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A practitioner of alchemy; the brewing and making of substances with unusual properties.
In game terms alchemy is typically an item creation system. Centuries ago it was the pursuit of changing normal metals into gold, unsuccessfully.
Assassins are people who are tasked with the action of violence against peoples, though their general aims are to be discreet and as minimally violent as possible in order to remain discreet if necessary.
Brewing is the production of alcoholic beverages through the process of fermentation. It is most closely associated with beer, but can also include wine, tea, cider, mead and other liquids.
The act of preparing food by applying heat, often cooking in games produces items which yield some kind of benefit towards your character.
Crafting allows players to create their own items with the correct ingredients. It is used mainly in MMOs and RPGs.
A concept common in MMORPGs, a debuff weakens a foes abilities or stats making combat easier.
A gaming genre of its own, but also frequently featured as a mini-game in other titles, especially RPGs.
Fletching the process by which aerodynamic arrows are crafted. This trade skill is often a chosen profession of rangers, rogues, and warriors. In games, the fletching usually includes the skill of crafting bows as well.
Jewelcraft is the art of creating jewelery from precious metals and gemstones. The necklaces, rings, bracelets, earrings, and other items crafted by this trade skill are often highly sought after.
This form of leveling up does not need XP to level up stats. The character levels up a skill simply by doing the action.
Mostly found in RPGs, these are status ailments that continue outside of battle.
Simulating the effects of a great variety of poisons, toxins, venoms and nerve agents can lead to many unique and interesting mechanics. A classic trope in games, Poison usually deals small amounts of damage to health over time.
Pottery is one of the oldest forms of art in the world, and it is still popular today. In some games, pottery is a tradeskill that can be learned.
A playable class in many roleplaying games. Rogues are also sometimes known as Thieves. The class in almost all these games center around their stealth capabilities.
Smithing is a trade skill used to craft and shape metal. Steel, iron, gold, silver, pewter, tin, copper, and other metals can be used to craft armor, blades, guns, coins, arrowheads, locks, and a myriad of other objects.
Tailoring is the process of crafting clothing through the sewing and cutting of fabrics. It is a popular trade skill in many RPG's.
Tinkering is a tradeskill typically reserved for gnomes. It involves the crafting of machinery and gadgets using gears and sprockets sometimes powered by steam or magic.
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