battlestaris an adventure game in the classic style. However, it's slightly less of a puzzle and more a game of exploration. There are a few magical words in the game, but on the whole, simple English should suffice to make one's desires understandable to the parser.
Three He made and gave them to His daughters, Beautiful nymphs, the goddesses of the waters. One to bring good luck and simple feats of wonder, Two to wash the lands and churn the waves asunder, Three to rule the world and purge the skies with thunder.
In those times great wizards were known and their powers were beyond belief. They could take any object from thin air and, uttering the word ‘su’, could disappear.
In those times men were known for their lust for gold and desire to wear fine weapons. Swords and coats of mail were fashioned that could withstand a laser blast.
But when the darkness fell, the rightful reigns were toppled. Swords and helms and heads of state went rolling across the grass. The entire fleet of battlestars was reduced to a single ship.
take --- take an object drop --- drop an object wear --- wear an object you are holding draw --- carry an object you are wearing put on --- take an object and wear it take off -- draw an object and drop it throw <object> <direction>
>-: take watermelon watermelon: Taken. >-: eat watermelon: Eaten. >-: take knife and sword and apple, drop all knife: Taken. broadsword: Taken. apple: Taken. knife: Dropped. broadsword: Dropped. apple: Dropped. >-: get knife: Taken.
Notice that the “shadow” of the next word stays around if you want to take advantage of it. That is, saying “take knife” and then “drop” will drop the knife you just took.
-roption when you start up the game, or by giving the name of the saved file as an argument. Save files will be saved to and restored from your home directory unless a path is specified - i.e., “
battlestar -r savedgame” will look for ~/savedgame, but “
battlestar -r ./savedgame” will look in the current directory. “
battlestar -r” will look for the default file, ~/Bstar.
|November 29, 2015||OpenBSD-current|