New pet: Bumbus

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New pet: Bumbus

Post by Silverevilchao » 28 Nov 2009 07:37 pm

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URL says it's a "Bumbus", so I don't think this is an experiment pet. The news post calls it a new pet.

OMFG do we finally have another species of bug?!

...my only problem with it is that looks like a really, really cute and plushie version of the Illumis. Lotsa similarities. Ok, maybe not that many, but I did a double-take when I saw it for the first time 'cause I thought it was some kind of Illumis.

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EDIT: This is definitely a new pet. Other colors are available:
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Arid, Cream, Dawn, respectively.
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Dusk, Field, Gold...
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Lilac, Marsh, Nuclear...
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Sun and Twilight.
Really like the Lilac, Nuclear, and Twilight ones. And Arid. Also, I edited the topic title.
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Re: New pet?

Post by Prairs » 28 Nov 2009 07:45 pm

It's really cute, and I've seen a few too. I love the gold one!
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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by hebdenhippy » 28 Nov 2009 08:04 pm

As great as it is to see another bug pet, I wish they had opted for a different type of bug (maybe a butterfly or a mantis or something like that) as this looks really similar to the Illumis. It's very cute, I like the eyes and the cute little arms, but I prefer the Illumis.

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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Faun » 28 Nov 2009 08:11 pm

quite cute, but Id rather have a spider or some scary type of bug.

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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Griffin » 28 Nov 2009 08:18 pm

I've always thought real bugs were adorable, but the style is too baby cartoonish for me. And I hate bees. But it's very well drawn, not a bad addition! Just would've preferred a spider or beetle or even a cute snail c:

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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Pyrostatic » 28 Nov 2009 08:28 pm

-sighs- I was really hoping this would be an experiment pet. I don't like bees at all; I was hoping for a scorpion or something really badass. This just looks like a Chibi or something, not an actual pet. It looks like it's giving you the finger by the way.

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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by TCStarwind » 28 Nov 2009 08:36 pm

IT'S SO CUTE. I kinda want one, but I don't have any free pet slots, and I can't imagine what I'd do with one. Arid, dusk and lilac are my favorite of the colors. I'm not fond of bees by any stretch of the imagination, but I like it and can't wait to see more colors. :)

Edit: Who is the artist, by the way?
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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Officer 1BDI » 28 Nov 2009 09:00 pm

As others have said, it's adorable, but if we were going to get another bug-inspired species I'd much rather have something from the arachnid family. As it is, it just seems way too close to the Illumis for my personal tastes.
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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Cranberry » 28 Nov 2009 09:22 pm

Pie is the artist. I think the pet is adorable!
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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Aqua » 28 Nov 2009 09:34 pm

That's cute. :D Though it's too bad they didn't go for a more scary bug to contrast the illumis. I love bees in any case.

I kind of hope someone takes over the illumis as well eventually, I wish I'd gotten more colours out for it. D:

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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Kari » 28 Nov 2009 09:38 pm

It looks like a Tellytubby. Or a really fat Illumis. I wish we had gotten an ant or a scorpion or spider or something scary-ish.
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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Alecko » 28 Nov 2009 09:40 pm

Can't say I'm too fond of this. Not too keen on bugs anyway, and this is waaay too cute for my taste. I do like the eyes on the Arid/Cream/Dawn and the ruff on the Twilight.

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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Rakumel » 28 Nov 2009 09:48 pm

As I said on the Subeta forums, I'm waffling between cute and creepy on this one. The art is well done, but it's not inspiring any "OMG MUST HAVE NAO!!11" feelings in me. Good on them for making another bug pet, though, I guess.

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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Amphigorey » 28 Nov 2009 10:06 pm

... I don't like it D:

I HATE bugs. Hate hate hate. They are the bane of the universe. Especially bees. So, I probably wasn't going to like this pet no matter what.

But why couldn't they have made it look less like the Illumis? They're very similar; wings, antenna, two large eyes, furry mane, six arms... I understand that most bugs look like that, but why another one? Why not a spider or ant or butterfly? To me, it's not even that cute. It's more like it's attempting to be "OMG children's TV Show host" cute, but falling into 'creepy' territory instead.

Eh. I'll never get one, but I guess if other people like it it's fine.

ETA: I must admit, this little guy is growing on me. It is kinda cute, and oh-so-squishy *squishes it*. My original judgement might have been a tad harsh. I shall blame it on my bee-phobia. XD
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Re: New pet: Bumbus

Post by Iggy » 28 Nov 2009 10:31 pm

but if we were going to get another bug-inspired species I'd much rather have something from the arachnid family.
Except for the fact arachnids aren't a bug, I agree with this. :)


I totally adore this pet, though. So faaaaat.

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