Tell me about the Hoom

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Howdy, I’m 10Kaziem’s new facebook manager for TR.

Can someone from the dev team please give me an overview on the lore behind the Hooms? I’ve got bits and pieces, but folk are asking questions I can’t answer on the page after I posted some concept art. Specifically, are they mammalian, do they have an exoskeleton, etc,? If Crucifigo himself wants to chime in as the concept artist that’d be especially neat.

Apologies if this is in the wrong place; I’m new to the forum.

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I believe they’re described as what would happen if a crustacean evolved into the ecosystem niche usually taken up by things like yaks and widebeast. They get the name hoom for the sound they make through their, er, blow-hole things on the tops of their heads. About all I know.

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Crucifigo isn’t the original concept artist in this case; he was just comissioned to render some existing TR creatures and plants in his style. (The swamp troll being another example). The Hoom was designed and modelled by Adanorcil. These two threads are what I found after a quick search of the forum archives.

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Awesome, thanks fellas. I’ll pass along the info. :)

Always impressed with the creativity of the TR team.