Chapter Zapping with
Zapping it with is an action applying to one thing and one carried thing.
Understand "zap [something] with [something]" as zapping it with.
Understand "attack [something] with [something]" as zapping it with.
Understand the commands "tase" and "taze" and "stun" as "zap".
Check zapping it with (this is the block zapping with rule):
say "You can't use [the second noun] for that." instead.
Does the player mean zapping something with a taser: it is likely.
Does the player mean zapping a person with something: it is likely.
Does the player mean zapping a person with a taser: it is very likely.
Table of analyzing actions (continued)
|"zapping with"||test zapping with rule|
This is the test zapping with rule:
if the player is not carrying the taser:
say "[italic type]Not carrying the taser; can't test zapping with[roman type]";
say test announcement for "zapping [the noun] with the taser";
try the test-actor trying zapping the noun with the taser.