I've been thinking. Back in the 80's A old roleplaying magazine had ideas for either buying or earning a title. Why not do both?
When I said do both what I'm referring to is that if someone earns a title why not allow him to pay to upgrade his title to a higher 1. See below for a example
If A very Rich Male Pc saves A Princess and is rewarded by being made A Fairly Senior Baron who rules A Fairly Large Barony what's to stop him using roughly 60% of his fortune to upgrade his title to Senior Baron and use most of the rest to upgrade his domain into A Large Barony?
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Any number of things could stop him. I think the proper question to ask here is what specifically allows him, as that establishes the means for him to make it happen and what roadblocks he could face with this plan.
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