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Grendel Mother producing Gargoyle Norns   
fuzzlet

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  12/3/2017

I tried to start a new wolfling run in a new world, however the grendel mother is continuously producing gargoyle norns instead of grendels. This has never happened to me before, does anyone know how to fix this?
 
Malkin

Malkin
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  12/3/2017

This happens sometimes, grab this fix to stop it: https://creatures.wiki/Grendel_and_Ettin_Maker_Update (posting from my shoephone)

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Grendel_Man
Sanely Insane

Grendel_Man
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  12/3/2017

The reason this happens is because the Grendel Egg Layer's code, by default, looks for genomes starting with the letter "g" when laying an egg.

The gargoyle norn genome's file name is "gargoyle.gen." So the end result is that the grendel egg layer gets a chance of producing gargoyle norns instead of grendels.

There's an agent available here, the Grendel & Ettin Egg Maker update, that'll put this issue to rest.

If that download doesn't work for you for whatever reason, you'll need to do some scripting:

Go into your "Creatures 3/Bootstrap/001 World" folder, and look for the file named "Grendel and Ettin Egg maker.cos." Open that up; I recommend using the CAOs Tool, but you can also open it with Notepad or an equivalent program.

Look for the line:
gene load targ 1 "g*"


Change that to:
gene load targ 1 "gren*"


Save it. If you're playing a Docked world, you can then open up the CAOs Command Line (Shift + Ctrl + C) and type:

ject "Grendel and Ettin Egg maker.cos" 7


To reinstall the Grendel Mother. If you're playing C3 Standalone then you'll either need to inject the file via the CAOs Tool if you're using it (Click the button with the paper and three lines on it; if you hover the mouse over this button, it should tell you that it's for injecting the install and event scripts), or otherwise make a new world for the changes to take effect.

If you go the scripting route, you might also want to change the line:
gene load targ 1 "e*"


to:
gene load targ 1 "ettn*"


Otherwise, you'll get a similar issue with the ettin egg layer producing norn eggs, should there be a norn genome that begins with "E."

Edit: Aaaand I'm ninja'd.


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Papriko
Peppery One

Papriko
Germany  


  12/3/2017

Are you sure C3 does not have the CAOS command line on Ctrl Shift C? I am moderately sure it does, as it is kind of a crucial tool. I know that C3 is a bit primitive in some aspects compared to DS, but THIS simple?

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fuzzlet

fuzzlet


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  12/3/2017

Thanks guys, I will try those next time I can get to a computer!
 
Grendel_Man
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  12/3/2017

@Papriko: C3 Standalone does have the CAOs Command Line. It just doesn't have the "ject" command, which is DS only and what I was referring to.

Note: The underscore in my username is supposed to be a space - it's "Grendel Man," not "Grendel_Man."
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Papriko
Peppery One

Papriko
Germany  


  12/3/2017

Huh, didn't know DS introduced that one... Development must've been a pain pre-DS :P

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