Re: Help with Idea for Quiting...

From: Shaw (
Date: 02/26/97

Daniel W. Burke wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Feb 1997, Shaw wrote:
> > I dont like the idea of renting equipment, but I do want to change the
> > quit option...  I only want quit to work while the player is in town...
> > like in zone 30.  I still want to add another command like forcequit
> > where the player can use outside of town but they will lose their
> > equipment... after responding yes to an "Are you sure?" prompt.  Could
> > anyone help me with this?
> >
> Consider what we did.. we made rent free, yeah, but you can't just quit,
> you have to rent at the receptionists, but players aren't charged
> anything.
> The reason *I* did this, was because, without just being able to quit,
> players could rent norent stuff, and WELL over the set max items you can
> rent... I had some rent files, i'd show rent, and there would be 90+
> items in there, and I had the max set at 40.  The 'free rent just quit'
> code skips all those checks unfortuantly.... and also, this way it keeps
> players from using quit as a recall command.
> Brazil

Ok, thanks Brazil I think I will try that out...  
Ok I know it is very simple but I just cannot add an "Are you sure?"
prompt when the players try to quit...  I am having problems finding an
input variable to use for the question...  Could someone please help me
out here...

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