A downloadable anthology

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Mad whalers, startup bullshit, nuclear family robots, medical trial dreamers, and devil children…

An anthology of backdrops for use with Dialect, the game of language and how it dies, or just for your own inspiration.


In Hell's Heart, the crew of a whaling ship find their language warping under the sway of a tyrannical, monomaniacal Captain and the awesome power of the Whale they pursue.

In The Founding, the dynamic, oppressive, and esoteric culture of an all-consuming nightmare tech startup spawns its own brand of corporate bullshit-ese.

In Imitations of Life, nuclear robots, programmed oppression, and the suburban death zone give life to a new language… for a time.

In The Trial, clinical trials using a bizarre new psychotrophic drug put the participants in touch with humanity's Universal Unconscious, where sense and thought collide.

In Rapscallions!, children discover a dread artefact of demonic power and form a secret cabal to wreak havoc, little-understanding the forces they're tampering with.

Files & Features

The Flyloft comes in 2 forms: an HTML file with custom fonts and interactive features and an EPUB file/ebook.

The HTML file is TTS-friendly, responsive to your screen size, and has a slew of display controls, from colour schemes to text formatting, plus navigation links to help you traverse the text! All this is encoded in the file itself, so you only have one file to handle, just like a .pdf.

For designers: the structure of the file is fully reusable, but, for ease of use, there's a freely-available template version (Note: based on an earlier version of this format) called Write Skyscrapers with all the game content stripped out. You’ll need at least a basic understanding of HTML to work with it, but the template links to some useful resources to learn this stuff. Check it out here:

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(3 total ratings)
AuthorSpeak the Sky
Tagsdialect-backdrop, GM-Less, Supplement
Average sessionA few hours
AccessibilityColor-blind friendly, High-contrast, Blind friendly


Buy Now$10.00 USD or more

In order to download this anthology you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

The Flyloft Anthology v1-0.epub 178 kB
The Flyloft Anthology v1-0.html 329 kB

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The Thanks Veem! cookie acceptance bar is brilliant. these look really wonderful!

Hell yeah, thank you! The cookie overlay's one of my favourite little details (in hindsight I should've made it cover half the page to be more realistic).