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Old April 3rd, 2008, 06:57 PM
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Default Zhodani alphabet/script

Vilani looks like the alt keys on an old Commodore 64...
Aslan looks like Arabic
Hiver looks well like a Hiver
But, what does the Zhodani alphabet look like?
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Well maybe this is some side research and I'm messing with the independence of the results but I like the one Baron Saarthuran found for a little project. It's a font called Roswell Wreckage. You might have seen it in one of the docudramas about the Roswell NM "UFO" crash.

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Well maybe this is some side research and I'm messing with the independence of the results but I like the one Baron Saarthuran found for a little project. It's a font called Roswell Wreckage. You might have seen it in one of the docudramas about the Roswell NM "UFO" crash.

Very pretty. Are the little circles and the underside angle mark vowels?

I see three "words", all three of which are pretty long. Looks like a synthetic language, then. And I think Zhodani sort of seems synthetic. So, ok.

Looks alphabetic to me.

Now, what are our most common Zhodani word endings? -tl? -pr? -nt?
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...Are the little circles and the underside angle mark vowels?
I haven't a clue. I just copied it from the pic the Baron provided and haven't looked for the font yet or tried to puzzle it out.

I just went for it because, as you say, it's very pretty. It just felt Zho to me when I saw it (and I recognized it but couldn't place it until I asked).

It's probably just something typed in English using the font, but I don't know. Maybe the Baron will drop in and enlighten us both.
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When the Alpabet Synthesis Machine was working You could create some fun alien fonts.

I have some exampels here.
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The Zhodani alphabet looks like this:
<thinks hard>

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untranslated zhodani dialog


http://www.1001fonts.com/font_details.html?font_id=795
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The Zhodani alphabet looks like this:
<thinks hard>

"Zhodani you person with severe oedipal issues, do you speak it?"

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"Zhodani you person with severe oedipal issues, do you speak it?"

Sorry mate, you've lost me on this one - I can extract 'MF' but the rest of it is over my head.
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