Mechanic Skills

Use Technology

This allows you to use technology that appears in game.  Even if you could use a computer before the zombies struck, extenuating circumstances often mean that only people who have a LOT of experience with computer systems themselves can make computers do what they need.  Thus, you need this skill for just about everything that has power.

This includes cell phones.  It is assumed that the cell towers are down and your cell phones are useless for the purpose of this game.  However, if you have Level 1 Use Technology, you can alter your cell phone to act as a short-range radio.  You will be given a tag when you sign in, so that you can start the game using your phone.  Contact other people in game with phones to coordinate.

Time Required: Varies

Items Required

Gear: Tool Kit if altering technology.  Nothing to use items once they are altered or turned on.

Level 1

You will be given a tag for your cell phone that allows you to use it in-game.  YOU MUST LEAVE THE RINGER ON AT FULL VOLUME. You can let other people use this phone, even they do not have this skill tree.

You can operate machinery that has a Basic difficulty.

Level 2

You can operate machinery that has a Medium difficulty.

You can spend 20 minutes working on someone else’s cell phone to turn it into a radio.  For this you can get tags at the Store. YOU MUST LEAVE THE RINGER ON AT FULL VOLUME

Level 3

You can operate machinery that has an Advanced difficulty.

You can turn the ringer off on your phone. You will be given a tag to signify this.

You can spend 30 minutes to alter someone else’s in-game phone (it must already have a radio tag) to turn off the ringer.  You can get a tag from the Store that signifies this.

Repair Technology

This skill tree allows you to repair broken technology that you may find.  Perhaps you find a computer that has pertinent information on the cure for the zombie infection.  Maybe you find a car that can get you to safety.  The levels signify the difficulty level that you can repair.

Time Required: Varies.  Repair time will be noted on the item itself.

Items Required: Gear: Tool Kit.

Level 1

You can repair technology that has a basic difficulty level, such as common cars or broken radios.

Level 2

You can repair technology that has a medium difficulty level, such as personal computers or cell towers.

Level 3

You can repair technology that has an advanced difficulty level, such as advanced computers, special vehicles, or bombs.

Fortify

This skill tree allows you to attach boards or fortification to buildings.  Each board attached to a building takes 60 seconds to tear off (if you are a zombie or a person), and your level in fortify signifies how long it takes to put up each board.

Time Required: Varies.

Items Required

Gear: Tool Kit.

Level 1

You can attach a board to a doorway in 30 seconds.

Level 2

You can attach a board to a doorway in 20 seconds.

Level 3

You can attach a board to a doorway in 10 seconds.

Make Ammo

This skill tree allows you to make ammunition, such as bullets or arrows.  There will be ingredients in-game to find that will allows you to craft ammunition, and once you spend the time to make it, you turn the ingredients in to the Store, and they will give you the ammunition.

Time Required: 10 minutes.

Items Required

Gear: Tool Kit.

Level 1

You can make three bullet or arrow in 10 minutes.

Level 2

You can make six bullets or arrows in 10 minutes.

Level 3

You can make nine bullets or arrows in 10 minutes.

Weapon Repair

With this skill tree, you can make repairs to damaged or destroyed weapons.  You do not have to be able to use the weapon to repair it.

Time Required: 10 minutes.

Items Required: Gear: Tool Kit.

Level 1

You can repair melee weapons.

With the correct components, you can craft armor.

Level 2

You can repair ranged weapons.

With the correct components, you can make melee weapons.

Level 3

With the right components, you can make ranged weapons.

 

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