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Circular Gallifreyan Coin

by kitlaan, published

Circular Gallifreyan Coin by kitlaan Feb 3, 2013

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Create a coin with Circular Gallifreyan text!

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Some liberties were taken with the writing style, as laying out the lines would have required much more complicated logic.

If you have a lot of letters, you'll need increase 'pendant_radius' or decrease 'letter_radius'. Some value combinations cause openscad to barf, so try changing them slightly.

See http://timeturners.wikidot.com/circular-gallifreyan for the language reference, and remember that not all letters are valid!

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Have noticed one issue, it won't even compile if you use capital letters anywhere or spaces.

Yep, the text needs to be one word, all lower case, no punctuation.

Awesome. I have been fiddling with this idea for ages. I'm glad you made more progress than I did!

It was loads of fun trying to figure out how to parse letters, especially since recursion wasn't an option...

I just made some minor tweaks, adding randomization and making the lines longer. It's a derivative. Feel free to take the code into your original if you want to add it to your submission to the contest (I like my Replicator, don't need a 2X). :-)

I have to say - amazing job you did implementing Gilifreyan in OpenSCAD. It's such a limited language, and you did a nice job, particularly given the lack of variables, etc.!

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