Tycoon

You are among the super-rich. Whether you built your fortune from the ground up or inherited it from your family, your money is yours to do with as you please. Much of your fortune is in assets, like stocks, shares, or real estate, but you're never more than a few days from attaining anything you desire.

Skill Proficiencies: Insight, Persuasion
Tool Proficiency: Select two of the following: Artisans' Tools (any), Science Tools (any), or Gaming Set (any)
Languages: None
Equipment: A casual and business wardrobe designed by fashion leaders and tailored to perfection, a cutting-edge tablet, a cutting-edge smartphone, and a cutting-edge laptop.
Lifestyle Requirement: You must have the Aristocratic lifestyle to take this background.

Feature: Force of Business


You know how to run a business and get your way in the corporate world. You are familiar with the CEOs and CFOs of successful companies around the world, and when you don't know them personally, you know someone who can get you a meeting. Often times industry leaders will seek you out for joint ventures or advice. You can generally utilize the resources of your company for your own needs. Additionally, you can book accommodations for yourself and your friends on the company's dime.

Suggested Characteristics


Tycoons are wealthy and influential, owning vast fortunes in investments and capital.

d8 Personality Trait
1 You don't get where I am without breaking a few eggs. Which is fine. I love omelets.
2 I take my fortune for granted. I just assume everyone has neigh-limitless resources.
3 I don't let my fortune affect me. Most people I meet don't realize that I have the assets that I do.
4 You get a car! You get a car! You get a car!
5 A person of my status should always look the part. There's no excuse for dressing like a sot.
6 Dirt is for the poor. I don't know what they do with it, and I don't really care.
7 The little people adore me. Who would I be without them?
8 If you fall from my good graces, then there's no return for you.
d6 Ideal
1 Benefactor. I use my fortune to assist those who strive to make the world better. (Good)
2 Defender. I believe in giving a hand-up, not a hand-out. (Good)
3 Influencer. My wealth and influence allow me to influence the influential to stimulate lasting change. (Lawful)
4 Revelry. Life is a party, and I'm your host. (Chaotic)
5 Exemplar. I got to where I am on my own. So I'm glad to be a role model, but don't expect anything else. (Neutral)
6 Rapaciousness. They say the love of money is the root of all evil. But it sure seems good to me. (Evil)
d6 Bond
1 I have an aging parent who I must care for. Without my wealth, I would have lost them long ago.
2 I'm great with things, I'm just terrible with people, and all of my relationships are damaged.
3 I have a former business partner who tried to rob me. He escaped justice, and I know he's after revenge.
4 I surround myself with successful people. I don't need friends who only want to ride my coattails.
5 I have a group of friends who've been with me since we were young and who have risen with me from the old neighborhood.
6 I take care of the people who work for me and who helped me get where I am.
d6 Flaw
1 I can't trust people, so I buy them off.
2 I can easily be manipulated by the sad stories of those affected by my rise to fortune.
3 I live to work. A day without my office or lab is a day without joy.
4 I have no idea how much money I have. I have people who handle that for me. I'm sure they're honest.
5 I constantly live in dread of losing my fortune.
6 I'm a recluse who spends time with the fruits of my wealth and avoids people.
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