Color and formatting codes

Now that you have a handle on how to build rooms, objects, and NPCs, let's see how to make text look the way you want it to. You can format and color it. Currently the VME doesn't support all the ASCII characters but if we get enough people wanting this ability it will be added.

The escape character

There are always two parts to a formatting command. The first part we call the escape character which is the '&' character. Thus all formatting and color commands would look as follows:

&<color or formatting command>