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-Tribbles!- New Small Pet, New Cage, and Recolors!

by Phaenoh Posted 13th Jul 2010 at 12:33 AM - Updated 3rd Jun 2013 at 8:16 PM by Phaenoh
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In a shameless effort to earn my 'Made a Pet' achievement sticker, I have toiled this weekend over a ball o' fluff. I bring with me tribbles! You would not believe the trouble I had with these tribbles. Where my Trekkies at? halla! Creating a new pet is actually a relatively simple project, but getting the darn cage to be repo'ed to stuff was nearly impossible.

What is a tribble you ask? Phae nearly dies gasping in disbelief Well, a tribble is an adorable ball of fur that squeaks and has no decernable front or back or face. These happy little creatures love everyone except Klingons. Also, they procreate at such an exponential rate that top doctors such as Dr. McCoy, believe that the only way they can do this is that they are born pregnant. This raises some serious genetics questions, but I'll stop there before I bore you. To serve as a pet your Tribble has been spayed. A tribble is an animated furball. Enjoy!

I've included for you four additional tribble recolors. These are in the Phaenoh_Tribbles rar along with the tribble mesh and the cage.

I've also created the cage I made for the tribbles as a simple womrat cage. They do not overwrite each other so you can have both if you like. The tribble cage costs $450 while the womrat version costs $350. The original womrat cages costs $250.

As a final additional I've also created three recolors for the original womrat cage. Because I've created my cages to be linked to the original, my cages also have these three colors available. My cages have two subsets opposed to the original one, so the table that the cage sits on is linked instead to the BaseGame Value Desk that is shown in one of the screenshots linked below.

FaceCount: 2470
VertexCount: 2156

FaceCount: 936
VertexCount: 1548

Together this comes to 3406/3704
Maxis one stands at 2598/3090
So we are a little above, but that's still within the normal range, just don't let your tribble population explode or your computer might take issue with it.


Additional Credits:
Creds and kudos to HL and Lee for helping me figure out how to fix the glass subset issue.

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Test Subject
#101 Old 6th Sep 2011 at 1:25 AM
hahhaa tribbles!!! made my day.
Test Subject
#102 Old 5th Nov 2011 at 2:13 AM
Oo how cute, YAY!.. You know, I was wandering.. Maybe do you think you could make a hedgehog version of this? o.O
Test Subject
#103 Old 25th Nov 2011 at 1:37 AM
reminds me of a ginuea pig I once had. He was crazy fuzzy
Field Researcher
#104 Old 10th Feb 2012 at 10:41 AM
Omw, you're amazing. These are. I don't even know what to say, I just want to figure out how to cheat my way into a giant puddle of them. A tribble bottle puddle paddle battle muddle.
Test Subject
#105 Old 15th Dec 2013 at 9:18 AM
Too cute, great job & Thanks!
Test Subject
#106 Old 5th Jan 2014 at 6:46 PM
OMG. I'd like a million tribbles! (But only because that sounds a lot more realistic than saying I'd like a tribble.)
Mad Poster
#107 Old 8th Jun 2014 at 11:57 PM
Oh, my! I had not seen this before, but it's totally awesome! Makes having the Pets EP almost worth it!
Test Subject
#108 Old 25th Jul 2015 at 7:05 PM
Thanks a lot from Russian crazy trekkie! Has anyone tried to feed them? Is your town flooded with tribbles as the result?
#109 Old 23rd Feb 2018 at 3:06 PM
Ah I love this!! Thank you so much!!
Test Subject
#110 Old 1st Mar 2021 at 5:45 AM
Definitely going to have these in a whimsical neighborhood! Thank you.
Test Subject
#111 Old 27th Aug 2021 at 6:30 AM
Is it possible to have a version of the tribble that lives in the original rounded womrat cage? I'm fond of the round cage but not fond of womrats.
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