(OOC: Formerly known as "Space Cocks". Also, we got a new OP image - it's Penny riding a big cock! He's kinda like a Chocobo, hehe.)
You're at the cockfighting arena, and you've just defeated your first opponent ever in your career as a cock breeder. Now, it was time to claim your reward!
Mark, the cockfighter you met before, comes towards you. He seemed to be carrying something under his shoulder. "Congrats, Penny!" he cheers, and pats you on the back.
"Oh, uhm, thanks!" you reply, a bit surprised to find Mark himself actually congratulating you.
"They told me to show you this." he added, pointing a thumb to the organizers of the event, and then showing three eggs in a box.
"They're some hen eggs, with special traits." he explained. "They're... Not particularly strong, but they'd make for good breeding."
>Note: Traits have a 50% chance of being inherited to offspring.
>Choose Egg 1
Egg 1, female (2 atk/2 spe /2 def)
-Glue spit: Special Move. -2 to Attack, but if you hit, you're always first in the next round, regardless of speed.
>Choose Egg 2
Egg 2, female (2+2 atk/2+2 spe /2+2 def)
-Feminine: +2 to all stats if female, -2 to all stats if male.
>Choose Egg 3
Egg 3, female (2 atk/2 spe /2 def)
-Harden: Special move. Forego attacking, and get +2 to Defense against the next 2 attacks.
Updated the chart lol for your cocky convenience
NOW I'm writing :3
You were given the egg, as well as a small container to hold it in.
"Take care of her now." Mark told you. "Its one of my hen's eggs."
"Sure thing!" you reply, energetically. "I will take care of her well, and she will surely give me lots of big and strong cocks!"
"That's the spirit" he chuckles, and pat your head.
Sitting on a bench and with a basic vet kit, you tend Joe's wounds carefully, dabbing some alcoholed cotton into the wound in his chest. He had bought bravely in the arena for you, and he now deserved some good care. He clucked violently as you wiped the wound, but you held him down. After cleaning it up, you wrapped his torso in bandages, and a kiss on his head.
"You have been a good boy, Joe." you cooed to your brave cock.
You now had a while to talk to other people at the Cockfighting Plaza, before you went home for the weekly breeding.
>Talk to that old man breeder guy, and engage in negotiating trading chickens. Maybe you could get a good deal.
>Talk to Mark, the cockfighter dude, and try to learn some more stuff about fights from him.
>Cuddle and spoil your cock, Joe. He had been such a good fighter today!
>Write in anything, and I'll consider it.
You decide to stroke your dear cock.
"You've been such a good boy" you tell him affectionately, as you put him on your lap. Joe clucked, and started to look around. "Puh-Kawk?" he seemed to wonder. In response, you nuzzle his little head. "You've fought so well!" you cooed. "That talon strike you gave him - it was so brave!".
The chicken simply let himself relax in your embrace, not really understanding at all what you where saying. "Puh-cooo...." it said, and closed its eyes as you cuddled him some more.
You return back home, and leave your chickens back at the pen. Your birds, given by their genetic programming, needed to breed, but it is your job to lead the bloodlines! As they returned to the fenced off portion of grass, you could already see them running into each other, eager to get it going!
Your new chick, Cpt. Asuka Snugglebutt would hatch soon as well. She also had a chance to join in the fun!
-Joe (3.5/3.5/1.5) (Can't breed with Abigail) (Has a small bonus to breeding success)
-Millicent (4/4/0) (Can't breed with Clucky)
-Cpt. Asuka Snugglebutts (4/4/4, Femenine)
>Write in who breeds with each female. One male can fertilize multiple females, but females can only be fertilized by one male per breeding session.
After deciding who breeds with who, we roll and name the newborns :3
There seems to be a consensus on Clucky getting Clara and Abigail. Joe getting Millicent has two votes, and so does Joe getting bus-ay with Betty given >>44628656 this vote.
So the tally ends up like this:
First anon rolls a 4d100 for these: (First two for the first pair, second two for the second pair,since we normally roll 2d100's)
Joe x Millicent
Joe x Betty
Second Anon rolls another 4d100 for these
Clucky x Clara
Clucky x Abigail
Third Anon rolls another 4d100 for these
Clucky x Clara
Clucky x Captain
1-25: No egg (For Joe, this is the same as a 51-75 result instead due to the bonus)
26-50: Chick similar to the hen
51-75: Chick similar to the average of the two
76-100: Chick similar to the rooster
1-30: Chick has -1 to all stats.
31-70: No effect
71-90: Chick has +1 to all stats.
Anyone can suggest names, first come first served. I'll veto names if I deem them inappropriate lol.
>Roll 6d100, anons!
>Rolled 90, 61, 50, 50 = 251 (4d100)
>Rolled 48, 11, 23, 54 = 136 (4d100)
>Rolled 50, 84, 94, 9 = 237 (4d100)
DAMN, SO MANY CHICKS
Unfortunately, you can only keep up to 7 chickens in your pen (like I mentioned last thread). It's time to send some to chicken heaven!
You have 12 chickens. You need to select 5 to send to a better place!
>Clucky (Male): 5/5/1
>Joe (Male): 3.5/3.5/1.5
>Famulous (Male) 2/2/2
>Abigail (Female) 2/2/2
>Betty (Female) 2/2/2
>Clara (Female) 2/2/2
>Millicent (Female) 4/4/0
>Kromulous (Female) 3.8/3.8/0.8
>Rita (Female) 1/1/1
>Plucky (Female) 3/3/3
>Ducky (Female) 4/4/0
>Captain Asuka Snugglebutts (Female) 4/4/4 (Femenine +2)
Here's my hen greta. Greta is like the alpha chicken, she even pecks the turkey sometimes.
Ok, I'm going to pause it here to make the updated chart and talk about the system
I've been think of simplifying Attack/Speed/Defense to simply "Power" (a lot of stats are just 1/1/1, or 2/2/2 or 3/3/3 or whatever).
Breeding would be much simpler, but Cockfights would be determined only by a single roll. Of course, this can be made interesting with traits such as "Burnout: +2 Power, but -1 to power every turn after the first" and such. So, it would become more trait-focused than stat focused.
Also, I'll be more strict with the 7-bird limitation, so that we can only have 3 breeding rolls max, because otherwise its insane lol.
What do you guys think?
Seems fine. Here's a partially paralyzed chicken.
You know, I didn't think I could get invested in something like this, but this is a surprisingly interesting. I'm actually really excited to watch our cocks grow, and the breeding system you have in place is pretty fun.
As thanks for a good quest, here's a picture of a big black cock.
Personally, I would rather focus more on interesting traits than strictly on stats. Especially because as it aits, speed really doesn't seem to matter as much as the other two, especially defense.
Ok, so I tried to put this all into a family tree program, but it devolves and start to make a gazillion duplicates lol. I managed to trim them off lol
The family tree so far is:
So like, my suggestion, each Cock gets a PS, ATK, and DEF stat.
PS, Penetration Skill, determines when a Cock moves and when it strikes. The higher PS'd Cock moves second and strikes first because of reaction time and whatnot.
Example: A Cock with a PS2 moves before a Cock with a PS4, and the Cock with the PS4 moves second and cuts the PS2 Cock's head off before it can react.
ATK value: A cock rolls X number of d8s equal to its attack value, which have 3 hits, 2 misses, 2 PLUCKYs and 1 crit on their sides.
PLUCKYs give you a token to use in the future to replace a blank roll with a hit result. Hits must be cockblocked before crits.
DEF value: A cock rolls X number of d8s equal to its defense value, which have 3 evades, 3 blanks, and 2 LUCKYs. LUCKYs give you a token to use for when you really need another evade, and can replace one blank roll to be an evade.