Cryptvetica :)

The Martians are here to honour their Swiss overlords.  :D

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  • André G. IsaakAndré G. Isaak Posts: 309
    edited April 3
    Wait... Isn't the fox supposed to be brown? Or do the Swiss Martians not have brown foxes?
  • Thomas PhinneyThomas Phinney Posts: 1,343
    The Swiss Martians have colorless foxes. Only the German Martians have brown foxes.
  • Vasil StanevVasil Stanev Posts: 306
    edited April 3
    Joking aside, cryptoalphabets are a great part of world building for me. I drool every time I see these scene in the Dune miniseries:

    20 thousand years into the future and space-going humanity still uses paper and calligraphy. Works for the legendarium in a weird way. :)
  • Vasil StanevVasil Stanev Posts: 306
    edited April 3
    David J Peterson is the emperor of invented languages with their own writing systems: http://dedalvs.com/
    Мy god, I had forgotten such sites existed once. This is something from the Cambrian of the web. Tamagochies had not yet crawled on dry land.   :D
  • David J Peterson is the emperor of invented languages with their own writing systems: http://dedalvs.com/
    He's a great guy, too! We go way back to the old conlang mailing list. :wink:
  • Robin MientjesRobin Mientjes Posts: 118
    Similarly, Mark Rosenfelder was my first real exposure to conlangs and I still go there regularly to just read and be in awe of the amount of work he’s done.
  • John SavardJohn Savard Posts: 322
    Мy god, I had forgotten such sites existed once. This is something from the Cambrian of the web. Tamagochies had not yet crawled on dry land.   :D
    It's true that his site, although rich in content, doesn't try to be all that fancy with regard to stylistic features. My own web site, though perhaps not as rich in content, is similar in that regard.
  • Vasil StanevVasil Stanev Posts: 306
    edited April 14
    John Savard said: 
    I would split the text into two columns.

  • John SavardJohn Savard Posts: 322
    edited April 15
    John Savard said: 
    I would split the text into two columns.

    That would make scrolling through the pages awkwards.

    Of course, if the lines are too long, you can always resize your browser window.

    Incidentally, after I posted that, my web site was temporarily down, as I was late renewing my domain name. Fortunately, everything is good again.
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