Creatures History

To Name a Norn

Why was the first Norn named Ron and not Adam? There's a reason, you know!

The Evolution of a Species

How did our so-familiar Norns come to look like they do? Here's a collection of images from our archives and Steve Grand's original brief to the artists who would create the first Creatures Norn.

A potted history of Creature Labs and Gameware Development

The story starts back in 1996, when Millennium Interactive Ltd finally completed Steve's Grand's brain-child project, the first incarnation of Creatures. Months (even years) before its release it was clear that the potential of what had been created could extend beyond appearing in just one product.