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A situation where a player's [[command]] results in a series of unexpected actions being performed by the [[PC]]. This can cause players to feel deprived of the opportunity to make different choices to the ones handed to them by the game.
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A situation where the [[PC]] is temporarily out of the control of the player; for example, when a player's [[command]] results in a series of unexpected actions being performed by the PC. A form of [[Rails, being on | railroading]].
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This can cause players to feel deprived of the opportunity to make different choices to the ones handed to them by the game.
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
* [http://dfisher.serverspeople.net/ifgems/gems_10.html#10.7 Auto Pilot] in the ''IF Gems'' review quotes collection (also available from the [http://mirror.ifarchive.org/if-archive/programming/general-discussion/IFGems.zip IF Archive]).
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* [http://jacl.game-host.org:8080/dfisher/ifgems/gems_10.html#10.7 Auto Pilot] in the ''IF Gems'' review quotes collection (also available from the [http://mirror.ifarchive.org/if-archive/programming/general-discussion/IFGems.zip IF Archive]).
  
 
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[[Category:Glossary]]

Latest revision as of 08:44, 28 March 2008

A situation where the PC is temporarily out of the control of the player; for example, when a player's command results in a series of unexpected actions being performed by the PC. A form of railroading.

This can cause players to feel deprived of the opportunity to make different choices to the ones handed to them by the game.

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