Cases in Spec_procedures

From: James Smith, Director (
Date: 07/14/96

Me again, still trying to figure out special procedures.  I've been taking a
look at the King's Castle Special procedures and am trying to figure out
what all the "cases" mean.

For example, SPECIAL(king_welmar) has nothing for cases 1-4, but will move
for case 5.  Then, nothing for A-D, but things do happen for
How are these letters and numbers determined?  Where do they come from?  How
are outside actions by other players to determine which case is selected?

It seems that cases are specific to each Special() function as case 1 for
Peter, Captain of the Guards, does not correspond to case 1 for Jerry  the


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