Time on Atys passes at a different rate than Real Time, and the homins of Atys have their own units of time measurement. This page explains how time on Atys is measured and how to convert Atys time to real time.
The Atys time can be viewed ingame at any time by calling up the Map window (M). There's also some tools out there to:
Time continues to pass at a steady rate on Atys. When Ryzom was released in September 2004, the ingame year was 2525 JY. Somewhere in March 2010, the ingame year reached 2550 JY.
Units of Time on Atys
- Jena Year (JY) - One Jena Year is divided in four cycles.
- Atysian Cycle (AC) - Each cycle is composed by four seasons.
- Season - Each season is composed by three months.
- Month - Each month is composed by five weeks.
- Week - Each week is composed by six days.
- Day - Each day is divided in 24 hours.
- Hour (h) - The smallest unit of time.
|1 Jena Year||4||16||48||240||1440||34560|
|1 Atysian Cycle||1||4||12||60||360||8640|
Months and Seasons
There are 12 months in one Atysian Cycle, 3 months per season, and each month has it's own name.
Days of the week
There are 6 days in one Atysian week, and each day has it's own name.
Composition of a day
There are 24 hours in every day on Atys. Midnight is either 24h or 0h.
- Dawn: 3h-6h
- Day: 6h-20h
- Twilight: 20h-22h
- Night: 22h-3h
Nomenclature of dates
There are three ways of writing down an Atysian date:
- "Holeth, Floris 12, 3rd AC 2532 (JY)"
- "2532 : 12/4/3"
- "Holeth, Floris 12, AC III 2532 JY"
- "2532-3-4-12", in accordance with the Atys ISO standard, and commonly used in the N'ASA library.
All of these examples designate the same date; in this case a Holeth day which was the 12th day of the month Floris, in the third Atysian Cycle of Jena Year 2532.
Conversion table of how fast Atysian time passes in relation to real time.
|Atysian Time||Real Time (1)||Real Time (2)|
|1 Jena Year||2,4 months||72 days|
|1 Atysian Cycle||2,57 weeks||18 days|
|1 Atysian season||108 hours||4,5 days|
|1 Atysian month||36 hours||1,5 days|
|1 Atysian week||432 minutes||7h12|
|1 Atysian day||72 minutes||1h12|
|1 Atysian hour||3 minutes||-|
|Real time||Atys time|
|1 month (30 days)||14400||600||100,00||20,00||6,67||1,67|
|3 months (90 days)||43200||1800||300,00||60,00||20,00||5,00||1,25|
|1 year (365 days)||175200||7300||1216,67||243,33||81,11||20,28||5,07|
Tip to write time in fora
[time date=white time=white timer=gray] 2015-03-03 13:14 UTC [/time] will display as Tuesday, March 3 13:14:00 UTC (il y a 24 mins.)
[date] 2015-03-03 13:14 UTC [/date] will display as 12h - Dua, Germinally 8, 2e CA 2582
Kervala's application to convert dates
Ryzom Tracker app (Ryzom Armory)
- Ryzom Tracker - Tracks the current time on Atys.
- see Ryzom_API, Time paragraph :
test it! ⏩ https://api.ryzom.com/time.php?format=txt