Basic Help

version 1 by David Cornelson

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    This extension allows you to add basic Interactive Fiction help to your game.

    When play begins, that the help system will display a message telling of its existence.

    After a parser error, the hint system will remind the player it's available.

    For the first 4 turns in the game, the hint system will show a notice.

    The author can add common commands by using the list 'add' feature and this will display them within the 'help commands' description.

        when play begins:
            add "xyzzy" to Help Common Commands.

    After the help has stopped reminding the player, the author can set the Help Switch to true and for another 4 turns, the help reminder will be displayed.

    If the author simply wants to remind the player directly, they can 'Print the Help Notice' at any time.