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A '''metaroom''' is
an area in a [[world]], subdivided into [[room]]s with [[door]]s between them. Often they have a [[music]] file associated with them; music tracks can be specified per -room, but the files themselves are usually per -metaroom. |+|
A '''metaroom''' is area a [[world]], [[room]]s [[door]]s. Often have [[music]] associated with them; music tracks be specified per room, but the files themselves are usually per metaroom.
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Every metaroom in
[[C3 ]]\[[DS ]] has a position in the [[ world]] (the [[Ark]] or the [[Capillata]] ), and this position is not necessarily where they "should" go--the Creatures 3 environments are all arranged in a rough rectangle while the "main" part of the ship is just below them. A map of most of the metarooms can be found at the [[ Norngarden]] website. |+|
Every metaroom in C3DS a position in the [], not necessarily where they "should" go--the Creatures 3 environments are all arranged in a rough rectanglewhile the "main" part of the ship is just below them. of [] .
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|−|It seems that the "smaller" world is mostly full though there are a few gaps for small metarooms. However there is also a larger map with much more space, about 50 to 100 times as much. There must be some compatibility issues with this larger world but if there are, they are not known. |+|
world is mostly fullthough there are a few gaps for small metarooms. Howevermap with more to .
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|−|[[:Category:Metarooms|Browse the list of known metarooms]]. | |
norngarden. albia2000. com/ roomplan. html Room plan] for the [[ Creatures 3]]/[[ Docking Station]] [[ world]] |+|
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Latest revision as of 03:39, 1 January 2022
Icons for the four metarooms included in Docking Station
A metaroom is the term used for a contiguous area within a C3/DS world, such as the Norn Meso in DS, the C3 Jungle Terrarium, or even C1toDS. A metaroom is composed of a background graphic overlaid with many rooms connected by doors. The rooms define the open space within the metaroom, as well as the contours of the floor, walls and ceiling which creatures and other agents react to. Often metarooms have music files associated with them; individual music tracks may be specified per room, but the music files themselves are usually per metaroom.
Every metaroom in C3/DS occupies a position in the map, although their locations do not necessarily reflect where they "should" go--the Creatures 3 environments are all arranged in a rough rectangle, while the "main" part of the ship is just below them. The placement of third party metarooms is left entirely up to the creator.
The original world map is mostly full, though there are a few gaps for small metarooms. However, the map can be expanded to one hundred times its original area with no known issues, allowing for many more metarooms to be placed. A list of Creatures 3 and Docking Station metaroom coordinates is maintained on the Creatures Wiki.
Browse the list of known metarooms.