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by Thrice Xandvii
02 Jan 2018 00:29
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Carnassus & The Dream Engine
Replies: 25
Views: 4938

Re: Carnassus & The Dream Engine

I think I will call the "event" that created the world as the "Catalepsys." It's an archaic spelling of a word used most often in psychiatric circles to refer to a type of catatonic schizophrenia in which people become statuesque and experience a "loss of contact with [the environment]." Both parts ...
by Thrice Xandvii
01 Jan 2018 14:59
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Carnassus & The Dream Engine
Replies: 25
Views: 4938

Re: Carnassus & The Dream Engine

Khemehekis wrote:
01 Jan 2018 09:42
Or you could just say this is how it worked in a different universe in the multiverse . . .
I could do, yes.

But for one, that seems a bit "hand-wavey" for my taste; and two, what would I do with this wonderful idea I have here!?
by Thrice Xandvii
31 Dec 2017 09:02
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Carnassus & The Dream Engine
Replies: 25
Views: 4938

Re: Carnassus & The Dream Engine

In addition to responding to these two folks... I do want to turn this thread into something of an AMA where folks can ask whatever strikes their fancy and I will try to figure out how things work. However, again, I could really use any useful input on climate and actual planet-building you folks ca...
by Thrice Xandvii
31 Dec 2017 08:39
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 5799
Views: 1375144

Re: (Conlangs) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

I think I want to disallow /ɲi/ in one of my 'langs. What do you suppose is a better synchronic change to make the invalid syllable allowable: /ɲi/ > [ni] /ɲi/ > [ɲə] Some other thing... The other thing is that I have other sounds that I refer to as "palatal" like /ʃ/, its voiced counterpart and aff...
by Thrice Xandvii
30 Dec 2017 19:19
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Con-Script Development Centre
Replies: 882
Views: 157923

Re: Con-Script Development Centre

Personally, I use a super old version of Photoshop. Illustrator is a really nice choice, but I'm not well versed in it. On the cheap, there's free versions like Inkscape and Gimp (I think that's the name). As long as you are messing with something better than Paint... There's hope you can make somet...
by Thrice Xandvii
30 Dec 2017 11:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Con-Script Development Centre
Replies: 882
Views: 157923

Re: Con-Script Development Centre

IMO, the changes you made, although subtle, helped a lot. As for the diacritics? I like them all except for the 3-dot one. Oh, and I agree about the tilde.

Maybe try something that (can?) connect to the character it modifies? Just thinking out loud.
by Thrice Xandvii
30 Dec 2017 09:10
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: The History of the Greater West
Replies: 24
Views: 14103

Re: The History of the Greater West

@Shemtov: Dumb question... why do you not spell out God when you write it?
by Thrice Xandvii
30 Dec 2017 08:35
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Con-Script Development Centre
Replies: 882
Views: 157923

Re: Con-Script Development Centre

I see where you get the very slight Comic Sans vibe... but honestly, I see Syriac influence first (especially the first letter in the left-hand column). I wouldn't worry too much what the average person says... as most of the average folk will have no clue what your are doing in the first place with...
by Thrice Xandvii
30 Dec 2017 08:30
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Carnassus & The Dream Engine
Replies: 25
Views: 4938

Re: Carnassus & The Dream Engine

...but spelt, burnt, dreamt (drempt?) and learnt are so much more fun!

Also, while you are here, Dor... *glances up at the thread*... ummmmm....? Comments? LOL
by Thrice Xandvii
30 Dec 2017 07:08
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Carnassus & The Dream Engine
Replies: 25
Views: 4938

Re: Carnassus & The Dream Engine

eldin raigmore wrote:
29 Dec 2017 14:38
(BTW one <l> in<spelt>. No biggie.) [;)]
It comes up as a spelling mistake either way, so I didn't notice the extra L.
by Thrice Xandvii
30 Dec 2017 07:07
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Con-Script Development Centre
Replies: 882
Views: 157923

Re: Con-Script Development Centre

I'm a fan of the one on the right, as I prefer the more stylized versions of scripts, generally. However, it looks like both of them have a few semi-transparent artefacts where two letterforms are supposed to connect but don't quite. You may want to make sure that the ends of your letters don't have...
by Thrice Xandvii
29 Dec 2017 08:22
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Ȧbhannı
Replies: 16
Views: 5335

Re: Ȧbhannı

(You formatted your link in the OP incorrectly. In the opening [ it needs to be url= and then the URL, not just the URL.)
by Thrice Xandvii
28 Dec 2017 20:46
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Carnassus & The Dream Engine
Replies: 25
Views: 4938

Re: Carnassus & The Dream Engine

Wait... You'd said I spelt it right, but then you spelled the word differently?
by Thrice Xandvii
28 Dec 2017 06:52
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Con-Script Development Centre
Replies: 882
Views: 157923

Re: Con-Script Development Centre

Now thát is a gorgeous letter shape!
by Thrice Xandvii
28 Dec 2017 06:48
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Con-Script Development Centre
Replies: 882
Views: 157923

Re: Con-Script Development Centre

Finding some sort of metal object to engrave won't be hard at all... i mean, Home Depot should have you covered SOMEwhere in the store. Heck, Wal-Mart might even have some kind of implement. As for the bones, well, that part is somewhat harder, but you may be able to find some antler or something at...
by Thrice Xandvii
28 Dec 2017 06:29
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Con-Script Development Centre
Replies: 882
Views: 157923

Re: Con-Script Development Centre

I'm a fan of the letterforms that are second and also sixth (in the row of shapes on the rightmost side)!
by Thrice Xandvii
28 Dec 2017 05:08
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Carnassus & The Dream Engine
Replies: 25
Views: 4938

Re: Carnassus & The Dream Engine

I've pretty massively adjusted the naming conventions of places on Carnassus based on their real-world counterpart places (mostly). All of these names will likely change to reflect the languages of the people that will eventually live in these places, however, for now, it'll make things much easier ...
by Thrice Xandvii
27 Dec 2017 20:44
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Majilar Language Sound Set
Replies: 8
Views: 1154

Re: Majilar Language Sound Set

pianodog wrote:
26 Dec 2017 22:14
"Big dogs scare me" = "Big ones, scare causing dogs of it."
Don't mean to burst your bubble, but there are more verbs in your example than the original.
by Thrice Xandvii
27 Dec 2017 07:40
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Calendars (for Earth and for conworlds)
Replies: 23
Views: 5072

Re: Calendars (for Earth and for conworlds)

The idea of a 6-day week is a bad idea, because it is basically accidental religious discrimination, against my religion specifically. I am an Orthodox Jew. We do not work on Saturdays. Even if you change to a six-day week, Sabbath for us will shift into the work week. " Six days may you work and p...
by Thrice Xandvii
27 Dec 2017 03:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: What did you accomplish today?
Replies: 6639
Views: 1051631

Re: What did you accomplish today?

I mean, it was meant to be rather non-obvious unless you think about it.