A picture of Carl Buck in a psychedelic frame.

Carl Buck

Creator of Sangheili, Kala, Qatama, and more!

Carl Buck is a conlanger and master conscriptor. He created his first cipher at 9 years old and has been conlanging ever since. He's best known as the co-creator of the Sangheili language for the Paramount+ adaptation of Halo. His biggest language is Kala, for which he's created a series of orthographies, one of which is an extensive logography containing over 1,000 glyphs.

Selected Conlang-Related Works