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Errors in character age displays with custom calendars

kijilinn
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:37:41 GMT

I set up a fantasy calendar which only has four months (based on seasons). The number of days in the year is still 365, but just the way of counting it is different. It wasn't a problem until I noticed that my characters had listed ages that don't match the number of years the timeline shows as having passed; they were usually 20-30 years older than they were supposed to be. I double-checked by setting two events relationally apart by 15 years and attaching two characters. Both characters had incorrect representations of their ages. Does anyone know if this is a bug or something I just need to work around?

aeonjess
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:26:01 GMT

Hi, Are you able to send through your timeline with a description of where the error is to support@aeontimeline.com ? This will help us look into the problem. Jess

kijilinn
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:28:32 GMT

Sure thing! Thanks a bunch.

kijilinn
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:22:21 GMT

Nevermind! I figured it out. It was an error in the way I was thinking about months and years. Under my own calendar, 8 months is two years, which is why the characters' ages were coming out strangely.