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C3/DS Breed Making   Development   Malkin | 8/27/2012  log in to like post  3

updated6/30/2016
A list of resources for how to make Creatures breeds - mostly for C3/DS.

Some breed-making resources, most are applicable to C3/DS.

Genetics
CDN genetics tutorials (Direct download, PDF) - a series of 12 tutorials which walk through some interesting effects that can be achieved through gengineering.

I am Ron's Brain - by Steve Grand, an introduction to how brains work in Creatures.

RatBoy's Brain Tutorials - some information on the brain.

Handbuch der digitalen Genetik fur Creatures 3/Docking Station und altere Versionen - a comprehensive German resource covering digital DNA.

CFE tutorial - A guide to implementing Vampess's CFE genome.

Gencompare - Gizmo Norn and Chichi - a gendiff between a normal norn and one of Darcie's Gizmo Norns.

liveGMS - a fully-fledged, platform independent genetics editor.

easyGMS - a platform independent genetics editor, allows you to change some basic attributes of your creatures.

Stimuli Notes - listing all the known stimuli and a general list of effects on a Civet Norn.

Full Genome of a Civet Norn - a full assay of all the genes in a Creatures 3 Civet Norn.

Comparison of a Civet Norn and a Grendel - a comparison between the genes of a Civet Norn and a Grendel.

Sprites and Body Data
Poly Modelling A Norn Head - By Moe - A tutorial by Moe showing how to poly model a norn head (the most difficult part) in 3D Studio Max.

Images and Attachments - a CDN article detailing the formula used when creating image files (sprites) and attachments for brained-creatures.

Understanding and Editing ATTs - a tutorial by Ghosthande which covers how to understand and edit body data files.

The Universe of Ettins Tutorials - covers breed making with some information for C1, C2 and C3.

Flugel fur eine C3-Nornrasse (Wings for a C3 Norn Breed) - a German-only tutorial on how to sprite a winged creature for C3/DS realistically.

Using Spritesheets in Spritebuilder - how to use a function called the 'sprite sheet' in Spritebuilder to edit many different sprites easily.

What is Green Spew? - A tutorial by Ghosthande, explaining how to avoid a common problem in spriting breeds.

How to make clothes for C3/DS - A tutorial by Ghosthande on how to make clothes for your Creatures.

Egg Agents
Egg Agent Tutorial - this tutorial by RedDragon of Creature City teaches you how to make an egg agent from a genome.

Making Eggs for Docking Station and Docked worlds. - From the CDN, another egg agent tutorial.

PRAY Source to Agent Files by Don - explains how to convert PRAY files to agent files, using the example of an egg agent.

PRAYEgger by Ghosthande - This Javascript tool automatically generates PRAY code for an egg agent, so you can skip the tedium of writing long sprite lists. Just answer a few questions, like the name and sprite slot of your breed, and PRAYEgger will write the entire code for you.

 

Updated by Malkin on 8/27/2012 - reorganise into 3 main parts.
Updated by Malkin on 8/27/2012 - add in Green Spew.
Updated by Malkin on 8/27/2012 - stimuli and clothes.
Updated by Malkin on 9/2/2012 - Gene Compares.
Updated by Malkin on 4/18/2013 - PRAYEgger.
Updated by Malkin on 4/19/2015 - update url for PRAYEgger.
Updated by Malkin on 5/12/2015 - updating liveGMS/easyGMS links.
Updated by KittyTikara on 5/14/2015 - updated Ghosthande's links.
Updated by Malkin on 9/9/2015 - update to Gameware Europe.
Updated by Malkin on 9/27/2015 - updating prayegger url.

 
 
Malkin | 9/27/2015  log in to like post

Thanks for pointing this out! :)
 
Dragoler | 9/27/2015  log in to like post  1

The link to the PRAYEgger is giving me a 404 error.
 
Malkin | 5/12/2015  log in to like post

Thanks for pointing this out! I've changed the links to go to the original server for liveGMS and EasyGMS, they should work now. :)
 
KittyTikara | 5/12/2015  log in to like post  1

Does liveGMS/easyGMS load for anyone else? If it doesn't I'll remove it from the list.
 
Malkin | 12/15/2014  log in to like post

When the dash bug is fixed, this resource needs to be updated with a link to the new URL for PRAYEgger.


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