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warforged32

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #50 on: August 10, 2012, 01:33:08 PM »
In my opinion, E-12 is very clearly the color of Basalt
Being rather grey in appearance, with a hue of blue mixed in.

[Edit]: Flint maybe something akin to a slightly paler A-13 ?
« Last Edit: August 10, 2012, 01:37:47 PM by warforged32 »

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #51 on: February 04, 2013, 11:21:53 AM »
Adding House colors to this would be fantastic. Anyone feeling ambitious?

B7 = Tor Red

B6/E6 = Kadian Purple/Blue?
« Last Edit: April 04, 2013, 11:42:33 AM by Fnord »
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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #52 on: September 15, 2013, 12:16:37 AM »
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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #53 on: August 14, 2014, 10:16:25 PM »



A.  1. Alecost Blossom /Salt Yellow / Pymlithe Blossom
     2. Chedya Stems
     3. Haspeth Seeds
     4. Gohn Grass
     5. Joylit
     6.
     7. Kzul Leaves
     8. Cylini
     9.
    10.
    11. Kuraci Dun
    12.
    13. Flint Brown
    14. Dung/Bynner Brown

B.  1.
     2.
     3. Ginka Fruit /Blood Red
     4.
     5. Suk Krath Red
     6. Kadian
     7. Jihea Red / Redheart / Baobab / Tor Red
     8. Ox-hide Brown
     9. Cunyati-nut Brown
   10. Japak Fruit
   11.
   12. Flint Grey
   13. Glimmergrass
   14. Hytenni Grey

C.  1. Salt Purple / Pymlithe Blossom
     7. Kadian Purple / Agafari Leaves
     8. Agafari Wood / Belshun Fruit
   10. Bakri Cone Brown / Plains Ox Wool
   12. Horta
   13. Ashkiss
   14. Ash

D.   1. Pymlithe Wood
      2. Harelle Berries
      7. Salt Grey
      8. Azure


E.  1. Kanjel Blue
    11. Cerulean
    12. Basalt


F.
     4. Kalan Fruit
     5. Inix-Hide Green
     6. Citrodora Green
     7. Verinbloom
     8. Alecost Leaves
   11. Fafad
 

G.
     3. Firebreather
     4. Greenmantle
     7. Emerald
     8. Jade / Allanaki Green
     9. Fenrel
   10. Escrufoot
   11. Bimbal
   14. Khol


Indigo and Cobalt were mentioned. Are there references to these colors in game already?
Since one is a Terran plant and the other a metal, I just wanted to make sure before adding them.
I believe I've gotten everyone else's suggestions undated.
If anyone disagrees, feel free to argue.


Staff, would it be alright for someone to post or PM me snippets of plant/stone/animal descriptions where there is a disagreement?
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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #54 on: August 14, 2014, 10:33:10 PM »
I've got almost every plant I've come across indexed, and would love to help if staff give the okay.

P.S. Please do not PM asking for the index. I am not handing it out. I will only give snippets.

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #55 on: August 14, 2014, 10:45:15 PM »
Post more suggestions since you have the goods, bcw81!
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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #56 on: August 15, 2014, 12:20:15 AM »
Post more suggestions since you have the goods, bcw81!
Problem being that the color map we have now doesn't have a whole lot of... Well, colors. The first thing I have on the list - Agastakee - is a dull brown-green. There is nothing like that on the map. I mean, I could just find images of every color I think matches and post it next to the name of the pl... Right, well, I'll be back in a few hours.

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #57 on: August 15, 2014, 12:46:58 AM »
There are tons of color charts that are better than the one posted, which is very limited, for example:



This one is nice because it has the neatly numbered grid...


But there is also:











Which could all be easily made into numbered charts... I'd be willing to do that.

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #58 on: August 15, 2014, 03:10:30 AM »
I'm going to send in a request about this first. I want to make sure posting the names of these plants isn't going to piss anyone off. If you see a post here in the near future from me, assume it's been approved.

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #59 on: August 15, 2014, 04:40:29 PM »
There are tons of color charts that are better than the one posted, which is very limited, for example:



This one is nice because it has the neatly numbered grid...

I like this one. Everyone else good with starting over?

Would someone else like to volunteer to keep it up if so?
I don't mind doing it, but would perfectly happy with handing it off.
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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #60 on: August 15, 2014, 04:42:03 PM »
I don't  mind it.

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #61 on: August 15, 2014, 05:34:05 PM »
If my post gets approved, be prepared for about 150 plants being color coded.

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #62 on: September 03, 2014, 12:45:14 PM »

http://www.fusionlogisticsgroup.com/downloads/color-charts/FLG-Color-Management-Chart-RGB-(AppleRGB).png

A:
1: Alnon Flowers
1: Belgoikiss
1: Citrodora
1: Hytenni
1: Khee (Bulb)
1: Pelzaik
1: Pfafna
1: Whitebloom

B:

C:
2: Fafad (Moonlip)
13: Glimmergrass
14: Alecost

D:

E:
2: Kanjel
5: Seereye
14: Baobab leaves
14: Cavern Lace
26: Japuaar

F:
1: Runebane
2: Moonrose
13: Sikilip
14: Smallage
17: Kumiss Saucer
18: Heinspike
19: Dwarfflower
20: Chedya
22: Greelza
25: Whipleaf
29: Lifera
32: Jesstik (Flower)
33: Harelle

G:
6: Shrintal
13: Bimbal (hard to pick a grey-anything from this chart, which seems to be a common factor among plants.
22: Kutai
27: Menelli
31: Lavender

H:
18: Khee (Blossoms)
22: Sweetbreeze
32: Felaz

I:
13: Khee (Leaves)
22: Jallal
25: Vishith
33: Ginka

J:
19: Lirathufavor
26: Maidenflower (Ilitelesc)
21: Marilla
28: Rakal
29: Greenmantle

K:
2: Jesstik (Spike)
10: Kalan
19: Joylilt
25: Stalp
26: Panthis

L:
18: Haspeth
21: Chuci
25: Jirok

M:
1: Jimpka Moss
9: Arunca
19: Glypah
20: Pymlithe
29: Spiceweed

N:
9: Earummage
25: Lanturin
26: Dimadal

O:
9: Joybane
15: Tembotooth
19: Elf's Gift
25: Redheart
25: Thumbberry
33: Tenichi (Blossom)

P:
15: Thilareyn
17: Pickleberry
22: Bleeding Crimosa
27: Filanya (this was a hard one, so many different colors on different parts of the plant)
33: Vordak

Q:
17: Blackstem
18: Gahtle
18: Saltbush
19: Featherleaf
27: Thornwood (Fruit)

R:
19: Cunyati
19: Kzul
19: Mossbush
19: Peshek
20: Japak
21: Sandspider
25: Tambura

S:
9: Stingtongue
17: Fenrel
18: Agastakee
24: Blood Mushroom
24: Bloodroot
25: Makras
25: Templar's Heart
26: Loreshi
31: Escrufoot
33: Belshun

T:
1: Quirritail
13: Arato (though with a purple tint)
16: Verrinbloom
17: Pech Grass
18: Bakri
27: Tenichi (Fruit)
33: Eynana

X:
16: Ashkiss
16: Thornwood (Root)
30: Sivifi (Grey-brown, but this is the closest I could get.)
34: Nemik (Well, brownish black, but there is none.)
37: Daggerthorn
37: Drovberry
37: Jherweed
37: Yuku

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #63 on: September 03, 2014, 04:11:57 PM »
..wow. Nice work.

That's a commitment to this game that I can't even relate to.



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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #64 on: September 03, 2014, 05:32:25 PM »
..wow. Nice work.

That's a commitment to this game that I can't even relate to.
That's not even counting the ones with no color anywhere in their descriptions, or plants that have vague color identifiers like such as 'pale' and such that can't properly be placed. Also the handful of plants I don't have.

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #65 on: September 03, 2014, 09:17:17 PM »
Thanks, man!
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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #66 on: June 17, 2016, 02:28:32 PM »
I haven't gone through all the pages in this thread, but I have a question, possibly a favor to ask.

I see that you guys are using letter-number codes to reference colors. I am blind, so a-1, b-14, etc, mean nothing to me. Dark purple? light purple? medium purple? purplish-pink, blue-violet, etc, would be extremely helpful for me in terms of matching descriptive words with color names rather than codes.

Has this been done someplace, in text, and could I access it? Is it something that could be done just in list form?

Something like:

dark purple
Kadian purple

Instead of a chart/table?

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #67 on: June 17, 2016, 03:03:20 PM »
I haven't gone through all the pages in this thread, but I have a question, possibly a favor to ask.

I see that you guys are using letter-number codes to reference colors. I am blind, so a-1, b-14, etc, mean nothing to me. Dark purple? light purple? medium purple? purplish-pink, blue-violet, etc, would be extremely helpful for me in terms of matching descriptive words with color names rather than codes.

It looks like the page that was hosting the A-X color chart got deleted.  Let me see what I can do with the simpler charts that were out there.
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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #68 on: June 17, 2016, 03:43:24 PM »
From this chart/mapping in case someone wants to chime in with better descriptives.  Tried to stay away from the colors on the chart that were actual colors.



Reds
Faded Light Pink - Salt Purple / Pymlithe Blossom
Bright Red - Ginka Fruit
Red - Suk Krath Red/ Kadian
Dark Red - Jihea Red / Redheart / Baobab / Tor Red

Oranges
Faded Orange - Joylit
Light Orange - Kzul Leaves
Orange - Cylini

Yellows
Faded Yellow - Alecost Blossom /Salt Yellow / Pymlithe Blossom
Yellow - Chedya Stems
Bright Yellow - Haspeth Seeds
Golden Yellow - Gohn Grass
Yellowish Green - Firebreather

Greens
Faded Light Green - Inix-Hide
Light Green - Citrodora / Verinbloom
Bright Green - Greenmantle
Green - Allanaki Green
Dark Green - Fenrel
Darker Green - Escrufoot
Bluish Green - Alecost Leaves

Blues
Faded Light Blue - Kanjel Blue
Light Blue - Kalan Fruit

Purples
Faded Light Purple - Pymlithe Wood
Light Purple - Harelle Berries
Purple - Kadian Purple / Agafari Leaves
Dark Purple - Agafari Wood / Belshun Fruit

Browns
Faded Brown -  Kuraci Dun
Brown - Dung/Bynner Brown
Reddish Brown - Cunyati-nut Brown
Burnt Brown - Bakri Cone Brown / Plains Ox Wool
Dark Brown - Japak Fruit

Grays and Blacks
Light Grey - Glimmergrass
Faded Grey - Hytenni Grey
Blue Grey - Ashkiss
Light Blueish Grey - Fafad
Dark Blueish Grey - Horta / Bimbal
Very Dark Grey - Khol

Others please feel free to adjust the descriptives.
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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #69 on: July 07, 2016, 06:22:55 PM »
Thank you so much for putting this together for me, and anyone else interested. Some of these, I had no idea about...fascinating.

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #70 on: December 22, 2017, 11:52:41 PM »
Absolute immense respect to amyandthepup and any other blind players :) smileyface

Merge of FantasyWriter (and Sids for the salt) and whitt's work:


Reds
Salt Purple / Pymlithe blossom
[faded light pink]
Ginka Fruit
[bright red, like fresh blood]
Suk Krath Red / Kadian Red(credit whitt)
Jihea Red / Redheart / Baobab, also Tor Red(credit Fnord)
[dark red]

Oranges
Cylini(credit Jallal) / Jallal(credit me :) )
[orange]
Joylit
[faded orange]
Kzul Leaves
[light orange]

Yellows
Alecost Blossom /Salt Yellow / Pymlithe blossom(also rose pink, this yellow may be completely wrong)
[faded yellow]
Chedya Stems
[normal yellow]
Haspeth Seeds
[bright yellow]
Gohn Grass
[golden yellow]

Greens
Greenmantle
[bright green]
Emerald
Jade / Allanaki Green
[normal green]
Fenrel
[dark green]
Escrufoot
[very dark green]
Inix-Hide Green
[faded light green]
Citrodora Green
[light green]
Verinbloom
[light green]
Alecost Leaves
[bluish green]
Firebreather
[yellowish green]

Blues
Azure (wine)
Kalan Fruit
Kanjel Blue
[faded light blue]
Kadian Blue
(credit Fnord) [light blue]
Cerulean
Cobalt
(credit Evoru)
Indigo Blue
(credit Barsook)

Purples
Kadian Purple
(credit Fnord)
Kadian Purple / Agafari Leaves
[normal purple]
Agafari Wood / Belshun Fruit
[dark purple]
Pymlithe wood
[faded light purple]
Harelle Berries
[light purple]

Browns
Dung/Bynner Brown
[normal brown]
Kuraci Dun
(credit Gilgamesh) [faded brown]
Flint
(credit warforged32) [orangey brown]
Ox-hide Brown
Cunyati-nut Brown
[reddish brown]
Japak Fruit
[dark brown]
Bakri Cone Brown / Plains Ox Wool(credit whitt)
[burnt brown]

Greys and blacks
Basalt
(credit warforged32)
Glimmergrass
[light grey]
Hytenni Grey
[faded grey]
Fafad
[light blueish grey]
Bimbal
[dark blueish grey]
Kohl
[very dark grey]
Salt Grey
Horta
[dark blueish grey]
Ashkiss
[blue grey]
Ash



http://www.fusionlogisticsgroup.com/downloads/color-charts/FLG-Color-Management-Chart-RGB-(AppleRGB).png

A:
1: Alnon Flowers
1: Belgoikiss
1: Citrodora
1: Hytenni
1: Khee (Bulb)
1: Pelzaik
1: Pfafna
1: Whitebloom


B:

C:
2: Fafad (Moonlip)
13: Glimmergrass
14: Alecost

D:

E:
2: Kanjel
5: Seereye
14: Baobab leaves
14: Cavern Lace

26: Japuaar

F:
1: Runebane
2: Moonrose
13: Sikilip
14: Smallage
17: Kumiss Saucer
18: Heinspike
19: Dwarfflower
20: Chedya
22: Greelza
25: Whipleaf
29: Lifera
32: Jesstik (Flower)
33: Harelle

G:
6: Shrintal
13: Bimbal (hard to pick a grey-anything from this chart, which seems to be a common factor among plants.
22: Kutai
27: Menelli
31: Lavender

H:
18: Khee (Blossoms)
22: Sweetbreeze
32: Felaz

I:
13: Khee (Leaves)
22: Jallal
25: Vishith
33: Ginka

J:
19: Lirathufavor
21: Marilla
26: Maidenflower (Ilitelesc)
28: Rakal
29: Greenmantle

K:
2: Jesstik (Spike)
10: Kalan
19: Joylilt
25: Stalp
26: Panthis

L:
18: Haspeth
21: Chuci
25: Jirok

M:
1: Jimpka Moss
9: Arunca
19: Glypah
20: Pymlithe
29: Spiceweed

N:
9: Earummage
25: Lanturin
26: Dimadal

O:
9: Joybane
15: Tembotooth
19: Elf's Gift
25: Redheart
25: Thumbberry

33: Tenichi (Blossom)

P:
15: Thilareyn
17: Pickleberry
22: Bleeding Crimosa
27: Filanya (this was a hard one, so many different colors on different parts of the plant)
33: Vordak

Q:
17: Blackstem
18: Gahtle
18: Saltbush

19: Featherleaf
27: Thornwood (Fruit)

R:
19: Cunyatri
19: Kzul
19: Mossbush
19: Peshek

20: Japak
21: Sandspider
25: Tambura

S:
9: Stingtongue
17: Fenrel
18: Agastakee
24: Blood Mushroom
24: Bloodroot

25: Makras
25: Templar's Heart

26: Loreshi
31: Escrufoot
33: Belshun

T:
1: Quirritail
13: Arato (though with a purple tint)
16: Verrinbloom
17: Pech Grass
18: Bakri
27: Tenichi (Fruit)
33: Eynana

X:
16: Ashkiss
16: Thornwood
(Root)
30: Sivifi (Grey-brown, but this is the closest I could get.)
34: Nemik (Well, brownish black, but there is none.)
37: Daggerthorn
37: Drovberry
37: Jherweed
37: Yuku


It looks like the page that was hosting the A-X color chart got deleted.

When I was writing descriptions I did some searching around and found a copy of the colour chart and saved it!
webcitation.org/query?date=2017-12-22&url=archive.fo/2017.12.23-035812/i.imgur.com/2y8AhaR.jpg



I also found this:
Zalanthan Adjectives
agafari - greyish brown
arruth - purplish striped
baobab - maroon brown
bimbal - allowable if prefacing "shaped" to signify something rounded,
as in "the bimbal-shaped, curly-haired woman"
cunyati - dark brown, with implications of oiliness
cylini - greenish brown
glimmergrass - indicates silvery/feathery
greb, grebel - purplish brown
horta - purplish black
ivory - on Zalanthas, this refers to the ivory taken from escru horns
jallal - beige mottled with purple
Jihae - red or ruddy (must be capitalized)
lifera - mauvey pink
Lirathu - white or pale (must be capitalized)
loreshi - dark indigo
maar - yellowish brown
numut - greyish brown
pfafna - shimmering white
temboeye - variegated browns and blacks
yuku - deep black
Not okay to use:
It is okay to use names of metals, i.e. copper, steel, gold, etc.
Words I would prefer people not use in sdescs (maybe marginally okay in desc):
aluminum, blizzard, frost, ice, icy, mithril, snow, snowy
Here's the list that I found on the staff wiki, put together by Ix Machina a while back:

Animals

anakore-eyed: Beady or hard, cruel eyes
braxat-like: primitive and hulking
carru-horned: possessing sharp, braching horns
duskhorn-eyed: doe-eyed, soft-eyed
duskhorn-horned: possessing long, spiralling black horns
escru-haired: woolly-haired
gortok-eyed: wild, canine/wolven eyes; feral eyes
gortok-like: mangy and feral
goudra: a golden-brown hue
goudra-like: long and slinky, sinuous
gurthlike: posessing sturdy, squat qualities (mandy dwarves are gurthlike)
jakhal-eyed: possessing wild, sharp eyes; feral
jozhal-eyed: possessing eyes of iridescent, glittering quality
jozhal-skinned: possessing skin of a shimmering, iridescent quality
mekillot: overpoweringly-huge, gigantic (denotes size)
quirri-eyed: sharp, feline eyes, usually green or bioluminescent
quirri-hued/toned: deep black, like quirri hide
raptor-skinned: possessing scaly, lizard-like skin
rat-like: features resembling a sharp-nosed rodent
shik-nosed: a long, protruberant nose, like a shik-beak
tandu: a pale to medium brown, somewhere between tan and coffee
tembo-eyed: savage, cruel eyes
tembo-like: squat and savage-looking
tortoise-shell: a mottled hue of olive, greens, golds and browns like polished bahamet shell
tregil-like: small and harmless-looking

Herbs

bimbal: a greyish-green hue
glimmergrass: a silvery-green hue
joylilt: a bright, orangy-yellow
lifera: a dusty, mauve-pink
menelli: a deep pink
pfafna: a shimmering white
seereye: a pale, delicate blue reminiscent of young seereye blossoms
yuku: a deep black-violet hue, inky

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Minerals

alabaster: a creamy-white, or pale hue
basalt: a dark grey, black hue
flint: normally a grey tint
flint-eyed: denotes possessing hard or sharp eyes
granite-like: uniformly speckled, resembling the stone
jasper: red or reddish-brown
marble: smooth or sculpted looking skin or eyes, usually prefaced with a color "She has skin like white *marble."
obsidian: black or glassy-black
onyx: a deep black hue

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Gems

citrine: a bright, orangy-yellow or orange hue
ruby: a scarlet hue
temboeye: a striated, luminescent hue of yellows and browns and black similar to the gemstone, chatoyant
jade: a pale to dark, opaque green
beryl: blue-green, transparent
turquoise: bright greenish-blue
isilt: a pale, creamy whitish-yellow to light tan
sapphire: deep, bright blue

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Plants and fruits

agafari: grey or greyish brown
baobab: a maroon or purplish-brown hue
belshun: a medium to dark purple
cunyati: a medium-brown tone
cylini: a light-brown tone
cyprini: a dark-brown tone
ginka: a rich, vibrant red or red-violet
horta: a rich black
jallal: the creamy yellowish-white hue of its wood or the color of its fruit: a bright orange
kalan: a turquoise hue
loreshi: a deep, indigo-violet hue
maar: a yellow-grey hue
numut: a medium-grey like old cobwebs
ocotillo: a medium violet hue
whipleaf: a deep, rich brown
pech: a dull, greenish-brown
arruth: a purplish-green hue
grebel: a purplish-brown hue
pymlithe: a silvery-grey hue
vishith: a pale to medium dusty red

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Spices

qel: a greenish-brown
thodeliv: a rich black
krentakh: a golden yellow
zharal: a deep red/brick red
methelinoc: salt-and-pepper or grey
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cynipri colored: ugly olive-purple
numut grey: spider-web grey, the color of numut.
octillo grey: the green-grey of an octillo bulb
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Descriptions are ideally between 4-10 lines long. The main intention is to convey an accurate picture - don't get bogged down in flowery or overly ornate language that obscures the visual image. Don't fall victim to thesaurus-speak and substitute complex words for straightforward unless they do indeed add a layer of meaning to the writing. Don't use words because they look good and please, for the love of Muk Utep, don't use them if you're unclear on the meaning.

Use Zalanthan terms. Not oak-brown, but cunyati-brown. Pink as a pymlithe blossom. Not snow white but ivory or milk. Keep in mind the differences between various areas - in the Northlands wood is the most common building material, while in the south, stone or bone will be more common.

I note that her note prefers saying "cunyati-brown" or "pink as a pymlithe blossom" rather than using just the word "pymlithe" or "cunyati" as it seems to "obscure the visual image".

I guess I would be fine if it said something like "horta-colored eyes" or "hair the color of the red moon Jihae" - but the english translations, to me, come out like "the oak-haired woman" or "the eggplant-eyed woman" which just makes me giggle.  The first has hair made of wood, and the second has fruits for eyes.

Some of these seem to conflict with the newer stuff people wrote on this thread, like agafari wood (CTRL+F search or it) being brown in bcw81 and sanvean's list, but described as purple in the list by whitt? any staff please feel free to correct anything mercilessly
« Last Edit: December 26, 2017, 01:57:09 PM by Sorry »
"And in her long nights, in her long house of smoke and millerís stones, she baked the bread we eat in dreams, strangest loaves, her pies full of anguish and days long dead, her fairy-haunted gingerbread, her cakes wet with tears."

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Re: Zalanthan Color Charts
« Reply #71 on: December 26, 2017, 01:12:25 PM »
hit 20,000 character limit while editing :o happy xmas armageddon!

gemstone.org/education/gem-by-gem and minerals.net/GemStoneMain.aspx and webcitation.org/query?date=2017-12-23&url=http://archive.fo/2017.02.19-102017/ajsgem.com/articles/gemstone-color-chart.html (just a reference for stuff that matches the names of real life stuff jewellery since Zalanthas things of the same name might look different - any descriptions in the game lore always have precedence - for example marble is usually green instead of "marble-white")

Rare gems in Zalanthas:
Onyx (illustrious black darker than obsidian, but very rare in Zalanthas - is very old rock that has been allowed to crystallise - whereas obsidian is formed in shorter time from cooling volcano magma, making curved bands - like agate, it is also chalcedony, which itself is made from quartz and moganite)
Jet (shiny, blackest black, cold and dark as midnight, called deathstone by jewellers who even themselves can be superstitious about avoiding wearing it - it may or may not be formed from millions of years old wood like on Earth)
Sapphire (royal blue)
Ruby (deep red with a lustre like the heart of fire, rumoured to help with memory)
Garnet (reds and purples, a head merchant of Kadius has been looking for a green one for almost a King's Age)
Topaz (on Earth golden brown to yellow, impurities make it wine red, pale gray, reddish-orange, pale green, or rarely, pink - on Zalanthas it may or may not be only be in the pure yellows)
Opal (or fire opal) (on Earth from clear through white, gray, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, magenta, rose, pink, slate, olive, brown, and black, with white and green opals the most common, black the rarest - on Zalanthas they are said to flash with fire, and be more valuable the more they hold)
Diamond
Emerald (a type of beryl, elves call it the truth-stone for some mysterious reason)
Dur (silvery, from the sea of silt)
Jargoon (barely ever seen, as pale as smoke)

Common:
Carnelian (nobility like to use for carving signets, sometimes, because wax doesn't stick to it)
Citrine (quartz treated with heat by Kadian jewellers)
Quartz (cold grey, translucent grey, dark grey)
Obsidian (not uncommon but not cheap due to it being prized for its wide variety of uses, from weapons to jewellery to tools, even in buildings - and is the currency of the city-states - Allanak has laid claim to a mine)
Beryl (on Earth green, blue, yellow, white, and the rarest, red)
Aquamarine (a type of beryl, blues and greens, superstition is that if you carry one in your pocket you will never feel thirst)
Turquoise (superstitiously known as a luck stone, comes from the north)
Lapis lazuli (imperial blue)
Spinel (sometimes confused with coloured diamonds, but more common than diamonds)
agate (on Earth white, blue, red, green, yellow, orange, brown, pink, purple, grey, black - rarely iridescent - on Zalanthas the colder colours of agate, blues and purples, fetch the best price - it has parallel bands, and like onyx it is made from chalcedony, which itself is made from quartz and moganite)
Blue lace agate
Moss agate
Aventurine (on Earth the most common colour of aventurine is green but may also be orange, brown, yellow, blue, or gray due to other minerals mixed in - on Zalanthas lavender and pinkish purple aventurine is also possible)
Jade (very popular in Allanak due to its patriotic association with the jade cross on black flag; symbol of the Highlord, the Templarate and their Arm of the Dragon soldiers)
serpentine (pretty green and smooth or scaly appearance, soft but polishes well)
Malachite (the brightest green of any stone)
Peridot (olive green or yellow or brownish-green, like the plains grasses, coming from the Northern mountains)
Bloodstone (green with red blood-like spots through it - if it is green Jasper like on Earth then it may not be known, like agate and onyx it is made from chalcedony formed from quartz - on Zalanthas not very popular, known as a warrior's stone)
Tourmaline (bluey-green, yellows, pinks)
Amethyst (believed to cure drunkenness by some)
Sunstone (aventurine feldspar made inside cooling volcanic magma, rich red-browns and orangey-yellows with little fires all through it)
Temboeye (variegated browns and blacks, on Zalanthas it has a greenish lustre that makes it look like it's glowing in the dark)
Moonstone (soft and pearly, on Zalanthas they can seem as if made of moonlight, gleaming as pale as Lirathu) (unknown if can come in other colours like on Earth blue, grey, white, pink, peach, green and brown)
Amber (from ancient trees, rarer in south)
Isilt (bone treated with heavy oil and exposed to a process that allows it to harden to be more durable and aesthetically pleasing, used rarely in building and more commonly in jewelry, small weapons, and objets d'art.  A northern technology rarely seen in the southlands, more expensive there)

Minerals:
alabaster (alabaster white - rare, expensive, soft stone usually used for jewellery or fine cutlery in Zalanthas)
ivory (ivory white - usually used for jewellery due to rarity compared to bone)
basalt (stronger than obsidian and makes better tools, but hard to work with and so even though it is more rare, considered less valuable due to lack of versatility)
flint (yellowish dark grey or blueish dark grey - very common and used for simple tools and weapons)
granite (harder and more durable than sandstone, better, but more expensive to work with)
jasper (rich reddish tint with swirls of other colours through it, often brown - made from chalcedony formed from quartz, like onyx, agate and bloodstone - very common stone in Zalanthas used for tools and parts, as well as jewellery, Krathi are fond of it)
marble (Zalanthan marble is predominantly green though it does appear in many other colours and is just extremely rare)
sandstone (yellow through sandy-brown to red - very common building material)


(also thanks to color-hex.com/color-palettes, encycolorpedia.com, pantone.com/color-finder, 99colors.net and htmlcsscolor.com)


I would love to see perfumes that are sold have descriptions on the pots along the same lines for their scents instead of just saying the names of plants and objects because if you don't have the OOC experience to know what the item it says something smells like -is-, then you don't know what it is referring to IC when presumably you are able to smell it to be able 'see' that word, it's a bit weird seeming really to have those words there with no explanation... The sniff command working on the vendors could be an easier fix I would guess
« Last Edit: February 05, 2018, 11:25:28 AM by Sorry »
"And in her long nights, in her long house of smoke and millerís stones, she baked the bread we eat in dreams, strangest loaves, her pies full of anguish and days long dead, her fairy-haunted gingerbread, her cakes wet with tears."