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You're trying to successfully breed a population of Norns. Norns are creatures that were created a thousand years ago by an advanced race called the Shee. Norns live for around seven hours, and have their own bloodstream, brains, and even a genetic structure called Creatures Digital DNA.

With your help the Norns can thrive. You can protect them, teach them, breed them and even construct vast automated machines that help you in your quest.


Creatures 3 Windows Beginning with a new Norn
Creatures 3 Windows Loading screen (German version)
Creatures 3 Windows Calling a Norn by keyboard input
Creatures 3 Windows The incubator next to a space ship

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Alternate Titles

  • "Creatures 3: Норны в космосе" -- Russian spelling - SoftClub release
  • "Creatures 3: Жизнь в космосе" -- Russian spelling - Russobit-M release

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User Reviews

Easy for casual gamers to get into, but deep enough for a rocket scientist. Zack Green (1186) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Jan, 2000 8.3 out of 10 83
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1999 75 out of 100 75
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 1999 75 out of 100 75
Absolute Games ( Nov 28, 1999 75 out of 100 75 Jan 11, 2000 15 out of 20 75
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 71 out of 100 71
Génération 4 Jan, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Feb 07, 2000 65 out of 100 65
Electric Games 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 (UK) Jan 27, 2000 2 out of 10 20


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Multiplayer was later added in the form of a free add-on.

Information also contributed by Mary Jane

Related Web Sites

  • website (A mirror of the official website)
  • Creatures Wiki (Creatures encyclopedia maintained by community members.)
  • Docking Station (Download the stand-alone multiplayer component for Creatures 3, free of charge.)
  • openc2e (openc2e is a free and open-source game engine designed to be compatible with the various engines used in the Creatures series of artificial life games. It supports games such as Creatures, Creatures 2, Creatures 3 and Docking Station, on many different platforms.)
Dan Homerick (344) added Creatures 3 (Windows) on Apr 29, 2000