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* A significant portion of the game ''{{VideoGame/Rama}}'', based on Arthur C. Clarke's [[RendezvousWithRama novel]] series of the [[TheGameOfTheBook same name]], involves solving mathematical puzzles based on the native number systems of the Avians (base 16) and Octospiders (base 8). (Which is at odds with the Ramans, who use base 3. Neither the Avians nor the Octospiders are Ramans. They're just samples of other space-faring species that the Ramans had gathered.)

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* A significant portion of the game ''{{VideoGame/Rama}}'', based on Arthur C. Clarke's ~~[[RendezvousWithRama novel]] ~~novel series of the [[TheGameOfTheBook same name]], involves solving mathematical puzzles based on the native number systems of the Avians (base 16) and Octospiders (base 8). (Which is at odds with the Ramans, who use base 3. Neither the Avians nor the Octospiders are Ramans. They're just samples of other space-faring species that the Ramans had gathered.)

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* The aliens in the ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama]]'' books appear to use base 3.

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* The aliens in the ~~''[[RendezvousWithRama ~~''[[Literature/RendezvousWithRama Rama]]'' books appear to use base 3.

2nd Apr '16 5:16:00 PM

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* At one point in ''Fangs of K'aath'', the FunnyAnimal civilization's use of base 8 is explained (due, again, to their fingers) by one character to another; they write 8 as "10". They are apparently fond of mathematics, too, which is fitting, as this particular FantasyCounterpartCulture is based on the medieval Islamic lands.

* In the ''Literature/Eldraeverse'', the Eldrae use base 12, and had a brief flirtation with base 16.

* In the ''Literature/Eldraeverse'', the Eldrae use base 12, and had a brief flirtation with base 16.

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* At one point in ~~''Fangs ~~''[[Literature/TheFangsOfKaath The Fangs of ~~K'aath'', ~~K'aath]]'', the FunnyAnimal civilization's use of base 8 is explained (due, again, to their fingers) by one character to another; they write 8 as "10". They are apparently fond of mathematics, too, which is fitting, as this particular FantasyCounterpartCulture is based on the medieval Islamic lands.

* In the~~''Literature/Eldraeverse'', ~~''Literature/{{Eldraeverse}}'', the Eldrae use base 12, and had a brief flirtation with base ~~16.~~16. Not because of their number of digits (baseline Eldrae have as many as humans), but because their language was standardized by [[https://eldraeverse.com/2016/03/31/trope-a-day-alternative-number-system/ mathematical philosophers]].

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* In ''{{Traveller}}'', the various alien species use different base mathematics. The Aslan use Base 8, the Hivers use Base 16, and the Droyne use Base 6. Most of the various {{Human Alien}}s, as well as the Vargr, use Base 10.

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* In ~~''{{Traveller}}'', ~~''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'', the various alien species use different base mathematics. The Aslan use Base 8, the Hivers use Base 16, and the Droyne use Base 6. Most of the various {{Human Alien}}s, as well as the Vargr, use Base 10.

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* In ''WebComic/{{Housepets}}'', a mouse named Spo came from a very large family. How large? The sibling born immediately after him [[http://www.housepetscomic.com/2009/02/23/their-naming-conventions-had-a-cover-charge/ was named Spp]]...

* In ''WebComic/GirlGenius''' world of [[MadScientist mad science]] there's bound to be examples showing up: "Tell the landlord that he is to stop trying to make change in base eight, or he'll pay his taxes in base twelve."

* In ''WebComic/GirlGenius''' world of [[MadScientist mad science]] there's bound to be examples showing up: "Tell the landlord that he is to stop trying to make change in base eight, or he'll pay his taxes in base twelve."

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1st Apr '16 8:06:00 AM

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* In the ''Literature/Eldraeverse'', the Eldrae use base 12, and had a brief flirtation with base 16.

11th Feb '16 9:50:03 AM

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->"Base eight is just like base ten, really. [[FourFingeredHands If you're missing two fingers]]."

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->"Base eight is just like base ten, really. ~~[[FourFingeredHands ~~If you're missing two ~~fingers]].~~fingers."

2nd Nov '15 12:25:25 PM

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* At one point in ''Fangs of Ka'ath'', the FunnyAnimal civilization's use of base 8 is explained (due, again, to their fingers) by one character to another; they write 8 as "10". They are apparently fond of mathematics, too, which is fitting, as this particular FantasyCounterpartCulture is based on the medieval Islamic lands.

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* At one point in ''Fangs of ~~Ka'ath'', ~~K'aath'', the FunnyAnimal civilization's use of base 8 is explained (due, again, to their fingers) by one character to another; they write 8 as "10". They are apparently fond of mathematics, too, which is fitting, as this particular FantasyCounterpartCulture is based on the medieval Islamic lands.

28th Oct '15 11:03:29 AM

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** The Wild Men seem to use a base-20 system. When Ghan-buri-Ghan counts the number of soldiers in the Rohan army, he expresses it as "A score of scores counted ten times and twenty" (12,000).

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** The Wild Men seem to use a base-20 system. When Ghan-buri-Ghan counts the number of soldiers in the Rohan army, he expresses it as "A score of scores counted ten times and ~~twenty" (12,000).~~five" (6,000).

18th Sep '15 10:21:57 PM

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* [[AllThereInTheManual Behind-the-scenes material]] on ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' claims that the Na'vi also use base 8 for the same reason as the ''ElfQuest'' elves.

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* [[AllThereInTheManual Behind-the-scenes material]] on ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' claims that the Na'vi also use base 8 for the same reason as the ~~''ElfQuest'' ~~''ComicBook/ElfQuest'' elves.

17th Aug '15 9:40:19 AM

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* * In ''Fanfic/TheElementsOfFriendship'', the Equestrians use base-12, complete with neologisms for the new names for numbers of years. The author even [[https://www.fimfiction.net/blog/432662/a-summation-of-the-numerical-system-in-the-elements-of-friendship wrote a blog post]] explaining the system.

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