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Ninabird 18th Dec 2014, 6:00 AM Edit Delete
Ninabird
New characters, people! They've got names and everything. Some of them might maybe be important or not.

Not sure what I think about the feathers when there are so many of them... Too much clutter?
Opinions? We'll have other languages in the mix soon...

Comments:

zaika 18th Dec 2014, 9:43 AM Edit Delete Reply
zaika
Hmmm...maybe use a slightly different font for their language? I like the feather, though. It's unique and really adds dimension to their culture.
Ninabird 18th Dec 2014, 12:11 PM Edit Delete Reply
Ninabird
Hmm. Yeah, fonts were my first impulse, but couldn't find many I liked.
Sleeper 23rd Dec 2014, 8:34 AM Edit Delete Reply
Sleeper
The "traditional" mechnaism is surrounding them in <these things>. But I appreciate that you're trying to do something unique with it.
Ninabird 23rd Dec 2014, 11:10 AM Edit Delete Reply
Ninabird
Yeah, this page doesn't really display the trouble, but soon there will be multiple languages on screen at once, and I wanted to avoid making one of them any more "standard" than the others. This is definitely not a perfect solution, though.
ProfEtheric 18th Dec 2014, 1:18 PM Edit Delete Reply
ProfEtheric
Let me start by saying that overall, this is a good, awesome page, basically, the quality I expect when I click that link! :) .

One thing I might mention is that the feather might not be necessary when there are only Kautsumn (sp?) present only speaking their language. I could be wrong on that front, though, so don't take it as gospel.

I really, really hope Ruby Eye is okay, though. Leti's had enough hard breaks (and apparently a cold to boot...).

One more thing. Maybe a slightly smaller icon for the language. The feather eats up a good bit of space.
Ninabird 18th Dec 2014, 1:23 PM Edit Delete Reply
Ninabird
Yeah, I think I might update to make the feathers smaller. Good call. And yup, the symbols are generally supposed to be there only if someone present doesn't speak the language... :) Hint, hint.
ProfEtheric 18th Dec 2014, 1:34 PM Edit Delete Reply
ProfEtheric
Oh... sneaky! I think I spotted the non-speaker (after you said something).
Sleeper 23rd Dec 2014, 8:33 AM Edit Delete Reply
Sleeper
The feather was confusing at first and I disliked it automatically. Then I realized what it was there for and I appreciated the ingenuity. Though, with this much text it does become rather cluttered.

Would it be possible to somehow imprint the feather as a watermark behind the text itself? Though, if you did that you might have to go with a simpler feather design.

One way or another, I might look into doing something like that if I ever get to do a story that uses language like that.
Ninabird 23rd Dec 2014, 11:07 AM Edit Delete Reply
Ninabird
I definitely need to experiment with the exact delivery. The water-mark thing is a good thought!

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