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COMMAND: @fail <object> = <message>
Sets the failure message for <object>. This message is seen by the actor when one of these events occurs:
- For exits: Someone tries to traverse the exit but cannot because they fail the exit's default lock or the exit is not linked.
- For players and things: Someone tries to pick up the object but cannot because they fail the object's default lock.
- For rooms, players, and things: Someone looks around inside the room, player, or thing and fails the object's default lock.
Substitution and evaluation is performed on the message before it is shown.
@fail table = It's too heavy to lift! <thing> @fail doorway = The doorknob does not turn. <exit>