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Standard Galactic Alphabet

Tool to decipher / read the standard galactic alphabet (SGA), used in Commander Keen then in other universes like Quake 4 or Minecraft (enchantment table alphabet).

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What is the Standard Galactic Alphabet? (Definition)

The Standard Galactic alphabet is an invented alphabet, it is used in several videogame universes to start with Commander Keen, Quake 4 or Minecraft (where it usually renamed alphabet of enchantment, because it appears with the table of enchantment/enchanting table).

How to encrypt/write using Standard Galactic Alphabet?

The Standard Galactic alphabet (also abbreviated SGA) is a series of 26 symbols replacing the 26 letters of the classic Latin alphabet.

The writing of a text in English is satisfied with a replacement character by character.

Example: STANDARD s'écrit char(83)char(84)char(65)char(78)char(68)char(65)char(82)char(68)

How to decrypt/read Standard Galactic Alphabet?

The reading of the alphabet is also a replacement symbol after symbol by the corresponding letters.

Example: char(77)char(73)char(78)char(69)char(67)char(82)char(65)char(70)char(84) is translated MINECRAFT

Why is the Unicode alphabet not recommended?

Some users have adapted the alphabet to Unicode (in order to better accept copy-paste) but this is a very bad adaptation (the characters are not the correct ones and are very approximate) which is however quite widespread.

Example: char(65) becomes or ɾ (depending on variants), char(66) becomes ʖ, etc. the resemblance is pretty bad.

How to recognize a Standard Galactic Alphabet ciphertext?

The alphabet is composed of symbols with runic inspirations, it is generally presented as a written language (it is mostly an alphabet).

All references to video games, specifically Commander Keen, Quake 4 or Minecraft and its enchantment table, are clues.

In its Unicode version, characters are ᔑʖᓵ↸ᒷ⎓⊣⍑╎⋮ꖌꖎᒲリ𝙹!¡ᑑ∷ᓭℸ ̣ ⚍⍊∴̇/||⨅

When was the Standard Galactic Alphabet invented?

The alphabet appears in Commander Keen, a video game released in 1990.

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