Player Experience Upgrade

version 2/111127 by Aaron Reed

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  • Section - Asking unparseable questions

    [Problem: >DO SOMETHING or whatever doesn't respond appropriately.]

    A smarter parser rule when sp_normal_and_verb_related (this is the asking unparseable questions rule):
        if input starts with "(who|what|where|why|which|how|can)s?":
            identify error as asking unparseable questions rule;
            reject the command.

    Table of Smarter Parser Messages (continued)
    rule name  message  
    asking unparseable questions rule  "[as the parser]You can't ask direct questions to the game. Type a verb - noun command like EXAMINE [get noun example] to interact with the story world, or LOOK to get a description of your surroundings.[as normal]"