Distinguishing between multiple objects with the same name in a text based adventure game/interactive fiction
I'm in the middle of writing my own parser in Python. I've managed to make some simple commands, with simple prints to make sure they work. Since I intend there to be combat, I needed to write a ...
Are there any existing interactive fiction text parsing engines that I can embed in another game or application? I'm looking to use something as a library. I can pass it the available objects and ...
While developing an engine for text-adventures I'm still unsure how to expose the API it provides to the developers/writers. My two concepts for now are: Running a small JS engine which executes JS ...
Writing a compact text-adventure engine I was thinking about possible commands a player could use. For each location i have special commands described in the text but what about generic commands like ...
Parsing user commands in a text adventure is a spectrum from Adventure's simple "go north" to some mind-bogglingly clever ones in hhgttg. I seem to remember reading nice how-tos in computer magazines ...