Vote for a New Animal!

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Which animal would you most like to see added to WolfQuest 3?

Bighorn sheep
124
46%
Pronghorn
47
17%
Black bear
8
3%
Bobcat
34
13%
Porcupine
57
21%
 
Total votes: 270

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by SilkenGalaxy » Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:50 pm

On the Steam Discussion I said I was most interested in Bighorn Sheep and Pronghorns, and while I still do find those interesting, we already have similarly sized prey animals on the way (mule deer & elk calves), so after some thinking I voted porcupine. We don't have much in the way of small animals we can interact with (at the most we have foxes we can watch or kill and hares which we can kill and eat and then there's the coyotes which we can kill, they're all fairly similar in how we can interact with them), and I think it'd be cool to have a small critter roaming around that can also pose a threat, wouldn't it be awesome to watch the porcupine doing it's threat display to your wolf, with their quills raising up and rattling? Also there's the chance of your wolf getting quills in it's paws, legs, maybe rump area? But then there could also be the risk of the porcupine getting it's quills stuck in a dangerous place, like the neck, face, or chest!

In other words, I think porcupines would be more interesting and dynamic critters to add!

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by 96Heartz » Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:07 am

I hesitated between the bighorn and the pronghorn, and I would have liked to vote for both, since the bighorn would be an interesting challenge and an animal that we could find in mountains (like a lot of people already said). But the pronghorn isn't very known, and that's a good point because people could learn a bit more about it (or at least learn its existence !).
I also like the idea of the porcupine, it's something very different from what we have in the game for now, a bit like the toad.

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by Medenagen » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:34 am

That is a very, very hard choice.

I went with pronghorn because they are quite the different critter and live some impressive lives of migration... and they're crazy-fast when they want to run so would be a heck of a challenge to interact with in-game.

Although I DO like the thoughts about Porcupines as well. They would be a completely different kind of a challenge for interaction. lol Slower critter with crazy defenses, but not impossible to have a meal out of it. Although quills can have a delayed reaction that can kill whatever tried for it...just the right quill in the right spot that doesn't get pulled sure can work its way in to do the damage. Would that be considered when making them up?

(Really just want all the listed animals and hope they can be added at some point or another as the game is created... lol)

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by DaniBeez » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:16 am

It's too bad wolf isn't one of the options. I'd vote for that one if it was.

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by Medenagen » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:31 pm

It's too bad pangolin isn't one of the options. I'd vote for that one if it was.
(Well, to be fair, pangolins don't live in the location the game is set in, so it wouldn't really make all that much sense to have them.)

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by Noctis_ » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:16 pm

I voted black bear, only to find that the fewest number of people also did so. I'd really enjoy watching black bears interact with the world. Oh well- bighorn sheep are cool, too.

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by thirteen889184 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:31 pm

I voted for Bighorn Sheep, but I also considered the Pronghorn. I'm from the area and I see both frequently, but ultimately I decided to vote for Bighorns because I thought that they would be most interesting of the two.

I'd honestly like to see all of them, lol, but for now, the Bighorn Sheep is my top pick.

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by Pepper » Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:10 pm

April 13, 2018: And we have a WINNER!! Bighorn sheep win by a landslide. Thank everyone for voting!

We will keep the poll open because who knows, maybe we will be able to add some of the runner-ups someday.
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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by DawnWings » Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:57 pm

Bighorn sheep was my first choice, but I didn't vote that because I know it's already been decided they will be in the game. So, I voted pronghorn because I think they would be a hard challenge because they are North America's fastest land animal at 55 mph. I assume they would require an ambush tactic, with one or more wolves in hiding downwind and the other(s) driving them that direction, or a fast wolf with very high stamina.

I also think it would be thrilling to see them run.

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by Nuntayak » Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:20 pm

Bighorns should be a fun critter to hunt. As a runner up, voted for porcupine because of the challenge they'd present.

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by Star_The_Wolf » Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:47 pm

Ahhhh! I want them all!!! But young wolves love to hunt pronghorn calves, so I voted for that.

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by Mwitu » Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:09 pm

This is somewhat random, and I have nothing against porcupines, but why are so many people voting for them? It's right there in second place. :lol: Once more, that's not a complaint - I like porcupines with the rest of you. But I find it oddly popular. It would be fun and unique to see them (I don't know any games with porcupines in them) in WolfQuest, but what gameplay would it enhance? I suppose getting poked could be fun. :)

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by GoldenBeauty » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:39 pm

Mwitu wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:09 pm
This is somewhat random, and I have nothing against porcupines, but why are so many people voting for them? It's right there in second place. :lol: Once more, that's not a complaint - I like porcupines with the rest of you. But I find it oddly popular. It would be fun and unique to see them (I don't know any games with porcupines in them) in WolfQuest, but what gameplay would it enhance? I suppose getting poked could be fun. :)
I think it's a little odd how the porcupine is the 2nd most popular vote too.. to be honest, the porcupines are sort of like toads (which haven't been mentioned in quite some time). Porcupines are slow and relatively small critters. I'm not sure how WQ wolves would ''nudge'' a porcupine or play around with it. A porcupine is too slow to really interact with the player. Would WQ wolves have a nose full of quills if they poked it (potentially harming health)? How would that work? All for a little nose-nudging? I think pronghorn are an interesting choice, since wolves could attempt to hunt down and observe these speedy and willowy antelopes. Pronghorn are very fast, so not sure how hunting would work (still though, wolves have been documented consuming pronghorn). I'd also love to see a Bobcat someday. In my opinion, I think black bears are already too similar to grizzly bears.

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Re: Vote for a New Animal!

Post by Mwitu » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:23 pm

GoldenBeauty wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:39 pm
Mwitu wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:09 pm
This is somewhat random, and I have nothing against porcupines, but why are so many people voting for them? It's right there in second place. :lol: Once more, that's not a complaint - I like porcupines with the rest of you. But I find it oddly popular. It would be fun and unique to see them (I don't know any games with porcupines in them) in WolfQuest, but what gameplay would it enhance? I suppose getting poked could be fun. :)
I think it's a little odd how the porcupine is the 2nd most popular vote too.. to be honest, the porcupines are sort of like toads (which haven't been mentioned in quite some time). Porcupines are slow and relatively small critters. I'm not sure how WQ wolves would ''nudge'' a porcupine or play around with it. A porcupine is too slow to really interact with the player. Would WQ wolves have a nose full of quills if they poked it (potentially harming health)? How would that work? All for a little nose-nudging? I think pronghorn are an interesting choice, since wolves could attempt to hunt down and observe these speedy and willowy antelopes. Pronghorn are very fast, so not sure how hunting would work (still though, wolves have been documented consuming pronghorn). I'd also love to see a Bobcat someday. In my opinion, I think black bears are already too similar to grizzly bears.
That was basically what I was thinking. I expect toads will be featured in Slough Creek when they'll play a bigger part, seeing as their announcement video had a pup pouncing on one. :frog: (I know that's a frog and not a toad. No toad emoticon, unfortunately, but this'll do).
Maybe it could hinder the scent view slightly? Throw you off a bit if you got quills on your nose?
I was thinking pronghorns would be fun, too. What with all these ungulates being added, they might not have been the most popular choice.
Bobcats would be great. They're not really anything like the cougar because they're much smaller. Maybe they'd work the same way as foxes.
Black bears - I have the same opinion of them. They're smaller, a different color, and have a slightly different diet than grizzlies, but other than that there's not much difference between the two.

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