My question for you all is: what would you consider “classic IF quotes”? Finding ones that can be translated into Hittite is going to be difficult (given how relatively little we know of the language compared to some others) so I’m hoping to start with as big a pool as I can.
I only understood you as far as…
You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike.
Colossal Cave Adventure
West of House
You are standing in a field west of a white house with a boarded front door.
There is a mailbox here.
It is pitch dark. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.
(I guess Zork?)
Those are the obvious ones. I’ll be back with more “interesting” ones.
Violence isn’t the answer to this one.
Still as good-looking as ever.
Talking to yourself is the sign of an impending mental collapse.
Taco Fiction is a game about crime.
a splitting headache
The sun has gone. It must be brought. You have a rock.
What’s that from?
OK, Grunk not do that.
*** You have missed the point entirely ***
Interesting… fresh Gnocchi–you haven’t had any of that since… Rome.
this is probably a shit one for a cuneiform tablet
The room around him was dissolving away. he felt himself flung into a void, and from somewhere close by, he heard someone calling his name, "Perry Simm...Perry Simm...P'ry Simm...Prisim...PRISM...PRISM..."
I was about to snag a line from Aisle as well.
There is a brunette woman a few metres ahead, filling her trolley with sauces.
It must be the warlock Krill.
I am deeply curious which of these Hittite can come even within a ziggurat-length of approximating. Anyway, one more for the pile:
“Will you read me a story?”
Do you mean the burnt out matches or the last remaining match?
>GET REMAINING MATCH
You can’t see any such thing.
>GET REMAINING MATCH FROM MATCHBOOK
You should be holding that first.
>GET LAST REMAINING MATCH FROM MATCHBOOK THEN LIGHT IT THEN LIGHT LAMP WITH LIT MATCH
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