ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

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Happy Family
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Jan 22, 2018 @ 11:35am
Dec 20, 2018 @ 7:20am
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Happy Family

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14 items
Happy Family
  • The Wedding Rings - to mate your dinos easily, they will stay in place while mating
  • The Pacifier: auto-imprints your baby, you can carry your baby, toggle baby growth and set flyer to fly or land
  • The Hourglass: set the age of your dino

-new pacifier ini entry (see below)
-several bug fixes
1. The items do not need to be used, this is done automatically (because of the gacha eating the items)
2. The Pacifier buff: You can now set your flyer to fly or land (from juvenile up to adult)
3. Changed crafting costs for the pacifier

Wedding Rings
For easy mating craft the Wedding Rings. You get two rings when crafted one.
Put each ring in the dinos inventory, they are activated automatically.
The dinos will start to mate. You do not need to set them to wander.
While the wedding effect stays on the dino, it is unable to move.
To deactivate the effect, use the pets radial menu.
Remove Wedding Effect remove the wedding buff.
Crafting cost: 2 metal ingot - Player level: 20

Put the pacifier into baby's inventory and choose "Use" on the item to activate it.
The pacifier will now start to auto imprint your baby.

You will find three(flyer: four) options in the dinos radial menu (if not disabled in the GameUserSettings.ini - see below)
Stop Baby Growth
If you choose this option, the baby will stop to grow, it will not be auto-imprintet and it does not need food until you start the growing again.
(This option can be disabled in the GameUserSettings.ini: see below...)
Crafting cost: 1 sap, 1 dye pink - Player level: 20
Pick Up (can be disabled in GameUserSettings.ini - see below)
You can carry most of your baby dinos. It depends on the weight of the dino. Some young dinos are too heavy to lift, others are too heavy even as a baby like a bronto.
(Sometimes releasing the carried dino does not sync correctly, the visual dinos size changes to adult, but not the age - this is an Ark issue, because the dino is scaled to adult size while throwing. The aberration crab has the same issue, try this to see the issue: with left crab claw pickup a non-adult dino and release it again...)
Fly or Land Flyer, which are at non baby age, can be set to fly or if flying to land.
Remove Pacifier Effect remove the pacifier buff.

To set the age of your dino, put the hourglass in the dinos inventory and use it.
The dino gets three radial menu entries:
"add 1% to age" and "subtract 1% from age"
Remove Hourglass Effect remove the hourglass buff.
Crafting cost: 1 crystal, 1 wood, 1 stone - Player level: 20
You can disable the engram for the hourglass with the game.ini entry (see below)

Cheat Codes:
cheat giveitem "/Game/Mods/Family/PacifierItem_Family.PacifierItem_Family" 1 1 0
cheat giveitem "/Game/Mods/Family/WeddingRingItem_Family.WeddingRingItem_Family" 1 1 0
cheat giveitem "/Game/Mods/Family/HourglassItem_Family.HourglassItem_Family" 1 1 0

Following are options in GameUserSettings.ini
[HappyFamily] NoStayBaby=True/False NoCarryBaby=True/False NoAutoImprint=True/False BabyAutoFeed=True/False
NoStayBaby: If true, the "Stop Baby Growth" radial menu entry is not shown (default is False)
NoCarryBaby: If true, the "Pick Up" radial menu entry is always hidden (default is False)
NoAutoImprint: Set to True to disable auto imprinting
BabyAutoFeed: If True, you do not need to feed your baby while having the pacifer effect, but this works only up to being juvenile

To hide the engrams, copy the following into the game.ini (choose the engram you wish to hide)
Under paragraph
OverrideNamedEngramEntries=(EngramClassName="PacifierEngram_Family_C",EngramHidden=True,EngramPointsCost=75,EngramLevelRequirement=150,RemoveEngramPreReq=False) OverrideNamedEngramEntries=(EngramClassName="WeddingRingEngram_Family_C",EngramHidden=True,EngramPointsCost=75,EngramLevelRequirement=150,RemoveEngramPreReq=False) OverrideNamedEngramEntries=(EngramClassName="HourglassEngram_Family_C",EngramHidden=True,EngramPointsCost=75,EngramLevelRequirement=150,RemoveEngramPreReq=False)
to remove the engram

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Popular Discussions View All (4)
Oct 27, 2018 @ 2:41am
Oct 11 @ 12:27am
Dec 20, 2018 @ 11:21pm
Change Engrams & Crafting Costs
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WolfAK-47 Aug 14 @ 1:12pm 
I love this mod
LydiaJoystickDeetz Aug 5 @ 7:21pm 
@Grebog It's probably just a mod conflict, then. I wouldn't know with what mod though since none of the mods I use feature tamed creature buffs...
Grebog  [author] Aug 4 @ 10:38am 
@LydiaJoystickDeetz removing the rings should reenable the dinos moving
LydiaJoystickDeetz Aug 3 @ 11:18pm 
@Grebog It isn't?
Grebog  [author] Aug 3 @ 10:14am 
@LydiaJoystickDeetz this should not happen... strange
LydiaJoystickDeetz Aug 3 @ 2:22am 
@Grebog Thanks! Also, is there a cooldown for the dinos remaining in place after receiving the rings? I took the rings out of their inventories when I was finished and realized that they refused to follow me around... So I had to kill them.
Grebog  [author] Jul 27 @ 8:34am 
@LydiaJoystickDeetz the wedding ring does only stop the dinos from wandering around but the mating cooldown will not be resetted
Grebog  [author] Jul 27 @ 8:32am 
@Ṻńīčøṝñ Ŵḯƶåřḍ the hour glass is only for setting the dinos age. for stopping growth use the pacifuer
LydiaJoystickDeetz Jul 26 @ 9:35pm 
Question. Does the wedding ring force mating again as soon as a round of mating is over? Or do we have to wait for the mating bar to go down?
How is hourglass different from Stop Baby Growth feature? Does the hourglass or Stop Baby Growth feature ever time out (baby will continue to grow regardless after a certain time)? And also can I claim the baby before stopping their growth? Thanks for the help