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  • Dec 12, 2011
  • 09:55 AM

Concocted Languages to Make Other Worlds Feel Real (video, audio)

Amy Chozick / New York Times
Today, a desire in Hollywood to infuse fantasy and science-fiction movies, television series and video games with a sense of believability is driving demand for constructed languages, complete with grammatical rules, a written alphabet (hieroglyphics are acceptable) and enough vocabulary for basic conversations.

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