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A version for Don't Starve Together now exists and can be downloaded via the steam page:

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Seras Victoria, The Fledgling Vampire

"Seras was a member of the D11 elite police response unit, until she was mortally wounded by Alucard in his destruction of a vampire masquerading as a priest. On the verge of death, she chose to allow Alucard to turn her into a vampire. Serving beneath Alucard, she now works for the Hellsing Organization and deals with the consequences of her decision."

Project background and goal

I've always liked Seras character from the Hellsing Anime, and in a game like Don't Starve where all characters seem to be going off the edge in one way or another, Seras as a reluctant human-turned-blood-sucking-monster seemed oddly fitting. I will focus on making Seras fun to play more than "balanced", with this meaning that playing Seras should be a different experience from playing other characters in don't starve. Playing her meant to be challenging in its own way.

Attributes

Health: 260/60*

Stomach: 150

Sanity: 120

Damage: x2.1/x0.4*

*highest at night when full, lowest at day while starved.

Features

Green = Working feature

Yellow = Partially implemented/semi-working

Red = Not implemented

  • Power changes day/night & full/starved.
  • Character model changes depending on power (5 models)
  • Regenerate hp at night (when not starved).
  • Night vision.
  • Sanity loss while starved.
  • Cold resistant (insulation).
  • Affected by full moon.
  • Can only eat meat-type items. Partially meaty food such as meatballs have reduced effect.
  • Takes no damage eating monster meat, but still loses sanity
  • Unique speech text.
  • Unique craftables.
  • Tweaking, polishing and extra testing.

Status

The mod is in a stable state.

Tips and tricks

General survival

1. Seras is very weak during the day, especially when hungry. Avoid all confrontation with enemies when possible during the day. Even a few frogs can be dangerous to a starved Seras during the day.

2. Seras has night vision and she is extremely strong during the night as long as she is above 60 hunger. You can use this time to kill spiders, beefalo, werepigs and other dangerous opponents with relative ease.

3. Caves are considered constant night, and since Seras excels at nightly adventures you should not hesitate to explore the lands underground.

4. Seras unique weapon is quite affordable and has the same power as a tentacle spike it drains Seras own health when used. Using it during the day or when starved is not recommended

5. You may want to sleep through the full moon.

Dealing with hunger and health

1. Seras cannot eat non-meat food, but this does not stop you from using this food as bait for tasty animals. It is a good idea to create a large number of traps with bait near rabbit holes to get a stable source of meat early on.

2. Seras does not take health damage from eating damaging food. This means that spiders and the like are a passable source of meat. When you can create monster jerky and have some sanity improving clothes you can use monsters as your primary source of food.

3. If Seras stomach is filled above 145 she will become somewhat more powerful but drain hunger quickly until she goes below 130. She drains hunger even faster during the day while in this state. An advantage is that she will slowly regenerate health during the evening and night while in this state.

4. Seras slowly regenerates health at night while above 60 hunger. Since caves are considered constant night you can use caves to get your health up when no other health restoration is available.

5. When cooking try to stick to cooking "meaty" recipes such as Meaty Stew, Honey Ham, Bacon & Eggs with the crock pot. Less meaty recipes have reduced effect on Seras.

Version History

Version v1.0

This is the first public version

Version v1.1

  • Fixed head not showing when wearing a hat.
  • Tweaked hunger (reduced to be less difficult)
  • Fixed a minor texture error.
  • Changed some speech lines.

Version v1.2

  • Completed speech text.

Version v1.3

  • Major visual upgrade

Version v1.4

  • New portrait for character selection
  • Less meaty Crock pot recipes have been rebalanced to better suit Seras being a carnivore.

Version v1.5

  • New portraits for selection & save slots
  • Now with better spelling!
  • Fixed portrait compression error that was effecting some players

Version v1.6

  • New blood-fuelled unique weapon

Version v1.7 (current, download via Klei)

  • Added 5 new character appearances dependant on power
  • Rebalanced hunger
  • Increased night vision radius
  • Added full moon effect.

Special Thanks to:

Sukoushi

TheDanaAddams

debugman18

Vazura

You guys helped make this mod possible! :-)

Forum Topic

http://forums.kleientertainment.com/index.php?/topic/26212-seras-victoria-the-fledgling-vampire/


What's New in Version 1.7   See changelog

Released

  • New blood-fuelled unique weapon
  • Like 5
  • Confused 1



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it's rather strange that she looses sanity at night. At night if anything she should gain sanity should she not?

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@daymyth

She has reduced (50%) sanity loss at night. I guess she is just kind of a wuss who is still scared of the dark despite being a vampire. ;)

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No night vision in caves? I entered the cave at night and she did not have any night vision

 

Edit;

 

My bad, it works fine after some time passes underground

I just thought she will have constant night vision as the description suggest (caves are considered constant night)

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how to instal custom character? can you write me here?

Unzip the mod folder under: \steam\steamapps\common\dont_starve\mods

 

Then open the game and hit the mods button to enable the mod.

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Hi, in the new update it seems that when im in a cave, Seras doesn't seem to be regenerating health or have her increased stats either. I also could not see inside the cave with my night vision. Is this a bug or is it just a problem with the newly implemented caves?

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Hi, in the new update it seems that when im in a cave, Seras doesn't seem to be regenerating health or have her increased stats either. I also could not see inside the cave with my night vision. Is this a bug or is it just a problem with the newly implemented caves?

I think it is because in the new update a day/night cycle was added inside the caves

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"I'm a Vampire! I can't eat carrots!" I mean, how can you not love it? My favorite of all the mods :-) Thx a lot!

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Bugs on this mod:
On map you see icon Wendy
In caves sometimes (meaby if on the surface is day) you didn't see in the darkness (like normal character)
Little suggestion: Meaby batilisk as friend?

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I wasn't really planning to, but if there is a great interest in one I guess I could create an Alucard character.

Hey please create a new character for me XD

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