Collaborative Project: Lets Build A Planet (All Welcome)

Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by reesetelford9, Jul 13, 2016.

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What shall we name this world?

Poll closed Aug 2, 2016.
  1. Croatoa

    12.5%
  2. Jahnia

    4.2%
  3. Sbornaja

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Sborna

    20.8%
  5. Atka

    45.8%
  6. Atkonartok

    4.2%
  7. Tekkeitsertok

    4.2%
  8. Irdlirvirisissong

    8.3%
  1. reesetelford9 Freiherr of South Cymru

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    I agree with PiratePartyist.
     
  2. Falkanner Armchair Cartographer

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    Here's a map I made earlier predicting how humans would spread, not sure if this is what PP had in mind.
    croatoa spread of humans.png

    Also, now that we've decided that the planet's name is Atka, is there a way to take down the poll?
     
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  3. reesetelford9 Freiherr of South Cymru

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    Not from what I can find but as I said I'm stuck on mobile for a while until everything is resolved and or I get a new pc so if it's something that can only be done on a desktop I can't do anything.
     
  4. Doctor President Sir Astronaut Esquire

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    I think that works well. Should we start putting down major civilizations?
     
  5. Falkanner Armchair Cartographer

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    First let's talk about Alligator's idea. Basically, (s)he created a prehistoric civilization that collapsed at a hypothetical "Year 0", so if we are going to put more down, should they be c. 100 years afterward?
     
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  6. Doctor President Sir Astronaut Esquire

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    If the prehistoric civilizations were destroyed by a natural disaster and most of their details were lost, as Alligator suggested, then it should be more than 100 years between civilizations- probably closer to 1000 years.
     
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  7. Falkanner Armchair Cartographer

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    Okay. Then I guess the next course of action should be to let people create different civilizations and cultures, with their "starting points" being between 800 and 1200 YA (Years After, unless someone comes up with a better abbreviation). The best places for civilization to form are rivers that flow through arid regions, but we shouldn't limit ourselves to these areas (the Mayans and the Inca are pretty good counter-examples in OTL).
     
  8. reesetelford9 Freiherr of South Cymru

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    I would like to recommend the abbreviation AC for "after collapse" or PD for "post dissolution"
     
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  9. Aquagel8last320 ...

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    no. See long live AH.com of the mapgames section.
    edit: WHERE IS MY RIFTY?
     
  10. reesetelford9 Freiherr of South Cymru

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    My computer is back up and running. I would like to propose the location of a civilization.
    Civ.png
    I can write up the culture and history after the fall if you all think this is a decent starting point. I figured it would be nice to run it by you all first.
     
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  11. Falkanner Armchair Cartographer

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    It looks good to me;

    While we're proposing things, is it a good idea to start mapping out language families? I kinda want to reuse something from another collab that didn't really get off the ground:
     
  12. Aquagel8last320 ...

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    why have base 10 when we can have base 8?
     
  13. Falkanner Armchair Cartographer

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    Because ... humans have ten fingers? :p
    Either way, this is just one language family. There can be others that use base 8, or 12, or 47, etc.
     
  14. Aquagel8last320 ...

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    Why make them the exact same as us? [or, why not?]
     
  15. Doctor President Sir Astronaut Esquire

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    Another civilization:
    marititime.png

    I made a conlang a while ago that I never used for anything. I can't find the data I wrote down about it though, it may be lost entirely.
     
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  16. Falkanner Armchair Cartographer

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    I guess I never really thought about what this world's humans would be like. If we decide to give the humans eight fingers later on, 9 and 10 can be just like 11 and 12 are in English.

    Here is the range I was thinking of for the Dakipean languages. I'm reserving the northern part of the river for my own civilization, but if I disappear mysteriously and don't come up with anything, anyone else can have it.

    dakipean-langs.png
     
  17. reesetelford9 Freiherr of South Cymru

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    That honestly is a interesting conlang. Something I was never good at despite the ungodly amount of work I put into personal worldbuilding projects. I will begin to work on the civilization I made by tomorrow morning.
     
  18. SaveAtlacamani Atlacamani Conservationist Kicked Donor

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    Roughly. However, the map lacks my alt-Australia and probably some more islands...
     
  19. Chrzęścimir Indo-European Conlanger

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    I propose my conlang from another collab:

     
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  20. Chrzęścimir Indo-European Conlanger

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    Another proposition from me:

    Proto-Thoros

    Phonology


    Consonants:

    /p t k/ <p t k>
    /pʰ tʰ kʰ/ <ph th kh>
    /pʼ tʼ kʼ/ <p' t' k'>
    /t͡θ t͡s t͡ɬ/ <tθ ts tł>
    /t͡θʰ t͡sʰ t͡ɬʰ/ <tθh tsh tłh>
    /t͡θʼ t͡sʼ t͡ɬʼ/ <tθ' ts' tł'>
    /θ s ɬ h/ <θ s ł h>
    /m n ŋ/ <m n g>
    /ɾ l/ <r l>
    /ʋ j/ <v j>

    Vowels:

    /i u/ <í ú>
    /ɪ ʊ/ <i u>
    /e o/ <é ó>
    /ɛ ɔ/ <e o>
    /ɐ/ <a>
    /ɑ/ <á>

    Vocalic harmony: tense vs. lax vowels.

    Phonotactics:

    (C)V(S)

    C = any consonant
    V = any vowel
    S = any non-plosive consonant

    Accent:

    Accent on penultimate syllable.

    Nouns

    - ergative alignment
    - indirective ditransitive alignment
    - six cases (Absolutive, Ergative, Genitive, Dative, Ablative, Prepositional)
    - two classes (Human vs. Non-Human)
    - two numbers (combined with classes)
    - nominal tense prefixed
    - possessive prefixes

    [Nominal Tense + Root + Root's extensions + (Class + Number) + Possessor + Case]

    Verbs

    - person no affixed
    - three aspects (Continuous, Habitual, Perfective)
    - three tenses (past remote, past proper, non-past)
    - transitivity: intransitive, transitive (unmarked), causative
    - five moods (Declarative, Energetic, Conditional, Potentional, Imperative)
    - evidentiality (visual sensory, inferential, reportative)

    [Person + (Class + Number)] + [Root + Root's extensions + Transitivity + Tense + Aspect + Evidentiality + Mood]

    Adjectives and adverbs


    - adjectives and adverbs are contextual (this is the same)
    - adjectives have the same forms as nouns
    - three degrees of comparison

    Pronouns

    - Class and number suffixed
    - M-T pronouns

    Adpositions

    - postpositions

    Syntax

    - SOV
    - Described word - Describing word
     
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