Re: Secondary Directions

From: Jeremy Elson (
Date: 06/09/94

> I'm trying to implement northeast, southeast, northwest and southwest, and
> it was not at all difficult for me to actually add the relevant fields into
> the world files, and fix it so that the game recognizes the commands, and the
> exits show up on ex and stat room. However, the actual do_move does not
> recognize it yet, and always returns "alas, you cannot go that way", which
> drives me up the wall enough as it is :)... So I was wondering if anybody had
> imped this, and what hurdle I have to jump over. I think it has something to
> do with the way the movement directions are first in the command list,
> corresponding to the respective direction numbers, whereas whatever secondary
> direction commands I added are at the END of the list instead....

Under 2.20 all directions have to have the first command numbers.  i.e.
you have to put NE SE NW SW right after NSEWUD in the interpreter as commands
7-10.  Also remember to extend the rev_dir array in constants.c.


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