for Adventure System

David Betz, 1986. An adventure language, object-oriented and LISP-like.

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  • Betz, David "ADVSYS - An Adventure Writing System, Version 1.2" Manchester, NH 1986 view details Abstract: ADVSYS is a special purpose programming language that was specifically designed to be used to write computer text adventure games.  It includes a facility for defining the kinds of objects that are common in adventures.  Some objects represent locations on the game map, some objects represent things that the player can find while exploring the adventure world, and some objects represent other characters that the adventurer can encounter during his or her journeys.  The adventure language also provides a facility to define actions. Actions are short sections of code that determine what happens in response to a command from the player.  These two concepts, "objects" and "actions" form the basis for the adventure language.

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