Throttle wrote:Feel is pretty self-explanatory. It's the non-dialogue counterpart to 'think.' Seen by admins the same way thoughts are, and is used similarly.
I use it anytime I want a verb that's not think: "You feel yourself wondering, musing, remembering ..." So long as we don't start having empaths in game [who hear feels but not thinks], I imagine the difference is cosmetic.
Throttle wrote:Hemote is for hidden emotes. People will only spot your hemote if they pass some kind of check (probably an int check) or, presumably, if they're watching you with the 'watch' command. Useful for clandestine behaviour. I also believe you can hemote safely without having it break hide, but I'm not 100% sure.
break hide, although the chance may (?) be lower than it is for a standard emote.
Outside of those [hidden, clandestine, shady] contexts, Riv and I have resolved to use it as little as possible, though, because it seems to stifle a lot of potential RP openings. We'd rather leave it in the other players' hands to decide whether and to what extent their PCs notice ours' subtle shifts of expression, stolen glances, discreet gestures, etc.
Also, check 'help wmote
' (as Kory teh Ninja mentions), if you haven't already. Less RP-relevant, but also new to some players may be 'help upgrade
' and 'check