Re: Various Things

Rich Skrenta (
Mon, 19 Sep 1994 12:43:23 -0400 (EDT)

> * On a recent turn, I made the mistake of doing:
> move xxxx
> build xxxx
> To move into and resume construction of an inn. The order parser
> didn't catch this, although the turn came back with an error:
> 4: Don't know how to build 'xxxx'.

I believe recently I added just "build" to allow restarting construction.
It figures out what kind of building you're in.

A planned enhancement to the scanner for some time has
been extending it to check arguments to commands.

> I have a different problem with HOSTILE <faction>. Since generally
> speaking I don't know the faction of a unit by looking at it, how
> can I know it in order to attack it? Or does HOSTILE <faction> work
> differently than I presume?

HOSTILE <faction> doesn't generally work, since you can never associate
a noble with a faction.

Rich Skrenta <>

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