Items

Synergon Office RPG ItemsItems provide various statuses and bonuses to rolls but require money to purchase. All items, except for Snacks, must be purchased after EOD or during Out to Lunch defense. After purchase, items are located at the owner’s desk unless otherwise specified. Employees may own a total of 10 items at one time, and items may be discarded or traded with other employees. Item effects only apply to the current owner unless otherwise specified. If two items have the same effect, the effects stack.

Automatic Weapons Calendar ($15): Adds +10 to defense rolls against Fired. +1 to all other defense rolls. +3 to attack rolls for Threats of Physical Violence. Keeping this poster in plain site makes other employees think twice before doing anything drastic. The hint of hobbies involving serious firepower will do that.

Bruce Lee Poster ($5): +5AP after the first 4 hours of each day. Gives 1d4 hours of Cocky at the start of each day.

Calculator ($5): +3 to LC rolls for Acting Productive. A successful hit while attacking with Blackmail gives an additional $5. +3 to rolls for Accounting-specific abilities.

Cat Calendar ($10): +10MP once per day. Owner chooses what time each day the MP gain is given. They are soothing, those catniks.

Chuck Norris Poster (N/A): Upon purchasing this item, the employee instantly wins. Unfortunately, Chuck Norris cannot be owned.

Comedy Movie Poster ($5): Constantly quoting lines from the movie gives the Team +2 to attack rolls for Ridicule. Thanks to a series of in-jokes from the movie, any time an employee uses an ability on a fellow Team member that increases MP or AP, the MP/AP gains are increased by 4.

Cool Movie Poster ($5): Mutual appreciation for the latest Brock McBoom action flick gives the entire Team +5 Charisma, and quoting pithy lines to each other gives each Team member +2 to Threats of Physical Violence rolls.

Desktop Computer: Desktop Computer cannot be purchased; one is automatically placed on every desk. Employees must be adjacent to the desk to use it.

Filing Cabinet ($60): +2 to defense rolls against Blackmail. Allows the owner to have 15 items at one time.

Flash Drive ($10): +1 Tech Savvy, +4 to rolls for Espionage. +3 to rolls for IT department-specific abilities.

Headphones ($5): +5 to defense rolls for Ignore.

Inspirational Art ($7): +5 Creativity, +3AP at the beginning of each day.

Laptop ($300): +5 to Tech Savvy. Abilities requiring an employee to be adjacent to a computer can be used anywhere. +1 to rolls for department-specific abilities. All employees receive a free company laptop at level 35.

Legal Pad ($3): +3 to rolls for Legal-specific abilities.

Letter Opener ($8): Gives +10 to attack rolls for Threats of Physical Violence.

Luxury Car ($2000): Gives +2MP at the start of each day. +10 to defense roll for Long Lunch and +5 to the subsequent LC roll. Luxury Item, employee must have Hereditary Wealth skill or be Executive level 50 to use. This item remains in the company parking lot. Executives are a lot like mockingbirds: They’re really good at mimicking people with actual skills, and they’re attracted to shiny things. This car is exactly the same model everyone else has and, man, this baby gleams!
Magazines ($15): +3 to defense rolls for Ignore; -3 to LC rolls for Acting Productive, +2 Creativity. Learn one extra Skill at every tenth level.

Miniature Zen Garden ($7): +5 Patience. Dragging a tiny rake through a little wooden box of sand is a great way to gain perspective on the universe or just kill time.

Motivational Poster ($3): Regenerates +3AP for the owner each hour. After 5 days of use, this poster stops giving AP boosts and drains -2MP per hour instead.

Pen ($1): When worn in a front shirt pocket, gives constant Look Stupid status. Otherwise filling forms in by hand causes abilities to take longer to use. The employee can only use one standard or attack ability each hour. After one week the pen runs out of ink and the employee can’t use any abilities until another pen is purchased.

Personal Secretary ($20/day): Grants 2 additional ability uses per hour, -2 to AP cost for all abilities. He can shine shoes too.

Picture of the Family ($10): Regenerates +50% of max MP and +50% of max AP at the end of each day.

Polo with Company Logo ($20): Any encounter with an Executive tier frenemy, whether attacking or defending, gives the owner1d4 hours of Favored. Remains with the player; cannot be worn with Sharp Suit.

Potted Plant ($8): +2 Patience, +3 to rolls for HR-specific abilities. There’s much to learn from a simple plant, once one remembers to water it regularly.

Power Tie ($50): Gives Intimidate skill while the employee is wearing it. +3 to attack rolls. Luxury Item, must have Hereditary Wealth skill or be Executive level 50 to wear. This item remains with the employee. It’s red, it’s made by some fancy designer, and it’s awesome.

Rabbit’s Foot ($5): Employee receives 1d8 hours of Lucky at the beginning of each day. -1 to defense rolls against Ridicule.

Red Pen ($1): Gives +3 to rolls to Content-specific abilities. Successful hits/defenses with Content-specific abilities also give the target/attacker 1d8 hours of Humiliated.

Rolex ($200):  Doubles the duration of any ability or skill that has a time-related result. Luxury Item, must have Hereditary Wealth skill or be Executive level 50 to wear. This item remains with the employee. You could spend hours just staring at this thing.

Rolodex ($5): -3 to Tech Savvy, increases Favor duration by 1 hour because Executives still don’t understand what a contact list is.

Self Help Book ($12): +5 Charisma. +1MP and +1AP at the start of each hour.

Sharp Suit ($250): +10 Charisma, +2 to attack rolls for tier 3 attacks. Luxury Item, must have Hereditary Wealth skill or be Executive level 50 to wear. This item remains with the employee. One word: Pinstripes.

Shrines to Saint Brin and Saint Page ($4): +3 to rolls for Web Strategy-specific abilities.

Slick Business Cards ($6): +2 to LC rolls for Schmooze. +3 to rolls for PR- and Sales-specific abilities.

Snacks ($1): Single use item, gives the following effect upon purchase and then is “discarded.” Restores 10 AP. Gives Sugar Rush status for 1d8 hours.

Sports Car ($3000): It’s your mid-life crisis, you can deal with it however you want. Gives Overcompensating status and Cocky status permanently. Luxury Item, employee must have Hereditary Wealth skill or be Executive level 50 to use. This item remains in the company parking lot.

Steve Jobs Biography ($13): Gives 1d4 hours of Cocky status at the beginning of each day. +3 to rolls for Marketing-specific abilities.

Thesaurus ($15): +5 to Eloquence

Used Wacom Tablet ($15): +3 Creativity, +3 to rolls for Design-specific abilities.

Word of the Day Calendar($4): +2 to Eloquence. A daily guide to the art of verbosity.

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