MAA:Applied Arms Manual

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Applied Arms Manual

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The Master At Arms is in charge to keep the Secret Order well trained and ready for battle. In this capacity the MAA manages all Competitions and Events and the incoming Cluster of Fire Submissions. The MAA is responsible for keeping the Competitions relevant award up to date and helps Competition Runners to coordinate and judge if the need arises. The MAA is charged with upholding The Arts of Vendettas and has a Veto Right for the awarding of Spoils of War. Furthermore provides the MAA help in administrative duties of the Dark Council.

Office of the Master at Arms

The Office of the MAA handles all gaming activities throughout the Secret Order. Its officers consists of the following:

  • Master At Arms (MAA): The MAA is in charge of leading and managing the Office of the Master at Arms and ensuring the tasks of the EH Command Staff and the Dark Council are completed.
  • Praetor: Master At Arms (P:MAA): The Preator: Master at Arms is the right Hand of the MAA and can act as the MAA, if the need arises.
  • Magistrate to the Master-At-Arms (M:MAA): The Magistrates are assisting the MAA in creating and running competitions as well as helping members of the DB to create and run competitions.
    • Current Magistrate to the Master-At-Arms is NONE

Activities & Platforms


  • Puzzles (Like Jigsaw Planet)
  • Any Games (Examples: Browser Games, Monster Hunter World, Chess)


  • Helldivers 2 (2024)
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast (2002)
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (2003)
  • EA Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (2017)
  • Star Wars: Empire at War (2006)
  • Star Wars: X-Wing (1993)
  • Star Wars: TIE Fighter (1994)
  • Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter (including Balance of Power Add-On) (1997)
  • Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance (1999)
  • Star Wars: Squadrons (2020)
  • Star Conflict (2012)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011)
  • Star Trek Online (2010)
  • Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes (2015)
  • Star Wars: Hunters (2024)

Competition Awards


This Section only covers the specific rules which Crescents will be granted for a Competition based on Participation.
For general Information about the award, please visit Dark Side Compendium.

The MAA wants to promote and endorse any Competition a member of the Secret Order can participate, but to have better comparability between different Games and Activities the Tiers of applicable Crescents will be judged by participation numbers in the correlated Competition.

  • At least 10 Participants: Diamond Upgrade
  • At least 8 Participants: Ruby Upgrade
  • At least 6 Participants: Amethyst Upgrade
  • At least 5 Participants: Sapphire Upgrade
  • At least 3 Participants: Emerald Upgrade

These Additional Rules will be applied to Clan and Secret Order Competitions.

Kaiburr Star

A Kaiburr Star can be granted for any Gaming Competition as an additional Reward. It distinguishes above and beyond excellence in a Competition that was not expected or really impressed. The Kaiburr Star will be awarded by the Dark Council.


Submissions & Configurations

Cluster of Fire Submissions

Cluster of Fire need to be manually submitted to the MAA via Email. The window for submitting usually is 72 hours from completion of a match. The Clusters will be reviewed by the MAA within one to two weeks and awarded via the Database; Rejections will be sent back to the Submitter. Groups are allowed to submit Cluster of Fire for their group, but only for one game at a time and must include a note tieing everyone in the screenshots to their Database Pin-Numbers.

Acceptable Match Configurations

  • The Standard Rule for the determination of a CoF is based on the Numbers of Players competing in a match
  • On even Numbers that is a 50/50 Split (e.g. 20 players on the winning side => 10 are eligible for a CoF)
  • On uneven Numbers the best 51%
  • If it is not otherwise specified the CoFs will be evaluated based on the actual score not the kills

Star Wars: Squadrons

Star Wars: Battlefront 1/2

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Outcast

Example Screenshot submitted by KEBLAOMEGA
  • Servers are running indefinitely, after 10 Minutes Time a Screenshot must be taken, then the Lobby must be quit
  • Generic Bots will not be included in the evaluation of the Board (e.g. Padawan)
  • CoF will be determined by standard rules based on score

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

Example Screenshot submitted by Jaquel Rainix
  • Every Person who is presumed to be AFK is not counting for the Evaluation of the Scoreboard
  • CoF will be determined by standard rules based on score

Star Wars: Empire at War

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance

Star Conflict

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

Example Screenshot submitted by TheBlackxRanger
  • Only Wins achieved in the Grand Arena Event are eligible for Cluster of Fire
  • Each Round must be submitted separately
  • Screen must include your name, Round and need to be submitted within 72hrs

Star Wars: Hunters

  • Three individual screenshots must be submitted to earn one Cluster of Fire
  • These Screenshot can include any match type, including ranked and arena
  • Each Screenshot needs to fit into the qualifications for a Cluster of Fire, this means the submitter needs to be in the top half of the winning team by score