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Re: [COLD] controlling where the start room is

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Thu Aug 21 12:09:14 1997 )

Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 10:06:44 -0600 (MDT)
From: Brandon Gillespie <brandon@roguetrader.com>
To: Frank Crowell <frankc@maddog.com>
cc: Cold Stuff <coldstuff@cold.org>
In-Reply-To: <33FBC415.64A9C297@maddog.com>

On Wed, 20 Aug 1997, Frank Crowell wrote:
> I think someone already has code for this but---
> I'm looking for a way to separate people based on how
> they log in so that certain people will go to certain realms.
> This means that I don't want everyone to login and be at the pit.
> I had considered having different ports for different users or
> a menu where a person can select a realm.  Any suggestions?


Right now it simply returns a setting (@set $world:) but you can have it
return whatever..

> Actually this is two problems.  First is the "login to different realms" 
> and the second is handling sleeping bodies.  If people change their
> home, then they show as sleeping bodies when they disconnect.  I would
> rather than the housekeeper grab then and then on login they are
> restored.  Or --the mush style-- is to have them dark. 

Look at the housekeeper code--rather than taking them home (or ignoring
them if they are already home) you can do whatever.