What Could Atrus YOU Build?


By Mike Ando
aka RIUM+
@riumplus


Mysterium 2019
4th August 2019

Who is this guy anyway?
Who is this guy anyway?

The Riven Journals

journals.riumplus.com

25-hour Mechanical D'ni Clock

A real Myst book

Much acclaim. Very recognition.


Let's take a vote!

So what is it?

Surface & D'ni Time Chronometer

(Or for the search engines: an electronic 25 hour Myst clock)

D'ni Number Primer

Hi I'm a tiny LED!

Oops

Laser-cutting acrylic light guides

It's part-y time

www.festi.info/boxes.py

D'ni Time Primer

1 prorahn = ~1.39 seconds

1 gorahn = ~34.8 seconds

1 tahvo = ~14 minutes, 30.5 seconds

1 pahrtahvo = ~1 hour, 12.5 minutes

1 gahrtahvo = ~6 hours, 3 minutes

1 yahr = ~30 hours, 14 minutes

25 prorahn in a gorahn

25 gorahn in a tahvo

5 tahvo in a pahrtahvo

5 pahrtahvo in a gahrtahvo

5 gahrtahvo in a yahr

25 pahrtahvo in a yahr

D'ni year 9647 = 21st of April 1991 at 9:54AM PST (UTC-0700)

Tiny Tangent: Regarding the Span (D'ni unit of length)

“Create a pendulum with a period of 5 prorahn. Double the pendulum's length and you get 5 spans.”

1 span = 4.82 metres / ~15.8 feet

Say you're standing on a desert island with a watch...

Say you're standing by some cliffs with a watch...

The raw numbers

1 prorahn = 1.3928574 seconds

2 prorahn = 2.7857148 seconds

3 prorahn = 4.1785722 seconds

4 prorahn = 5.5714296 seconds

5 prorahn = 6.9642869 seconds

23 prorahn = 32.0357199 seconds

24 prorahn = 33.4285773 seconds

25 prorahn = 34.8214347 seconds

26 prorahn = 36.2142921 seconds

27 prorahn = 37.6071495 seconds

28 prorahn = 39.0000068 seconds

So what could YOU build?

  • Dive in and try
  • Failures and mistakes are important
  • Incorporate them!
  • Divide and conquer your tasks
  • Never give up! Never surrender!