This directory contains library extensions for various purposes contributed by members of the IF community
a subdirectory with the Adaptive Hints library by Mike Phillips
Adname Library release 1, by Andrew Clover. Provides adnames, i.e. words that refer to an object but don't imply it.
AttrTest release 2, by Julian Arnold. Provides a new debugging verb which allows you to list or change the attributes of any object in your game whilst you play it.
Priority Daemons Library by Andrew Plotkin, release 1. Support for daemons that execute in a determined order.
An Inform 5.5 library extension to print the date. Recognises 30 and 31 day months and leap years. Written by L. Ross Raszewski.
Floating Contents Library by Julian Arnold, release 2. A new system for handling floating objects in Inform; either complements or replaces `found_in'.
Follower Library release 3, by Gareth Rees and Andrew Clover. Support for creatures that can be followed by the player.
An Inform Library extension for Inform 5.5 or greater to produce sequentially numbered footnotes, by L. Ross Raszewski
Invisiclues-style Help menu "tool kit" for Inform 5.5 or later by L. Ross Raszewski
An Inform library to choose default keys to open locks, by L. Ross Raszewski
A demonstration of an auto-mapping implementation for Inform 5.5, by Nathan Eady
A compiled version of mapdemo.inf
A replacement for Lock and Unlock to implement multiple keys and key-side definition, by L. Ross Raszewski
A replacement for the default menu code in Inform, particularly for the 5/12 version of the libraries, by Mike Phillips. [file is linked to infocom/compilers/inform5/library/contributions/adhints/NewMenu.h]
An Inform 5.5 library extension to print an ordinal number ("first", "second", etc.) Written by L. Ross Raszewski.
A complex weight/size system to replace the 'capacity' property, version 1.1, by Sam Hulick.
Plural Objects Library release 2, by Andrew Clover. Changes to the library messages to make them plural-aware and use plural forms appropriately.
Scenery non-objects to provide verbose descriptions, by Joe Mason, 9/95. Includable header in two parts, reworked from Richard Barnett's "A Scenic View" example (release 1; release 2 is now available as infocom/compilers/inform5/examples/AScenicView.inf)
An Inform library to handle sensory perception, by L. Ross Raszewski. Supports recursive senses, sense muting, invisible objects, and sense-specific opacity.
Show Objects Library by David Wagner, version 3 (07nov95) for library 5/12. Debugging tool that reconstructs an object's definition as it would appear in the Inform source code.
Smart "Can't Go" Library by David Wagner, version 3 (08nov95). A routine that lists the exits of rooms instead of just "You can't go that way.".
Time/Wait Library release 3, by Andrew Clover. Support for parsing times of day and "wait until three o'clock" commands.
An Inform 5.5 library extension to add a handy "use" verb. Written by L. Ross Raszewski.
An Inform library to provide understanding of English time strings, to give an enhanced "wait" command. Written by L. Ross Raszewski.
An improvement upon "What is" commands such as the Zork-like "What is a Grue" and "Who am I", by By L. Ross Raszewski