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What do you call a Biped that has Quadruped qualities

Discussion in 'Writing Discussions' started by ShadeZ, Jul 10, 2020.

  1. ShadeZ

    ShadeZ Maester

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    Something that is bipedal but moves kind of like how people free run and in fights crouches or drops to al fours?
     
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  3. S J Lee

    S J Lee Inkling

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    I'd go with "ape-like" or "gorilla-like" gait... but might emphasize the hands on the floor at some point...

    I presume you mean




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    you get POV problems if we see what the character sees, but your character would not know what an ape IS....
     
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    My first thought was also how gorillas walk. The term I usually see used to describe this is "knuckle-walking".
     
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    Thing is it's like a reverse gorilla. It runs biped, climbs with all fours and fights often from the ground. It's moves are usually described as feline as it is a feline hybrid.
     
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