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Title: What TSoY really needs is a list of Zu syllables
Post by: Frank Tarcikowski on July 31, 2007, 12:36:06 AM
Frankly. I know, the point is “make up your own”, but whenever I’m supposed to make up my own, I’m stuck for at least ten minutes. I toss it out to the players, but they’re stuck as well. I have this ancient, magically protected Zaru city and I have decided that the Watchers use it as a safe haven for bearers of the Syllables. There are, like, a dozen SGCs in the City that would all have 3+ Syllables. If I try to come up with 30-40 Zu Syllables, that will take me hours. So.

What TSoY really needs is a list of Zu syllables.


Title: Re: What TSoY really needs is a list of Zu syllables
Post by: Eero Tuovinen on July 31, 2007, 03:11:11 AM
I rather agree, it's slow for me, too. Luckily I haven't gone crazy with syllables like that, so I've never needed to create many of them at once.

There was a thread a while back where folks listed their own favourite syllables. Perhaps you should dig that up for a start. You probably only need a dozen syllables at most for the game, anyway. It's not like every single one of those SGCs is going to use their syllables.


Title: Re: What TSoY really needs is a list of Zu syllables
Post by: oliof on August 01, 2007, 11:50:00 AM
Here are twenty for you, Some of the triplets are not straitforward, but I think they work. Here is the translation from my german brainstorming:

Life,live,alive
Jump,jump,jumping
Mindlessnes,forget,forgotten
Breath,breath,breathing
Sound,(to) sound, resonating
Cold,freeze,cool
Fever,sweat,hot
Emptiness,gouge,hollow
Street,travel,restless
House,occupy,settled
Light,gleam,bright
Weight,draw,heavy
Drink,(to) drink, wet
Love,love,loving
Bell,boom,loud
Song,sing,melodious
Wind,blow,stormy
Water,flow,yielding
Bamboo,bow,flexible
Spring,bubble,clear