Chapter Talking to
Talking to is an action applying to one thing.
Understand "talk to/with [something]" as talking to.
Understand "talk [something]" as talking to.
Understand the command "t" and "chat" as "talk".
Understand "talk" and "talk to" as talking to.
Rule for supplying a missing noun while talking to and the number of NPC persons in the location is 1:
change the noun to a random NPC person in the location;
clarify "to [the noun]".
Instead of talking to the player:
say "You mumble something to yourself." instead.
Check talking to an irrelevant person (this is the block talking to rule):
say "You have nothing to say to [the noun]." instead.
Check talking to when the noun is not a person (this is the block talking to inanimate things rule):
say "You can only talk to people." instead.
Carry out talking to:
repeat through the conversation table of the noun:
say "[quip entry][line break]";
if the number of filled rows in the conversation table of the noun is greater than 1:
blank out the whole row;
A person has a table-name called the conversation table.
Table of analyzing actions (continued)
|"talking to"||test talking to rule|
This is the test talking to rule:
say test announcement for "talking to [the noun]";
try the test-actor trying talking to the noun.