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nuggetemily

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Cat Fortress - Replace Dwarves with intelligent Cats
« on: February 08, 2016, 03:09:39 am »

Latest: https://www.dropbox.com/s/93yk3m3sltsjlfl/catfort%202%208%2016.zip?dl=0

Latest without cheats: https://www.dropbox.com/s/safr28k3i4da1fz/cat%20fortress%20stable%202015.zip?dl=0

This is a mod that turns dwarves into cats. I would like feedback on how to make it more catlike, for example, making cats prefer to eat fish and meat, and not get as much nutrition from eating plant matter, or changing the name generator to provide more catty names.

Right now the mod mainly changes the entry for "dwarf" to call them cats, and makes their bodies follow the cat model, as well as a small graphical change to show that your citizens are cats, and a significant reduction in the size of items and the density of materials to make them more manageable. Currently, that makes adamantine weapons completely useless in combat, as they will have almost no momentum when they hit.

Please do not play this mod with the intention to harm your citizens.
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if you ever see me say 'citizens' instead of 'dwarves' and find yourself pondering "how come she doesn't just say 'dwarves'?" it's because i have modded my game so that dwarves are now cats

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Re: Cat Fortress - Replace Dwarves with intelligent Cats
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2016, 09:10:12 am »

Have you checked out other cat mods for ideas? Here are a couple:

http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=1832

http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=110956.0

At least one has a custom cat language file you might be able to salvage and repurpose, I believe. There are also random language generators you can use to generate your own language.

The following mod has unique names for cat equipment, if you're not already using those.
http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=3227
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Re: Cat Fortress - Replace Dwarves with intelligent Cats
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2016, 11:47:11 pm »

I had actually looked around for cat mods before trying to do one myself, and all I had found then was a mod to make ordinary cats capable of a few additional things. Thank you for the links!
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Re: Cat Fortress - Replace Dwarves with intelligent Cats
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2016, 09:43:10 am »

This certainly seems interesting. Reminds me of the Kobold Camp mod, only this time with Cats  :P
Now that I think about it, Cats instead of Dwarfs... Kobolds suddenly seem more threatening.
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Re: Cat Fortress - Replace Dwarves with intelligent Cats
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2016, 02:53:29 pm »

Now I have to wonder if the cat entity keeps dwarves as pets.
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Re: Cat Fortress - Replace Dwarves with intelligent Cats
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2016, 04:02:22 pm »

but the cats still choose the relationship
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