KAUKO
Kauko is a specially engineered biosynthetic lifeform created by the OTC Genetic Specialty Project to leapfrog genetics research. Created from the seed of artificial intelligence, their customized organic body allows them to change species and other variables on demand, using an RFID antenna located on the back of their neck.
GSP Subject 04-012
COREID 0000-0010-C31E
Home Planet: Masai-03

Primary Form Index

King cheetah
Acinonyx jubatus
Genemap F-06-A

The king cheetah is Kauko's base form. At creation, Kauko associated with the genetic mutation of the king cheetah, and it is embedded as their default.

Wolf
Canis lupus
Genemap C-01

The wolf became a staple for Kauko after exploring being away from feline for a longer term. Powerful and smart, hunting skills are put to use.

Secretary bird
Sagittarius serpentarius
Genemap EX-AV-49

The secretary bird form was vital during a time of transition for Kauko, and sports such features as long tailfeathers and kicky legs.

Malamute
Canis lupus familiaris
Genemap unknown

Kauko's desire for something fluffier and waggier than a wolf came about, and thus so did the moot.

Kobold
Genemap unknown

After a run in with some dragons, Kauko found themselves made a kobold, more capable of exploring caves and other small areas.

and more...

With Kauko's ability to shapeshift, many other forms have been taken.

Gryphon, reindeer, arcanine, and more..!

Resources

Shapeshifting

Kauko can change forms by sending an encrypted DNA sequence to the RFID antenna on the back of their neck. Control software can be found on their datapad.

After receiving this pattern, the control system sends a signal to the rest of the body to copy the new sequence.

View art on FA

Synthetics

Kauko has two different kinds of fully artificial bodies available to switch into.

A synthetic android frame for lighter duty jobs, such as field work.

A fully mechanical robot frame for heavier duty work, including EVA.

Library

The Universal Network Discovery Mesh includes stories and other information about the universe Kauko lives in.

Visit the library

Contact

Telegram: @kauko
Discord: Kauko#6237
MUCKs/IRC: Kauko