Knowledge Skills

Build/Repair Technical Group

Computer (Mental Att/4)

This is the skill of assembling computer-parts into a working system.

  • Mainframe
  • Cyberdeck
  • Networking
  • Peripherals

Electronics (Mental Att/4)

Electronics comprises positions primarily involved in the design, construction, installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of electronic and associated equipment, systems and facilities and the development and enforcement of regulations and standards governing the use of such equipment.

  • Control Systems
  • Sensors
  • Maglocks
  • Linking
  • Communications

Programming (Mental Att/4)

Computer programming (often shortened to programming) is a process that leads from an original formulation of a computing problem to executable programs. It involves activities such as analysis, understanding, and generically solving such problems resulting in an algorithm, verification of requirements of the algorithm including its correctness and its resource consumption, implementation (commonly referred to as coding) of the algorithm in a target programming language, testing, debugging, and maintaining the source code, implementation of the build system and management of derived artefacts such as machine code of computer programs. The algorithm is often only represented in human-parsable form and reasoned about using logic. Source code is written in one or more programming languages (such as C, C++, C#, Java, Python, Smalltalk, JavaScript, etc.). The purpose of programming is to find a sequence of instructions that will automate performing a specific task or solve a given problem. The process of programming thus often requires expertise in many different subjects, including knowledge of the application domain, specialized algorithms and formal logic.

  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • C
  • C++
  • Python
  • perl

Computer Operation (Mental Att/4)

This is the skill of using computers as part of your job or home living.

  • Macintosh
  • Unix
  • VM/CMS
  • NT
  • DOS
  • Spreadsheet

Security (Mental Att/4)

The practice of attacking or defending information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording or destruction. It is a general term that can be used regardless of the form the data may take (electronic, physical, etc…)

  • Hacking
  • Management
  • Countermeasures
  • Info Assurance
  • Disaster Recovery
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Magical Knowledge Group

Magic Theory (No Default)

Magic Theory is the study of and understanding of the mystical forces which bind the world together. By using power words, Sorcerers can force the effects of specific runes into the world through material components. Concentrations are listed below.

  • Spell Masking
  • Spell Shielding
  • Spell Combinations
  • Spell Anchoring
  • Spell Casting
  • Spell Dispelling

Astral Theory (No Default)

Astral Theory is the study of the Astral Plane and its interaction with the physical plane.

  • Places
  • Objects
  • Spirits
  • Elementals
  • Assensing (reading auras)
  • Projection
  • Dream Walking
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Military Theory Group

Tactics (Quick/4)

Military tactics can be described as the science and art of organizing a military force, and the techniques for using weapons or military units in combination for engaging and defeating an enemy in battle. Changes in philosophy and technology over time have been reflected in changes to military tactics. In common vernacular, “tactical” decisions are those made to achieve greatest immediate value and “strategic” decisions are those made to achieve the greatest overall value irrespective of immediate return.

  • Air
  • Land
  • Sea
  • Hand to Hand
  • Ranged
  • Cavalry

Strategy (Mana/4)

Military strategy is a set of ideas implemented by military organizations to pursue desired strategic goals. Strategy when it appeared in use during the 18th century, was seen in its narrow sense as the “art of the general”, ‘the art of arrangement’ of troops. Military strategy deals with the planning and conduct of campaigns, the movement and disposition of forces, and the deception of the enemy.

  • Air
  • Land
  • Sea
  • Hand to Hand
  • Ranged
  • Cavalry
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Physical Sciences Group

Chemistry (Mana/4)

Chemistry, a branch of physical science, is the study of the composition, structure, properties and change of matter. Chemistry is chiefly concerned with atoms and their interactions with other atoms – for example, the properties of the chemical bonds formed between atoms to create chemical compounds. As well as this, interactions including atoms and other phenomena – electrons and various forms of energy—are considered, such as photochemical reactions, oxidation-reduction reactions, changes in phases of matter, and separation of mixtures. Finally, properties of matter such as alloys or polymers are considered.

  • Analytical
  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic
  • Materials
  • Neurochemistry
  • Nuclear
  • Physical
  • Theoretical

Geoscience (Mana or Quick/4)

Geoscience is an all-embracing term for the sciences related to the planet Earth. It is arguably a special case in planetary science, the Earth being the only known life-bearing planet. There are both reductionist and holistic approaches to Earth sciences. The formal discipline of Earth sciences may include the study of the

  • Atmosphere
  • Hydrosphere
  • Oceanic
  • Biosphere
  • Geology

Astronomy  (Mana or Quick/4)

Astronomy ( is a natural science that is the study of celestial objects (such as stars, galaxies, planets, moons, and nebulae), the physics, chemistry, and evolution of such objects, and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth, including supernovae explosions, gamma ray bursts, and cosmic microwave background radiation. A related but distinct subject, cosmology, is concerned with studying the universe as a whole.

Physics (Mental Attribute/4)

Physics is the natural science that involves the study of matter(4) and its motion through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. More broadly, it is the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves.

  • Matter
  • Atomic
  • High-energy
  • Astrophysics
  • Temporal
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Biological Sciences Group

Zoology (Mana/4)

The study of animals, including classification, physiology, development, and behavior. Subbranches include:

  • Ethology(animal behavior)
  • Entomology(insects)
  • Herpetology(reptiles and amphibians)
  • Ichthyology(fish)
  • Mammalogy(mammals)
  • Ornithology(birds)

Para-Zoology (Mana/4)

The study of paranormal creatures, including classification, physiology, development, and behavior. Subbranches include:

  • Vampire
  • Lycanthropes
  • Leprechauns
  • Fairies
  • Pixies
  • Brownies

Ecology (Mental Attribute/4)

Ecology is the scientific study of interactions among organisms and their environment, such as the interactions organisms have with each other and with their abiotic environment. Topics of interest to ecologists include the diversity, distribution, amount (biomass), number (population) of organisms, as well as competition between them within and among ecosystems. Ecosystems are composed of dynamically interacting parts including organisms, the communities they make up, and the non-living components of their environment. Ecosystem processes, such as primary production, pedogenesis, nutrient cycling, and various niche construction activities, regulate the flux of energy and matter through an environment. These processes are sustained by organisms with specific life history traits, and the variety of organisms is called biodiversity. Biodiversity, which refers to the varieties of species, genes, and ecosystems, enhances certain ecosystem services.

  • Forestry
  • Ocenography
  • Agriculture
  • Limnology

Botony (Mana/4)

Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology. A botanist, plant scientist or phytologist is a scientist who specialises in this field

  • Mycology – the study of fungi
  • Phytopathology – the study of plant diseases (also called Plant Pathology)

Biology (Mana/4)

Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. Modern biology is a vast and eclectic field, composed of many branches and subdisciplines. However, despite the broad scope of biology, there are certain general and unifying concepts within it that govern all study and research, consolidating it into single, coherent fields. In general, biology recognizes the cell as the basic unit of life, genes as the basic unit of heredity, and evolution as the engine that propels the synthesis and creation of new species. It is also understood today that all organisms survive by consuming and transforming energy and by regulating their internal environment to maintain a stable and vital condition.

  • Anatomy
  • Histology
  • Biogeography
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cell Biology
  • Marine
  • Physiology

Microbiology (Mental Attribute/4)

The study of microscopic organisms (microorganisms) and their interactions with other living things

  • Aerobiology – the study of airborne organic particles
  • Parasitology – the study of parasites and parasitism
  • Virology – the study of viruses and some other virus-like agents
  • Molecular biology – the study of biology and biological functions at the molecular level, some cross over with biochemistry
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Medical Arts Group

Medicine (Mana/4)

Medicine is the field of applied science related to the art of healing by diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness in human beings. In high technology worlds the following concentrations may be considered their own skills for specialists:

  • Epidemiology – a major component of public health research, studying factors affecting the health of populations
  • Genetics – the study of genes and heredity.
  • Epigenetics – the study of heritable changes in gene expression or cellular phenotype caused by mechanisms other than changes in the underlying DNA sequence
  • Hematology (also known as Haematology) – the study of blood and blood-forming organs.
  • Neurobiology – the study of the nervous system, including anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Pathobiology or pathology – the study of diseases, and the causes, processes, nature, and development of disease

Emergency Medicine (Quick/4)

Emergency medicine, also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with the care of illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. Emergency physicians care for unscheduled and undifferentiated patients of all ages

  • Intensive Care
  • First Aid
  • Toxicology
  • Palliative
  • Wilderness
  • Sports medicine
  • Undersea and hyperbaric medicine


Pharmacology is the branch of pharmaceutical sciences which is concerned with the study of drug or medication action, where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous (from within the body) molecule which exerts a biochemical or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism (sometimes the word pharmacon is used as a term to encompass these endogenous and exogenous bioactive species).

  • Poisons
  • Herbs
  • Chemics
  • Ointments
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Mathematics and Computer Operations Group

Mathematics (see below) (Mental Attribute/4)

The study of quantity, structure, space, and change.

  • Combinatorics
  • Number theory
  • Group theory
  • Graph theory
  • Order theory
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Differential geometry
  • Topology
  • Fractal geometry
  • Measure theory,
  • Calculus
  • Vector calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Dynamical systems
  • Chaos theory
  • Complex analysis

Applied mathematics (Mental Att/4)

Applied mathematics concerns itself with mathematical methods that are typically used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Thus, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term applied mathematics also describes the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the “formulation, study, and use of mathematical models” in science, engineering, and other areas of mathematical practice.

  • Mathematical physics
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Numerical analysis
  • Optimization
  • Probability theory
  • Statistics
  • Cryptography
  • Mathematical finance
  • Game theory
  • Mathematical biology
  • Mathematical chemistry
  • Mathematical economics
  • Control theory
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Engineering Group

Computer Engineering (Mental Att/4)

Computer engineering is a discipline that integrates several fields of electrical engineering and computer science required to develop computer hardware and software. Computer engineers usually have training in electronic engineering (or electrical engineering), software design, and hardware-software integration instead of only software engineering or electronic engineering.

  • microprocessors
  • personal computers
  • supercomputers
  • circuit design

Bioengineering (Mental Att/4)

The study of biology through the means of engineering with an emphasis on applied knowledge and especially related to biotechnology

Civil Engineering (Mental Att/4)

The design and construction of public and private works

  • airports
  • roads
  • railways
  • water supply and treatment
  • bridges
  • dams
  • buildings

Industrial Engineering (Mental Att/4)

Industrial engineering is a branch of engineering dealing with the optimization of complex processes or systems. It is concerned with the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of integrated systems of people, money, knowledge, information, equipment, energy, materials, analysis and synthesis, as well as the mathematical, physical and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering design to specify, predict, and evaluate the results to be obtained from such systems or processes. Its underlying concepts overlap considerably with certain business-oriented disciplines such as operations management.

Mechanical Engineering (Mental Att/4)

Mechanical engineering – The design of physical or mechanical systems, such as power and energy systems, aerospace/aircraft products, weapon systems, transportation products, engines, compressors, powertrains, kinematic chains, vacuum technology, and vibration isolation equipment.

Electrical Engineering (Mental Att/4)

The design and study of various electrical and electronic systems, such as electrical circuits, generators, motors, electromagnetic/electromechanical devices, electronic devices, electronic circuits, optical fibers, optoelectronic devices, computer systems, telecommunications, instrumentation, controls, and electronics.

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Humanities Group

Political Science (International, State (Mental Att/4)

Theology (None)

  • Shintoism
  • Buddhism
  • Catholocism
  • Judaism
  • Paganism
  • Satanism
  • Wiccan

History (Mental Att/4)

  • Magic
  • Military
  • Socio-economic

Law (Mental Att/4)

  • Government
  • Corporate
  • Church
  • International
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Social Sciences Group

Information Science (Mental Att/4)

  • analysis
  • collection
  • classification
  • manipulation
  • storage
  • retrieval and dissemination of information

Sociology (Mental Att/4)

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • social stratification
  • social class
  • social mobility
  • sexuality
  • deviance

Psychology (Mental Att/4)

  • Individual
  • Group
  • Deviant

Economics (Macro Economics, Micro)  (Mental Att/4)

Economics is a social science that seeks to analyze and describe the production, distribution, and consumption of wealth. The classic brief definition of economics, set out by Lionel Robbins in 1932, is “the science which studies human behavior as a relation between scarce means having alternative uses.” Without scarcity and alternative uses, there is no economic problem. Briefer yet is “the study of how people seek to satisfy needs and wants” and “the study of the financial aspects of human behavior.”

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