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 Forum: Competitions - General   Topic: How Can I Write Better Reviews of Comp Entries?

Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:18 pm 

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that's generally how my reviews go I don't think there's anything wrong with this approach. I agree with craiglocke that specific, actionable feedback is more helpful to an author than very general feedback. Some other things to think about: What kind of player experience does it seem like this pie...

 Forum: Inform 6 and 7 Development   Topic: [I7] Extensions That Require Plurality

Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 9:19 am 

Replies: 11
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There's a version 13 of Tailored Room Description on Github. (I haven't tried it.) https://github.com/i7/extensions/blob/master/Emily%20Short/Tailored%20Room%20Description.i7x (This is something that should get fixed in the Public Library--does anyone remember who has the capability of doing that? I...

 Forum: Discussion, Hints and Reviews   Topic: XYZZY 2017 Nominees Discussion

Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 8:44 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 1758


Doug Orleans wrote:
apparently you can't nominate two NPCs from the same game.

Huh. Do you know if this is intentional, or a bug?

 Forum: Inform 6 and 7 Development   Topic: Problem Creating Menus and Windows???

Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:55 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 298


Which extensions are giving you errors, and what are their version numbers?

 Forum: Inform 6 and 7 Development   Topic: How to get the list of active scenes?

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:09 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 502


Harald Schuster wrote:
and it has to be "which are happening"


Now that you mention it, it seems like "which are" might not be necessary.

Code:
list of happening scenes


seems to compile.

 Forum: Inform 6 and 7 Development   Topic: How to get the list of active scenes?

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:01 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 502


Aside from the testing command SCENES, I don't know if there's a built-in way to access this or not. But if you want the list, you could do this: To decide which list of scenes is the list of active scenes: let L be a list of scenes; repeat with S running through scenes: if S is happening, add S to ...

 Forum: Inform Extensions   Topic: Simple Graphical Window by Emily Short

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:18 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 4600


Thanks. I've upgraded to 10/161003 from https://i7el.herokuapp.com/extensions/ Now I get this error. Problem. You wrote 'change currently shown picture to the room illustration of the location' : but this is a phrase which I don't recognise, possibly because it is one you meant to define but never ...

 Forum: Competitions - General   Topic: News about XYZZY Awards (2017)?

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:08 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 1658


Since I find most of my games via awards lists, I was wondering if/when the 2017 XYZZY Awards will be happening? It seemed to get off to a late start last year, so I'm not too worried, but I was curious anyway. I hope it continues, as I'll be looking forward to it... Sam Kabo Ashwell has been organ...

 Forum: Inform 6 and 7 Development   Topic: Room description displaying incorrect text

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:32 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 470


The rope ladder is a door. The rope ladder is open. "This is the previous room. Meh." Thus when a piece of text stands alone as a sentence in its own right, then this is either the "description" of the most recently discussed room, or the "initial appearance" of the mo...

 Forum: Inform Extensions   Topic: Simple Graphical Window by Emily Short

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:21 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 4600


It looks like you are running version 8 of Simple Graphical Window. The latest version I see in the Public Library is version 9. Are you downloading extensions through the IDE? I've downloaded it from the extension site If by extension site you mean inform7.com, that is not the first place I would r...
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