Category:Commands

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A short list of the various commands that you can use on Desolation. This page is currently being sorted through and categorized, please be patient. :) For more help about a command, please try typing "help <command>" while on the mud, or ask a knowledgeable individual. :) Items listed in bold are extremely important commands for getting by on Desolation. For a list of creator commands, see Category:CreCommands.

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[edit] Communication

  • adverbs - displays a lists of adverbs that can be mixed with feelings.
  • chan - used to turn channels on and off/list channels. "help chan" for more info.
  • converse - puts you into conversation mode.
  • emote <message> - used to do "custom actions"
  • feelings - displays a list of all the emotes. "smile/frown/etc"
  • findemote <what> - searches the emote list for a particular string.
  • gossip <message> - send a msg on the mud-wide gossip channel. Other channels exist.
  • mail - opens the mail editor for sending mail to offline people.
  • newbie <message> - ask for help
  • ooc <message> - "out of character", similar to say
  • project <message> with <object> - used for throwing your voice.
  • random - perform a random emote/feeling.
  • reply <message> - sends a tell back to the last person you got one from.
  • say <message> - send a message to everyone in the room.
  • semote - "show emote", displays information about a emote/feeling.
  • shout <message> - send a message to everybody in the same zone.
  • talk to <creature> - used to talk to NPCs and shopkeepers.
  • tell <message> to <player> - send a private message to someone.
  • whisper <message> - whisper a message to your current room.
  • who - lists everybody who is currently online.

[edit] Character Info

  • describe - enters a description that people see when they examine you.
  • finger <person> - no not that, displays info about a person.
  • inventory - shows what items you are currently carrying.
  • menu - puts you into a game menu that accesses various commands.
  • money - display how much money you are carrying.
  • nickname - set a nickname for your character.
  • passwd - used to change your password.
  • plan - used to set your plan file.
  • quests - shows you all the quests you have received and completed.
  • quit - exit the game.
  • quote - set your quote. Displayed on finger, and in other situations.
  • recipes - shows you all the crafting recipes you know.
  • recovery - to see how long you have to wait until you've recovered from a special move or ability
  • rpstats - shows your character's roleplaying statistics.
  • save - save your character info to disk (in case of crash, or other situation)
  • score - shows you your character stats and other information.
  • skills - displays your skills, and your current training points.
  • titles - shows your available titles and let you choose an active one.

[edit] Gear & Combat

  • ammo - shows remaining ammunition in wielded firearms.
  • armor - lists which armor covers which part of the body.
  • consider <creature or item> - evaluate a creature's toughness or get details about your equipment.
  • diagnose <creature> - find out a creature's health status.
  • equip <armor or weapon> - ready a weapon or armor for use.
  • kill <creature> - start a fight with a creature or another player.
  • remove <armor> - useful for changing your clothing.
  • reload <weapon/clip> with <clip/ammo>
  • speedload <weapon> with <clip>
  • stance <type> - set aggressive/passive/mixed combat stances.
  • switch <weapon> to <type> - can be safety, single, burst, full-auto, etc.
  • unjam <firearm> - Desolation firearms tend to be fairly ancient, and are prone to jamming. This command will make them function again.
  • unload <weapon/clip>
  • unwield <weapon> - used to unequip a weapon.
  • wear <armor> - used to equip armor or clothing.
  • wield <weapon> - used to equip a weapon.
  • wimpy <percentage> - set when you flee from combat (currently broken)

[edit] Navigation

  • brief - sets brief (short) display mode for room descriptions.
  • climb <direction>, climb <object> , climb <direction> <object> - climb a particular direction.
  • drive <direction> - pilot a vehicle a particular direction.
  • enter <object> - enter a vehicle or building.
  • exit <object> - get out of an object, such as a vehicle.
  • exits - shows which directions you can leave the current room.
  • follow <player> - begin following another player. Use again to stop.
  • go <direction> - walk in the direction specified.
  • look, look at <object> - displays your current surroundings, or info about an item.
  • north - short for "go north", also typing "n" will work. Other directions are similar.
  • pick <object> with <item> - used for lockpicking open closed doors or boxes.
  • scan <direction> - find creatures in adjacent rooms.
  • verbose - sets verbose (long) display mode for room descriptions.

[edit] Terminal Settings

  • alias - enter the alias editor, where you can create shortened names for other commands.
  • ansi <on/off> - specify whether or not to use ansi color.
  • biff <on/off> - specify whether or not you recieve warning when you get mail.
  • censor <on/off> - specify whether or not to filter specific swearwords.
  • colours <type> <color> - set default colors for certain types of messages.
  • delim <string> - set your command delimiter, for entering multi-line commands.
  • height <#> - set your default screen height (in lines).
  • map <on/off> - specify whether or not to display the map while navigating.
  • prompt <prompt> - set your prompt to include health or other info.
  • showcontents <on/off> - whether or not items show contents in room descriptions.
  • unalias <alias> - removes an alias.
  • width <#> - set your default screen width (in characters).

[edit] Vendors & Shopping

  • ask <vendor> about <item> - have a vendor show you the long description of an item.
  • buy <number> - buy an item from a vendor's list
  • list - see a vendor's list of goods.
  • offer <item> - get an appraisal from a vendor
  • retain <item> - 'locks' an item so that you cannot accidently sell it to a vendor.
  • sell <item> - sell an item to a vendor
  • unretain <item> - unlocks a retained item, so that you can once again sell it to a vendor.

[edit] Crafting

  • recipes - shows all the crafting recipes your character knows
  • build <item> - builds the item if you have knowledge and the proper ingredients and tools
  • roll <item> - rolls a cigarette for smoking
  • tan <item> - tans hides/pelts
  • sew <item> - sews clothes
  • smith <item> - smiths metals
  • cook <item> - cooks meals

[edit] Miscellaneous

  • bug - puts you into the text editor so you can report a bug
  • feedback - puts you into the feedback text editor.
  • groups - lists and sets your "groups", used for sending email.
  • help - used for accessing more information about a command or topic.
  • idea - used for entering suggestions for mud improvements.
  • inactive - flag yourself as being inactive so people know.
  • mudlist - lists all muds participating in the I3/intermud network.
  • note <string> on <object>
  • question - puts you into the text editor in order to submit a question.
  • time - displays local server time and how long the mud has been up.
  • typo - puts you into the text editor to report a typo in the game.
  • version - displays info about the current mudlib and mud driver.
  • break <object>
  • close <object>
  • count <object>
  • cross <object>
  • dig
  • disarm <bomb>
  • drink <liquid>
  • drop <item>
  • eat <food> - eat something
  • extinguish <object>
  • feel <object>
  • fill <object>, fill <object> with <object>, fill <object> from <object>
  • fish in <object>, fish in <object> with <object>, fish with <object>
  • flip <switch>
  • get <object>
  • give <object> to <person>
  • hide <object>
  • knock on <door>
  • light <object>
  • listen
  • lock <object>
  • move
  • offer
  • open <object>
  • post
  • pour
  • press
  • pull
  • put <object> in <object> - used for placing items in containers.
  • read
  • report - when carrying a radio, used to check to see if you can advance your level. (deprecated)
  • ring
  • search
  • sit
  • smell
  • smoke
  • swim
  • throw
  • turn
  • unlock
  • use <object>, use <object> on <target> - for using items, such as a first-aid kit.
  • view
  • wade
  • wave
  • wind
  • write
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