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Zoran Norns   C3DS   Spykkie | 9/25/2013  log in to like post  15

slotGeat-Z
typeGenetics + Sprites
authorSpykkie
updated9/28/2013
Years ago, I saw a drawing someone made of a Zora Norn breed concept! Sadly, the author's site and sketch vanished; and the breed never came to be... So I made my own!! :D

Now includes egg agent!

Breed Information:
- This breed takes up Geat slot Z.
- The Zoran Norns are Colortrue Norns.
- The Zoran Norns are an amphibious breed from birth, but the babies look better in the water.
- This breed visually undergoes "full body metamorphosis" to reach adulthood.
- The Zoran Norn breed has its own egg sprite.

NOTE: They also have the swim bladder organ from the Astro Tetras. Credit goes to KittyTikara.

Many, many thanks to ylukyun who did the genetic stuff and is still helping with possible CCSF-related release(s)!
 
 
KittyTikara | 9/26/2013  log in to like post  1

A tip to always slap a Norn, press and hold delete on your keyboard and you'll always slap them.

Them being Colortrue is sort of annoying too. I like the Colortrue Norns, but they are annoying to add to a wolfling run full of regular creatures, if my Grendel run is anything to go by. Still, they look really good, and hybrids look amazing with the tails. If they were in another breed slot, I'd probably add them to a Deep Norn world, mixes between the two will have to look interesting.
 
mea | 9/26/2013  log in to like post  2

As a possible idea for v2, maybe it would be possible to have this breed available in two different slots for those who want to keep the draconians & have this breed as well?
 
kezune | 9/26/2013  log in to like post

Well. Good thing I wasn't into Draconians to begin with. XD

EDIT: I have nearly died of joy upon importing these guys into my game.
 
ylukyun | 9/26/2013  log in to like post

Thanks for the suggestions. There will be a V2 at some point so keep 'em coming.
 
Rat-tailed | 9/25/2013  log in to like post  1

After some testing I have some brief suggestions:

Stimuli that punish norns for hitting. Because of the way they are, you have no idea where their butt is, so you can't slap them when you need to without guesswork and the possibility of accidentally tickling them instead and them associating the slapping with something else entirely. This prevents them from becoming slap-happy due to un-slappable butts. SSN helps with identifying the slapper as they have no arms, but being unable to stop the slappiness itself when it starts kind of bugs me.

Also, the heads on ancients are slightly detached.

That's about it though. They're super adorable.

Edit: One more thing. I noticed they do a lot of swimming in one direction but not actually moving. I'm not sure why this happens or if it can be tackled. It normally happens close to floors or ceilings of rooms, so i'm assuming there's invisible boundaries they just can't cross for some reason or another. It could just be the swimming agent?
 
savagebeast | 9/25/2013  log in to like post

=D Good! I already love this breed. Time to put them to the test.
 
Rat-tailed | 9/25/2013  log in to like post

These norns breed like rabbits..
 
InsanityPrelude | 9/25/2013  log in to like post

Thanks for the heads up, GM. I use Draconians too and I'm kind of disappointed that these conflict with such a unique breed.
 
Rat-tailed | 9/25/2013  log in to like post

I'm sure GM and I could switch slots ourselves and make our own appearance edited genetics files so they're the same. It's not a huge deal, just a bit of work and not very share-friendly. I've been considering doing this for shag-a-delics as they share a slot with your pearl mermaids, too. Making them not have an agent that injects the images actually makes this a lot easier. :P

I don't have any swimming agents at the moment, but I know there's GM's agent and then the aquanorn one.
 
Spykkie | 9/25/2013  log in to like post

Rat-tailed: I'm pretty sure I used the swimmer agent from the download section, is that the one you're using?

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