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The '''Creatures Object Editor''' (or '''COE''') was created by [[Alexander Laemmle]]. It is an improved version of his [[BORG]] tool, released as shareware.
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The '''Creatures Object Editor''' (or '''COE''') was created by [[Alexander Laemmle]]. It is an improved version of his [[BORG]] tool, released as shareware. The program has many features to aid in the creation of [[Creatures 1]] [[COB]]s, as well as the ability to use [[cheat]]s directly in a world. Additionally, the program includes language support for English and German.
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==Key Features==
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'''Sprite Editor''' - Open, edit, and save [[C1]] [[sprite]]s. Most importantly, this screen shows a visual representation of all of the colors in the [[PALETTE.DTA|palette.dta]] file.
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'''COB Compiler''' - View and create all of the elements associated with creating a [[C1]] [[COB]], such as scripts. Also includes a class calculator for converting [[family]], [[genus]], and [[species]] into a [[hexadecimal]] number.
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'''Map of Albia''' - View a small-scale map of [[Albia]] that can be exported as a .bmp file. Coordinates (x, y) are also provided when hovering over any part of the map.
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'''Cheats''' - Enable or disable [[cheat]]s, such as the [[Darwin cheat]] or [[Cheese cheat]].
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==Other Features==
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''Note that some of these features may not be fully functional on newer operating systems.''
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*Start [[Creatures 1]]
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*Send macro scripts with the Creatures Online Command Interface
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*Play [[.wav]] files with the Sound Player
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*Reset the world
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*Create an [[Egg disk|Egg Disk]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/19991004212429/http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Vista/6474/coe15.html COE 1.5 Information and Download (Archived)]
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/19991004212429/http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Vista/6474/coe15.html COE 1.5 Information and Download (Archived)]
 
*[http://www.creatures.de/c1tools.htm COE 1.5 Download (Backup)]
 
*[http://www.creatures.de/c1tools.htm COE 1.5 Download (Backup)]
 
[[Category: Unofficial C1 Tools]]
 
[[Category: Unofficial C1 Tools]]

Revision as of 14:00, 9 April 2015

The Creatures Object Editor (or COE) was created by Alexander Laemmle. It is an improved version of his BORG tool, released as shareware. The program has many features to aid in the creation of Creatures 1 COBs, as well as the ability to use cheats directly in a world. Additionally, the program includes language support for English and German.

Key Features

Sprite Editor - Open, edit, and save C1 sprites. Most importantly, this screen shows a visual representation of all of the colors in the palette.dta file.

COB Compiler - View and create all of the elements associated with creating a C1 COB, such as scripts. Also includes a class calculator for converting family, genus, and species into a hexadecimal number.

Map of Albia - View a small-scale map of Albia that can be exported as a .bmp file. Coordinates (x, y) are also provided when hovering over any part of the map.

Cheats - Enable or disable cheats, such as the Darwin cheat or Cheese cheat.

Other Features

Note that some of these features may not be fully functional on newer operating systems.

  • Start Creatures 1
  • Send macro scripts with the Creatures Online Command Interface
  • Play .wav files with the Sound Player
  • Reset the world
  • Create an Egg Disk

External links