Code Updates 2009

These are the 2009 notes. For the current ones, see the Code Updates page.

December 31st, 2009

  • Access commands can trigger an action list
  • Token consumption can now trigger an action list
  • The 'taint' timelock is now visible to recognize
  • The +timelocks command automatically clears expired timelocks

December 30th, 2009

  • zz and zzz idle-checking commands

December 26th, 2009

  • Queued messages written by GMs can take action lists on unseal

December 22nd, 2009

  • Token display now contains the token number in the top bar
  • People with a +tempname set are now displayed in the room contents as tempname (real name)

December 21st, 2009

  • +altping/from allows double-blind altpinging

December 20th, 2009

  • +ed/show player now lets you show the contents of your editing buffer to another player

December 18th, 2009

  • Flags display now shows Focus, colorizes names, and only shows the poster's name when it is not the author

December 16th, 2009

  • +altcheck now excludes retired characters; use +altcheck/all to get all of them
  • +zoom now excludes rooms flagged _LOST from the search path

December 15th, 2009

  • Reading a player's specific +hook no longer requires typing out the full name of the hook

December 11th, 2009

  • +rwho sorts the orgs and player names and has a more compact format

December 8th, 2009

  • plook is colorized

November 30th, 2009

  • To-do lists highlight player names in their idle-colors, if they're online

November 29th, 2009

  • You can now +revise letter number=old/new to edit the text of a +mail letter that is currently retractable (rather than having to retract it and re-write it).
  • +tasks/new now shows the list of new and updated tasks.

November 27th, 2009

  • Org +rwho roster display colorized. Names and idle times display as they do in WHO. Last login times display as a green "On", regular time if on within last week, yellow if not on for a week or more but less than a month, and red if last login was more than a month ago.

November 24th, 2009

  • Bonuses can now be configured to use specific die pools

November 23rd, 2009

  • Prop display altered to show subprop resource levels and leaders
  • Prop display for resource-allocated subprops now properly shows the IC leader and awards

November 21st, 2009

  • Recognize code tweaked to be able to do recog-name powerbits that recognize type-name gifts
  • +compare output tweaked to note who the random factor favors

November 18th, 2009

  • Expanded +hooks to allow subtopics.
  • New token creation has a grace period where it can be edited with +token/edit
  • Added +feature/grant to assign a Feature not associated with an app (returning players, etc.)

November 17th, 2009

  • New command +recognize player shows what gifts are triggering recognition
  • In +queue/list, public queued message numbers show up in cyan
  • Wipe trust lists when a Feature is unassigned

November 11th, 2009

  • Support for rad-gang powerbit, allowing characters with the same gifts to gain a gang-up bonus

November 9th, 2009

  • Queued message "mini packet" system

November 7th, 2009

  • New prereq device:gift, passed by anyone who carries a device created by that gift

November 2nd, 2009

  • Gossip suppression never takes the effective visibility level below 5, during the first week

October 30th, 2009

  • The temporary, "generic" flagpole

October 29th, 2009

  • +idle now obeys WHO colors

October 25th, 2009

  • Support for the contact-lock and contact-hide powerbits
  • The +afk message takes precedence over a @doing, rather than the other way around

October 24th, 2009

Consolidated from several days.

  • +rwho shows idle colors.
  • +lhelp titling changed to set off topics more cleanly.
  • Pattern code adjusted to be able to account for devices.
  • The spysense powerbit offers OOC negotiation info.
  • +prop/reparent allows a prop to be relinked to a new parent.

October 16th, 2009

  • The game tries to find relevant +help when you type an erroneous +command
  • Gravity statistics now take the callboard into account

October 9th, 2009

  • +mailcheck checks mail across alts
  • +declare commands can now take an org (org:code)

October 5th, 2009

  • WHO shows an +afk message if it's set, and the player has no @doing
  • +last has color-coding
  • Gift bonuses support opponent prereqs

September 28th, 2009

  • sigspread and sigalts prereqs can now take a minimum number of sections, indicating the equivalent of combining a pick with those packet sections with the signoff diversity.

September 21st, 2009

  • New prereq APPLY indicates that something is available but only in special circumstances.
  • Newly-approved characters now start with 3 Focus.

September 17th, 2009

  • +tasks/open can now take a job type.
  • Support for the walkteach powerbit (+walk/teach and +walk/learn)
  • Support for the propco prereq.

September 5th, 2009

  • Support for the followsense powerbit.

September 1st, 2009

  • Trump artists can now set a location for an NPC ally whose Trump they possess, using +trump/entrust (see current with +trump/entrusting). To go to that NPC, use +trump/npc.

May 22nd, 2009

  • +timelocks shows your current timelocks

May 21st, 2009

  • +gmping attempts an urgent summons of a GM

May 9th, 2009

  • Prevented alt interaction on the flagpole

May 5th, 2009

  • The sacrifice pre-req now supports gossip tokens, as well as a minimum amount of Focus

February 26th, 2009

  • Individual task steps can have associated forms, via the +task/form command.
  • +access/cancel will cancel an access offer.

February 17th, 2009

  • New GM command +token/clone allows the equivalent of the token-clone action.
  • New action reset:packet/section, resets signoffs, sacrifices, and other data for a packet section, allowing it to be repeated "from scratch".

January 18th, 2009

  • Named timelocks can now be used.
  • The task system and +submit has been extended to handle forms.

January 5th, 2009

  • +gifts/new command shows new and updated gifts.
  • On a +sheet/full, lore levels are now colored if Focus has been banked towards them. Red indicates not enough banked to buy the lore yet, yellow indicates a learning delay in progress, and green indicates that the learning is done.

January 3rd, 2009

  • +inspect now checks rooms for SHORT-DESC and TRUMP_DESC.
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