enCore v.4 User's Guide

enCore Quick Start--for 1st time enCore users (print or minimize this for easy reference)

Communicating--Speaking out loud in the same room

SAY-- To speak to someone, type the word SAY before your words (or use a quote mark "). You can also click the "say" button to shift to the "say" mode for extended conversations. Examples:

You type:
" Hello -or- Say Hello

You see:
You say, "Hello"

Others see:
John says, "Hello."

TO--To direct your speech at a specific individual in the room, often as a reply, type the word to then the name of the person you are talking to, and finally the text of your message:

You type:
To Erin Hi

You and others in the room see:
John [to Erin]: Hi

EMOTE--To express emotion, feelings, or non-verbal actions (cues), type the word emote or a colon followed by the text (or you can click the emote button).

You type:
: smiles -or- emote smiles

You and others in the room see:
John smiles

Communicating--Private Speech

PAGE--To speak privately to someone so that no one can hear except the individual paged (this works across enCore), type page, their name, and the text of your message. Example: page John Hello

WHISPER--To speak privately to someone in the same room: whisper <text> to <name>

You type:
whisper "Hi" to John

You see:
You whisper, "Hi" to John.

Other people see:
John whispers, "HI"


LOOK--Type "look" or click the LOOK button to see a general description of where you are. LOOK also serves like a BACK button to return your view to the room you are in when you open and examine an object.

MOVING AROUND--entering and exiting rooms

1st Way-- Click the navigation links in the right hand side of the viewing screen (Below LINKS:)
2nd Way-- Teleport with the @GO command.Type: @go <room name>

WHO'S in enCore?
Type @WHO or click the WHO button to see who is in enCore and where they are. You can join a person by clicking on their location link or typing @join <name>.

@EXAMINE --Gives you a list of the "verbs" or commands that operate that particular object. @examine works on any object in enCore.
Type: @examine <object name>

Other Useful Commands

@QUIT-- To exit enCore, type @quit or click the QUIT button.

HELP-- Listed below are all the ways to get help in enCore.

Lightbulbs--If you see a lightbulb icon, you can click on it for help.
Xpress Help Button-- You can also click on the HELP button in the Xpress button bar.
@Help-- Type @help and you will gain access to all the help catalogued in the textual side of enCore.
Help object or verb name-- Type this to see specific help materials.

@URL--To share a web page with a whole room type the @url command followed by the web address. Everyone in the room will see this web page. Type: @url webaddress


Screen Appearance || Quick Start || Beginner's Guide || | Getting around || Communicating ||Character options || Working with objects || Objects help ||Using MOO Mail || Creating objects and rooms ||Xpress options || Getting help || Command summary ||

Questions? Comments? Email Lennie Irvin
This guide is based on materials developed for the Encore Open Source Documentation Project by Lennie Irvin and Erin Karper. Menu courtesy of Milonic.

Page last updated 08-03-04 --LI