The left-hand column shows which
Note that some need the GOG Remastered Patch to work properly.
|Calculators||This spreadsheet contains for Attributes, Class & Nutrition. It also has a simple script class ification table.||MuppetBoy||1.0|
|BobCob||For creating cobs, and editing
sprites easily. Includes a sprite editor and a cob packager.
Download version 1.44 for Windows XP onwards made by Don.
Further work by Gordnorn & Rhodent
|BobTweak||I cannot get these to work, they might well be for C2, please let me know if you can get them to work.|
|Coblist||This program will check all .cob objects in it's directory and sub directories and extract the script numbers into a text file report.||Eric Leif||1.1|
|BORG||Cheat engine for Creatures. Allows for multiple instances of the game to run, injections of any chemical, exporting the grendel, creature scan and also does a few other things.||Alexander
|Creatures Genetic Manipulator||Creates creatures or eggs by either
crossing two genomes
or cloning. But does not produce mutations.
|A more advanced program related to
BORG, though does not
have the various injectors
|Creatures Commander||For Creatures 1 or 2 that will run scripts in the game, allowing you to test scripts before adding them to cobs, amongst a great many other things.||Ernest Julyan||1.0|
|Creatures Life Saver||Apparently this program is for backing up files in case the game, or your computer crashes whilst playing.||Stefan|
|Creatures Object Source Assistant (COSA)||An aid to making cobs, including vendors, infusions, food and toys.||Jérémie|
|Creatures Editor||Allows you to alter genomes,
cobs, sprites & many other|
aspects of the game. Includes the vcl30.dpl file it requires
to run. This is a fantastic program, highly recommended.
|ChemMonitor||Allows you to examine the
chemicals in a target
creature's bloodstream, also allows you to inject any
amount of any chemical.
|Digital DNA Analyser||Analyse and compare the dDNA of creatures and
|Colors||Adds SPR files together making a third file.||1.0|
|AddSPR||Scans a genome and displays the value of it's pigment genes||1.1|
|GEL||A genetic editor for Creatures and Creatures 2, the zip contains an update for NT/2k/XP/onwards made by GreenReaper.||Mike Raiford||1.0.1|
|BMP to SPR||For converting between .BMP and .SPR file formats.||Lee|
|CobCom||An easy way to create cobs.||1.02|
|GenCompare||Compares any two .gen files,
showing all differences
|Makes images of creatures in any pose from their image files.||2.02|
|Norn Pose C2||Same as above but for C2, which can be used for C1 breeds as they are found in that game.||1.02|
|Genome Editor CJ||An excellent program for creating or editing .gen files for Creatures or Creatures 2.||CJ||1.2|
|Norn Expert||Aids sorting .exp files by displaying the birthday, genetics, sprites, biochemistry and diseases of the creature in the file.|
I added an English translation to the readme.
|Creatures Unlimited Team||2.96|
|Norn Name||I'm not exactly sure what this program does as it is all in german! However it seems to name norns automatrically for you.||David||4.4|
|Norn History||Shows norn's genealogy, it can
also create eggs
from any registered creatures.
|Norn Family Tree||Loads your norn data from your Registry file, showing family relationships and Owner's kit data.||Ricardo J. Méndez||2.0|
|Norn Family||MeineNorn-Familie. Shows norn's genealogy.||Elisabeth|
|Smart Scriptorium Extractor||It can extract a copy of all scripts in your world. Useful to look at the original scripting and for cob making.||The Lone Shee||1 ?|
|Tricorder||Works in Creatures or Creatures 2, it must be put in the game's main directory. When running alongside the game, it will give you information on cobs your pointer is touching.||1 ?|
|Sprite Builder||Allows you to view, edit and convert image files.
(.S16 and C.16) between Creatures 2, 3 and DS.
This is helpful for converting between games.
A better way to start making sprite files.
|One Stop Sprite Workshop||Allows you to view, edit and convert image files|
(SPR and .S16) from Creatures and Creatures 2.
|Wolfling Monitor||Scan for health of all creatures. Inseminate females or create new norns. Also allows for automatic naming, export. I added a .pdf version of the website's documentation.||
|Zeus||Helps you to make cobs/agents for the first three Creatures games. Also helps in making metarooms and creatures.|
As it is in beta, not all features function.
|Quest for the Ancient Shee||A very short text adventure, with a handful of rooms.||Alex|
|Creatures 0||A precursor DOS version of Creatures, more like an RPG, not quite complete, see this article for information.||Steve Grand||-|
|Required Files||Contains several .dll .ocx and .vbx files required to run such programs as Nornpose, BobCob, COSA, GenCompare & Wolfing Control Monitor||?||-|
|Cygnus||A highly useful hex editor, useful
for editing GEN, SFC|
or EXP files. Especially .sfc as no programs have been created for this specific task.
Recommended Multimedia Software
|Audacity||This is an open-source sound file editor, which supports .wav files. Useful for making sound files for your cobs.||Audacity|
|PaintShop Pro||An excellent program for editing images, for breeds, cobs, or websites. Also good for non-Creatures related stuff, I guess. Older versions are just as good, I've been using 9 for years.||Jasc Software|
|Libre Office||This is an open source alternative office suite that I have been using for quite a while, it's free and compatible with Microsoft products. It is based on Open Office, which is also good.||LibreOffice|
Recommended Interweb Software
|Chrome||This is my main current browser, it is pretty nifty. I also use it for email and cloud storage.|
|Opera||This is open source. It has a built-in adblocker which speeds your surfing speed by up to three times. Note that the adblocker is turned off by default.||Opera Software AS|
|Firefox||An amazingly stable and elegant program for surfing the net. It's open source, so it's free to download and use.||Mozilla|
|KompoZer||A robust and useful WYSIWYG .htm editor, that is open source. I switched to this from Frontpage Editor, and I'm glad I did.|
Note that it struggles with tables containing hundreds of elements, so occasionally it's useful to edit them with Libre Office.
Recommended Archive Software
|7-Zip||Free program for opening compressed file formats such as arj, iso, rar and zip. This is what I'm generally using nowadays||Igor|
|Extract Now||Free program for opening .sit compressed files for Mac.||Nathan Moinvaziri|
|Universal Extarctor||Extracts many kinds of archives including self-extracting .exe and .sit files||J. Breland|
|WinRAR||Essential program for opening .rar compressed files.||Eugene Roshal|
|WinZip||Essential program for opening .zip compressed files, although unrequired for later versions of Windows.||Phil Katz &|
Mansfield Software Group