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Playable Cats Version 4.0

Don't just have a pet cat--BE one!

  1. BlueLeafeon
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    Modder's Info:
    There seems to be all kinds of cat-based races out there...but none of them specifically allow you to play as a creature that is more cat than human.That's where this mod comes in.

    Upon seeing this mod, I downloaded it and found that it seemed to be largely unpolished, so I took the effort to fix that. Then I asked the original author for permission to post it here.

    Based off of Skittles' Race Template Mod.

    Feel free to leave your feedback in the discussion topic. I love hearing from people who are using this mod!

    Cat Info
    "This isn't your ordinary house cat. This alien species of cat can talk telepathically, and in lieu of opposable thumbs, uses telekinetic powers to handle items. They can also run slightly faster than humanoids."

    There shouldn't be any of the fatal kind, but if you do encounter any errors, please go to the discussion section and tell me what was going on when the game crashed, and give me your starbound.log file. I'll see what I can do.

    • There is no portrait for cats since the portrait box draws from the head sprite and there is none.

    Changes from the original version:
    • Now comes with its own invisible clothing set, including craftable back and head hiders.
    • Uses the default Hylotl ship (Because of the fish)
    • Jump animation is no longer a single, static frame
    • Duck frame added
    • Solid color variations added
    • Eye color variations added
    • All errors from the original were fixed
    • Added secondary fur pattern colors
    • Comes with its own tiered short sword set
    • Now has tiered (but invisible) armor
    • Comes with its own ship pet, the rolliepollie!
    • Bounding boxes slightly reduced so you can fit through tighter spaces
    • Custom cat name generation. Can YOU name that reference?
    The p_petsaddon.pak requires Purchasable Pets to work, and was really only made so that I could enjoy the pet I semi-created. If you do not have Purchasable Pets, ignore that file.

    To install, place the .pak file(s) into your mods directory. If you already had this installed, remove the previous version's folder first. Make sure you have a Race Extender, or you won't be able to use this mod!

    TO-DO LIST:​
    Figure out how to add NPCs to the universe
    Figure out how to edit certain humanoid animations to only apply to cats
    Figure out why the fullbright frames on the swords aren't working.
    Make the rest of the crewmember types.
    Add more descriptions for objects.

    Thanks to The Admiral for getting the mod started and uploading it to Steam Workshop.
    Thanks to Skittles for their Race Template Mod.
    Thanks to everyone answering my dumb questions on chucklefish forums.​

    Mod Pack Permissions:
    You must get the author's consent before including this mod in a compilation.
    Mod Assets Permissions:
    You must get the author's consent before altering/redistributing any assets included in this mod.


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Recent Reviews

  1. RockeeWaters
    Version: Version 4.0
    I love this mod - only problem is I can't access .pak files... If there were some alternative it would be nice.. but hey. At least i've used it before on a different device
    1. BlueLeafeon
      Author's Response
  2. N.SYU
    Version: Version 4.0
    This is great! Reviving an old mod isn't easy. 11/10!
  3. Omega_Flowely
    Version: Version 4.0
    Finally the cats are ready to capture the galaxy! Meow! Hope see more cat's power in future! Meow :)
  4. lockclamp
    Version: 3.8
    very good mod
  5. BeckyRAT
    Version: 3.3
    Reviving a mod from death isn't easy, but this author is one in a million to take on this work, plus solve any bugs that pop up as fast as they have. This mod, while great in theory, would have been impossible to pull off if the maker hadn't put as much effort into it as they have. Kudos, BlueLeafeon, this is one of my favorite mods to date.
  6. Cache
    Version: 3.3
    Now, I can be the kitty I was knew I was inside!

    Thank you so much. The included knife and invisible items are thoughtful inclusions. The cat is adorable, and I could actually squeeze through an area I was meant to have to break down early on in the tutorial. Sat and watched the sakura blossoms with a lady.

    I just wish there was a way to sit down (not lie down) anywhere or a button to meow / purr / stretch / something. I know that functionality is not even in the game itself. If only.

    Thank you!
  7. Antej
    Version: 3.1
    This looks so cute!!! The tiny cat holding gigantic sword looks just so adorable :D Good work keep it up!
  8. DrPvtSkittles
    Version: 3.0
    This mod has come a long way. This kitty sword was a delightful addition. I am so happy to see it comes with its own invisible clothing set.
    1. BlueLeafeon
      Author's Response
      Thank you! And thank you for making the race template, even if I wasn't the one who did hardest part of renaming everything, haha.