Problem-Solving Characters

version 2 by Ron Newcomb

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  • Section 7 - the Sensory rules
    [ Sensory rules. Not actually check rules, but serving the same purpose, these are the hardest for the AI to deal with. Partly because they crop up often, and partly because they are all-encompassing and sometimes vague about why they fail, so a lot of processing needs happen to figure out how to respond. And just to add insult to injury, many of the thorniest problems around AI tend to be caused by the basic accessibility rule alone. ] [
    When hindered by the basic visibility rule:
    When hindered by the basic accessibility rule:
    When hindered by the access through barriers rule:
    When hindered by the can't reach inside rooms rule:
    When hindered by the can't reach inside closed containers rule:
    When hindered by the can't reach inside rooms rule:
    When hindered by the can't reach outside closed containers rule:
    When hindered by the can't act in the dark rule:
    When hindered by the procedural rulebook (this is the assume success for unknown reason the action failed rule), pretend it worked..
    ]
    When hindered by the carrying requirements rule: we could try taking the noun.