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Latest revision as of 09:20, 17 June 2006

An action that takes up no time in the game world (as distinct from a meta-command, which takes up no time but is not an action). A candidate might be the command think about <topic>, assuming the PC is simply recalling known information. Typically, they are used sparsely and have little effect on game-states.

For a discussion on this issue on the rec.arts.int-fiction newsgroup, see the thread What is a meta-command ?