Terms you might run across while playing this game and what they mean.
Alter: A character that is unique or breaks rules set in normal character creations. These are usually given as prizes for events.
Azorna: The name of the world Arcane Zoo takes place. Inhabitants are sometimes called ‘Azorrites‘
Azoth: Rare items that create custom characters. These can be found in game, or will be for sale during special events. Page on Azoths.
Calf / Calves: A baby Popokee
Custom: A character that was created using an Azoth.
Dragon: A loose term attributed to a creature unseen in current history, usually described as having horns, wings and pointed scales. A general term used to label any wild creature not known to current science.
First World: The time period before the current one, history only has a few rough ideas what that was like. The current game story is set in ‘The New World‘.
Geno / Genotype: The list of traits that define a character and dictate what they will look like. These are given during a breeding, or randomly rolled with a Fractured Azoth.
Import: A character that has been drawn and approved into the game.
Kouneen: The currency of Azorna, Pronounced similar to ‘coin’, with a slight drawn out end.
MYO: 'Make Your Own'. This term on site covers Genotypes from breeding OR Azoths that have yet to be drawn. This term is used for any character without approved artwork in a Player's account.
Pack: A group of Kirunhounds.
Pod: A group of Popokee.
Pup / Puppy / Puppies: A baby Kirunhound.
Rebis: Describing an individual that shares physical traits of both male and female in levels which vary per individual. All lifeforms in Azorna can potentially fall into this term.
Roll: Creative works that follow the rules for activities like Resource Gathering or Questing, allowing the player to submit the work for an item reward. When buying and selling, a roll tends to mean drawing or writing a single character in a way that will result in the work passing guidelines for the activity. (ie.: I’m selling this Kirunhound Geno for two Questing Rolls in payment.)
Slot: A single use permission, granting the right to breed with a character.
SP/ Story Points: Used to describe the value of creative works (i.e: I’m looking for someone to draw me a 20SP image,) or how trained a character is (i.e: This character import comes with 200SP.)
Trait: Describes an aspect of a creature, such as ears, tails or magic types, each has a level of rarity players might be looking for. (i.e: Selling a Rare Body Type Trait Kirunhound.)
TP/ Tribute Points: A unique currency that can be used in place of USD payments during Sales events, as well as earned from participating in Events, and other in game activities. This currency may be used and traded on site for items, characters and commissions for artwork and stories. The rate is 2 TP = 1USD$.
Void: An unnatural lack of physical form and a type of anti-magical power that is sometimes naturally born into lifeforms. Can cause unpredictable reactions in creatures who come in contact with in the wild.