Scryptic II Scryptic II

The Scryptic Code was created by Thomas Maska ( and was originally used as a deceptive mode of communitcation. Its decorative qualities were meant to be distracting, thus taking away from the actual message which lay hidden beneath. It was inspired by Mongolian and influenced by the Vine Script. Tom used it mostly to communicate with his friend and fellow Conlanger, Jordan Alvarez, inventor of Ne'iith.

Internal history

Bloodscript is a ritual form writing used by the Sinʃalaa tribes in Northern Drauthorl. When written from left to right it has a natural tendency to trail downward and to the right, so it was used to make carvings in totem poles, as well as in the limbs of those who were to be sacraficed to the evil Gods of the frozen wastelands.

Notable features

  • When an accent mark is added to the right curve of a character the secondary pronunciation is used, for example:
    Example of usage of accent marks in Scryptic II
  • The spacing system is meant to deceive. There are different types of spacing mark for words beginning and ending with consonants (CC), such as dog; words beginning and ending with vowels (VV), such as are; words beginning with a vowel end ending with a consonant (VC), such as air, and words beginning with a consonant and ending with a vowel (CV), such as free
    Examples of Scryptic II spacing marks
  • Scryptic II can be written vertically or from left to right.
  • Scryptic II is a phonetic script best suited for writing English, but it can be adapted to write most European languages.

Scryptic II

Scryptic II

Scryptic II punctuation

Scryptic II punctuation

Sample texts in Scryptic II

Sample text in Scryptic II


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
(Part of article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Other writing systems invented by Thomas Maska

Avallaen, Ling'amon', Olorexh, Romanabic, Scryptic II, Talisman

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