6/28/2020 at 0:27
So, you're heading home through the usual paths in your beloved city. You reach
a door, pull out your trusty keyring and stick the key in the door. Thoughts
begin to fill your mind: "I'm a friggin Princess, why do I have to open the
Well, fear no longer your highness! The Ylemnics hobby is here, and opening
doors is only scratching at the possibilities!
Ylemnics is a hobby which enables you to create various contraptions by
arranging blocks on something called a thaumizer. The thaumizer uses ylem dust
to power the blocks and interact with itself and the environment. Each type of
block provides rather fundamental functionality, leaving it to your creativity
to come up with exciting and useful contraptions. However, here are just a few
examples of the possibilities:
- Automatically open the door to your home when you arrive.
- Unlock your secret treasure chest only when you're around.
- Dispense drinks to everyone who shows up to your birthday party.
- Create an adding machine so you no longer need a master Numerologist.
- Build a working clock, with no clunky gears and springs.
Blocks come in a wide variety ranging from simple buttons, mathematical
operators and chest-manipulating blocks. There are even blocks to let two
thaumizers communicate together!
Most people encountering thaumizers will be well served by simply reading HELP
However, be forewarned that Ylemnics does have a learning curve. Hence why
there is a rather thick manual describing concepts, groups of blocks and
individual blocks. Due to how much information there is, it has been placed on
the website, rather than the giant helpfile it would be.
You can find this manual here:
The hobby costs 1000 lessons. To obtain, simply visit Rappu at v66405 and:
LEARN HOBBY OF YLEMNICS FROM RAPPU
P.S.: The price of a lock and key combo from your local locksmith has been
reduced to 10000 gold, down from 30000. This should make it more affordable to
use chests with Ylemnics, as they must be lockable to work. Simply ATTACH LOCK
Penned by my hand on Gosday, the 14th of Slyphian, in the year 488 MA.