The Wind Indicator and Compass is an accessory in Carnivores, Carnivores 2, Carnivores Ice Age, Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter, and Carnivores: Ice Age.
In the PC Carnivores games, the Wind Indicator is in the bottom left corner and the Compass is in the bottom right corner. In the mobile games, the two indicators were combined together for compactness.
The Wind Indicator indicates which way the wind is blowing. This determines the likelihood of an animal detecting you by scent. If the wind is blowing towards you, your scent is being blown away from the animal and you will be less likely to be detected; on the other hand, if the wind is blowing away from you, your scent is being carried directly to the animal so it will sense you more easily. The Wind Indicator also indicates the strength of the wind.
The Compass is used for indicating your current direction. It can also be used to toggle the map in the
|Carnivores by Action Forms and WizardWorks Software|
|File formats, files,|
Demo 1.00.000 (build v1.02, November 1, 1998) • Retail CD (build v1.02, November 1, 1998) • Demo 3DFX patch (build v1.03, November 24, 1998) • Retail 3DFX patch (build v1.03, November 24, 1998) • Demo v1.01 (build v1.03, November 24, 1998) • Source code (build v1.03, November 24/December 15, 1998) • Source code (build v1.03, November 24/December 18, 1998) • Direct3D 1.3 (beta!) patch (build v1.03, December 18, 1998) • Direct3D beta 1.5 patch (build v1.05, September 1, 2000)