beckon

Purpose: beckon toward an individual, thing, or the world in general
Synonyms: none

SYNTAX EXAMPLES
1. beckon 1. beckon
2. beckon <thing> 2. beckon bottle
3. beckon <n>.<thing> 3. beckon 2.bottle
4. beckon <modifier> 4. beckon invitingly
5. beckon <thing> <modifier> 5. beckon bottle invitingly
6. beckon <modifier> <thing> 6. beckon invitingly bottle
7. beckon <modifier> <n>.<thing> 7. beckon invitingly 2.bottle
8. beckon <n>.<thing> <modifier> 8. beckon 2.bottle invitingly

USE:

  1. Use form one to beckon indiscriminately, for instance, to the room in general.
  2. Use form two when there's no possible ambiguity. In the example, there's only one bottle present.
  3. Use form three when there are many instances of <thing> present, and you want to beckon to one of them in particular.
  4. Use forms four through eight to add a modifier, typically an intensifying adverb, to the verb.
  5. Use forms four through eight to add a modifier, typically an intensifying adverb, to the verb.
  6. Use forms four through eight to add a modifier, typically an intensifying adverb, to the verb.
  7. Use forms four through eight to add a modifier, typically an intensifying adverb, to the verb.
  8. Use forms four through eight to add a modifier, typically an intensifying adverb, to the verb.

As is typical of most TriadCity commands, Beckon searches for <thing> in a specific order, starting with the room you're in, then your worn or wielded equipment, then your inventory. So, if there's a box in the room, and a box in your inventory, the command "beckon box" will refer to the one in the room, not your inventory. You'd need to use "beckon 2.box" for the latter.

Beckon can be modified with an arbitrary word of your choice. Usually you'll use an intensifying adverb as shown in the examples above. Note that Beckon does not use this modifier as a search specifier when looking for <thing>. Instead Beckon displays this modifier via the Game channel. Thus you can "beckon impatiently", "beckon urgently", and so on. You can also "beckon 18373649" or "beckon toothpaste-like", so, please don't. It's up to you to get the syntax right.