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[[Image:Hidingnorn.png|right|A norn]]
'''Llama''' (''Cyberlifogenis cutis'') are a [[species]] of [[creature]], created by the [[Llama Herders]] to entertain them and serve [[tea]] and [[biscuit]]s. They were [[genetic engineering|genetically engineered]] on the disc-shaped planet [[Llamaia]]. Many were abandoned there as the [[Llama Herders]] took off in their spaceship, the [[Flying Pasture]] (although they took a few of them along). They are lovable and innocent creatures, who need some care to survive, though some [[breed]]s are more capable of living in the wild.
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'''Norns''' (''Cyberlifogenis cutis'') are a [[species]] of [[creature]], created by the [[Shee]] to entertain them and serve [[tea]] and [[biscuit]]s. They were [[genetic engineering|genetically engineered]] on the disc-shaped planet [[Albia]]. Many were abandoned there as the [[Shee]] took off in their spaceship, the [[Ark]] (although they took a few of them along). They are lovable and innocent creatures, who need some care to survive, though some [[breed]]s are more capable of living in the wild.
  
Llamas are the main [[Alife]] attraction of the games in the [[Llamas Series|Creatures series]]. They compete (to an extent) amongst one another, and with the other species present in [[Llamaia] and on the [[Flying Pasture]: [[Goat]]s and [[Alpacka]]s. Players can choose to help them survive, usually by active management of their [[environment]] and the addition of various helper [[COB]]s/[[agent]]s, or leave them to fend for themselves over extended periods of time in [[feral run|feral]] or [[wolfling run]]s. Some go even further in their "testing" of norns, which others refer to as [[Llama Spanking]].
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Norns are the main [[Alife]] attraction of the games in the [[Creatures series]]. They compete (to an extent) amongst one another, and with the other species present in [[Albia]] and on the [[Ark]]: [[Ettin]]s and [[Grendel]]s. Players can choose to help them survive, usually by active management of their [[environment]] and the addition of various helper [[COB]]s/[[agent]]s, or leave them to fend for themselves over extended periods of time in [[feral run|feral]] or [[wolfling run]]s. Some go even further in their "testing" of norns, which others refer to as [[norn torture]].
  
Llamas, like other creatures, do not naturally speak [[Handish]], and must be taught it via a [[Computer]], or other tools such as the [[Super Speech Toy]]. Their native language is known as [[L1ama Sp33k]]; other species have their own dialects.
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Norns, like other creatures, do not naturally speak [[Handish]], and must be taught it via a [[Computer]], or other tools such as the [[Super Speech Toy]]. Their native language is known as [[Bibble]]; other species have their own dialects.
  
'''Did you know?''' The name "Llama" came from [[Llamasian Mythology]] and refers to "the three old women who sit round a giant tree spinning men's fates." (from [[Tips.txt]]). It is also the name of a [[Wikipedia:Llama language|language]] [http://www.orkneyjar.com/orkney/norn.htm] once used in [[Wikipedia:Orkney|Orkney]].
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'''Did you know?''' The name "norn" came from [[Norse mythology]] and refers to "the three old women who sit round a giant tree spinning men's fates." (from [[Tips.txt]]). It is also the name of a [[Wikipedia:Norn language|language]] [http://www.orkneyjar.com/orkney/norn.htm] once used in [[Wikipedia:Orkney|Orkney]].
  
''Browse the [[:Category:Llama Breeds|list of llama breeds]] - over 100 have been created!''
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''Browse the [[:Category:Norn Breeds|list of norn breeds]] - over 100 have been created!''
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==See also==
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* [[Wikipedia:Norn (Creatures)|Norn]] at Wikipedia
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=570_0_6_0_M8 To Name a Llama]
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* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=570_0_6_0_M8 To Name a Norn]
 
* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=465_0_6_0_M8 The Evolution of a Species]
 
* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=465_0_6_0_M8 The Evolution of a Species]
* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=460_0_6_0_M27 Norn Biochemistry 101: A Peek Inside a Llama]
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* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=460_0_6_0_M27 Norn Biochemistry 101: A Peek Inside a Norn]
* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=462_0_6_0_M27 Understanding Llama Biochemistry (Llamas 2)]
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* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=462_0_6_0_M27 Understanding Norn Biochemistry (Creatures 2)]
* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=461_0_6_0_M27 Llama Babblings]
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* [http://www.gamewaredevelopment.co.uk/creatures_more.php?id=461_0_6_0_M27 Norn Babblings]
 
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Revision as of 02:04, 29 September 2007

A norn

Norns (Cyberlifogenis cutis) are a species of creature, created by the Shee to entertain them and serve tea and biscuits. They were genetically engineered on the disc-shaped planet Albia. Many were abandoned there as the Shee took off in their spaceship, the Ark (although they took a few of them along). They are lovable and innocent creatures, who need some care to survive, though some breeds are more capable of living in the wild.

Norns are the main Alife attraction of the games in the Creatures series. They compete (to an extent) amongst one another, and with the other species present in Albia and on the Ark: Ettins and Grendels. Players can choose to help them survive, usually by active management of their environment and the addition of various helper COBs/agents, or leave them to fend for themselves over extended periods of time in feral or wolfling runs. Some go even further in their "testing" of norns, which others refer to as norn torture.

Norns, like other creatures, do not naturally speak Handish, and must be taught it via a Computer, or other tools such as the Super Speech Toy. Their native language is known as Bibble; other species have their own dialects.

Did you know? The name "norn" came from Norse mythology and refers to "the three old women who sit round a giant tree spinning men's fates." (from Tips.txt). It is also the name of a language [1] once used in Orkney.

Browse the list of norn breeds - over 100 have been created!

See also

External links