Questions tagged [humanoid]

For question about creatures whose appearance is similar to that of humans. The creatures in the question should be different from normal humans in at least one way but can still be seen as mainly human.

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How Could the Technology of a Human-like Civilization Progress Significantly Faster? [closed]

This is an edit of my previous question, in response to requests to clarify it and make it less opinion-based. Hopefully, this helps. I'll be brief this time: is there any way that a human-like alien ...
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Hypothetical classification system for humanoidness/anthropomorphism [closed]

In the course of both working on some of my fictional creature designs and thinking about other creators' own fictional creatures, I've come to realize the utility of having consistent terminology for ...
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Anatomically correct multiarmed humanoids

Humanoids with more than 2 pairs of arms weren't an unknown concept in human culture. From ancient mythology, there are the hundred-armed Hekatoncheires (who have their own thread here) and six-armed ...
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Realism of Halfing Weight to Height Ratio + Strength

Looking at a race based on Hobbits or Halflings, and I am wondering about the average weight and if that is affected by denser muscle mass (than human children of the same height), and the realism of ...
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Could human beings evolve to have longer gestation periods? If so, how could this be done?

Hopefully, this is a little less broad. Apologies if it isn't! I'm rather new here, so I'm not used to this yet. Oops. Also, apologies for the length - I'm trying to explain as much as I can. To pull ...
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Very unusual approach for Alien to disarm rifle wielding human [closed]

I'm writing a plot to video game (i hope i'll learn unity and make it one day). It will be 3D Adventure from First Person Perspective. Player Character is a modern day professional hunter. He is ...