Re: nutritional facts

From: Mark A. Heilpern (heilpern@MINDSPRING.COM)
Date: 10/25/98

At 04:49 AM 10/24/98 -0400, you wrote:
>sort of weird how you can have a piece of bread lying on the ground for 7
>mud weeks and nothing happening to it. why not make food become
>rancid/poisonous after awhile perhaps? maybe decompose too? it wouldnt hurt
>to make this an optional feature in circlemud

I addressed this in my mud, but am not prepared to provide a patch for what
I did. Here's a description though.... each object in my mud can have an
timer value stored in the obj file. They also have a set of timer flags
which include:
load, disappear, and I forget what else :) There is also an array of
So, the bread in my mud has both the load and disappear flags. load uses an
argument to indicate what object will be loaded (to the same character/room/
container as the "loading" item). After some amount of time, bread loads a
deteriorated bread, and also disappears.

Hope this is helpful.....

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