So the instructions for the game indicate that at some point, when you split from one cell into two, you will eventually bond or stick to the other cell you created. This is great, and shows the actual evolution of a single-celled organism into a multi-celled organism. And I can hardly wait to see this happen in-game.
Which brings me to the crux of this post. How long in-game is it before the cells begin to bond with one another? How long do we have to play, or what combination of compounds do we have to have, or how big does our cell have to be, before we start to see this happen? Are stages beyond microbial even coded yet?
Well, to bind to another cell you'd need to evolve both signal agents and a binding substance (the name of which escapes me, forgive me, my brain is addled.) So, but t would depend on when you evolve these. I'm not sure how long this would take but it would vary with different playthroughs.
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It's possible that there will be a half step where you can release signal agents and then other members of your species will come and swim around with you in a flock. That wouldn't be so hard to implement. As for the actual multicellular, cool your jets on that one, it's gonna be a while.