts among those in power (Gain 1 temp. Contacts)
    • Gain information about secret meetings (Gain 2 temp. Contacts or Info Net)
    • Sway or alter political projects (Boost or Block a level 2 or lower Political action)
    • Accept questionable campaign donations (Gain 1 temp. Resource: Coin)
    • Promote a political candidate in exchange for favors (Grow 1 Domain into Political influence)
    • Propose minor legislation (Attempt to influence laws of the domain)
    • Sabotage reputations through political intrigues (Attack 1 Political influence, or 1 temp. Standing)
    • Have an assistant aid you in managing your territory (Gain 3 temp. Seneschal ability or Retainer)
    • Give an inspiring or rousing speech to your people (Raise or lower population Morale)
    • Suspend minor laws temporarily (Block a level 3 or lower Magistrates action)
    • Build another's reputation through political intrigues (Gain 1 temp. Standing for a month)
    • Get your candidate in a minor office (Grow up to 2 Domain into Political influence)
    • Gain a Lord’s ear on a major issue (Arrange a meeting with an NPC)
    • Block the passage of major bills (Block a level 5 or lower Politics action)
    • Suspend major laws temporarily (Block a level 5 or lower Magistrates action)
    • Commission the creation of a monument or memorial (Improve population Morale)
    • Send an emissary/ambassador to a noble's territory (Attempt to establish an alliance with an NPC)
    • Destroy the career of a major politician (Attack up to 2 Political influence)
    • Promote your candidate for major local office (Grow up to 3 Domain into Politics Influence or 2 into Allies)
    • Have contacts among the Espionage community (Gain 4 temp. Spies influence)
    • Accept a "legal" bribe from a lobbyist (Gain 2 temp. Resource: Coin)
    • Control an entire district (Attempt to grow 1 perm. Domain)
    • Propose major legislation on a local level (Attempt to influence laws of the domain)
    • Appoint a governor of a territory (Gain 1 perm. Retainer)
    • Establish public housing (Gain 5 temp. Street influence this month)
    • Embezzle large amounts of taxpayer money (Gain 3 temp. Resources: Coin)
    • Engineer a major political scandal (Attack up to 3 Political influence)
    • Rewrite policy in your territory (Influence local laws of the domain)
    • Establish a City Hall in your territory(Gain 1 perm. Standing)
    • Give major support to an Imperial political candidate (Gain 2 perm. Patron)
    • Propose major legislation over the entire kingdom (Attempt to influence laws on a large scale)
    • Destroy someone's reputation or political career (Attack up to 4 Politics influence or Destroy 2 Standing)
    • Appoint a governor of a territory (Gain or improve 1 perm. Retainer)