Interactive Poetry

version 2 by Michael Bacon

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  • Chapter 1 - Author Stuff

    Section 1 - All You Really Need to Know

    [ if the author includes "Use paragraphs." in the program, there won't be a linebreak automatically added to the end of a line. ]
    Use paragraphs translates as (- Constant POEM_OR_PARAGRAPH; -).

    [ if the author includes "Use centering." in the program, the lines will be centered. ]
    Use centering translates as (- Constant CENTERING_OR_NOTCENTERING; -).

    [ This table will definitely be "(continued)" -- see Writing with Inform, Chapter 15.18 "Table Amendments" ]
    Table of Possible Lines
    Topic   line-number  Line   
    --  a number  some text  

    [ This table can be "(amended)" -- see Writing with Inform, Chapter 15.19 "Table Amendments" ]
    Table of Informational Messages
    informational message  line  
    topbar  "[story title]"  
    word-not-valid-yet  "[line break][line break](That word is not part of the poem yet.)[line break]"  
    word-not-valid  "[line break][line break](That word is not part of the poem at all.)[line break]"  
    roll-credits  "[banner text][line break]Thank you for reading.[line break][line break][list of extension credits][line break]"  
    hidden-thanks-response  "[bold type]You are very welcome.[roman type]"  
    end-poem-soft-hiatus  "fín"  

    [ this say phrase is how the author ends the poem. ]
    To say fín/fin: end the game saying the line corresponding to an informational message of end-poem-soft-hiatus in the table of informational messages.