Myville Streets Paved
How you can explore Myville in ten minutes or less
So much to do, so little time. That's what Whyville citizens may be
saying to themselves
when they discover that it is now possible to walk through the streets of
the occasional rough spot at the edge of the road leaves any sign of all
the hard work
that made this possible.
With so much to do, it can be a little bewildering to try to find one's
way through the
Myville district. Nevertheless, once you get used to the lay of the land,
one place to another becomes a very simple task. We encourage you to get
with the map as soon as possible.
In order to get moving, use either the mouse or keyboard commands. The
allow mouse fans to maneuver by clicking in the arrow direction they wish
Personally, this editor prefers using the keyboard when trying to get to a
quickly---like to my house---and using the mouse when I'm not in a hurry.
If you rapidly click or press an arrow two or three times before
the next screen loads, you can "jump" several spaces at once.
At first, it's very confusing when the screen blanks out after you've
clicked to move
somewhere, but it doesn't take long to get used to. If you turn, the
screen will wipe out
from one side to another; go forward, and it will wipe from the center.
of course, will reverse the forward wipe---going from out to in.
Perhaps on your first trip to Myville, you might try visiting City
Hall---that's just one
right, two forwards, and a right from where you
start. You won't be able to go in to the building, but it's nice to look
Once you find a house you'd like to know more about, all you need to do
is face it and press a forward arrow. This will bring you to a screen
showing the house
and the owner. Make sure that you're really facing the house, however.
you can enter when the forward arrow is replaced by a "Go In!" prompt.
Keep in mind,
in the future, you'll actually be able to go inside and visit with your
fellow citizens, just
like in the Thursday and Friday chats at Dr. Leila's patio!
Explore the town yourself and let us know what you think! We may even
publish your comments in next week's paper. Email the editors at
express your thoughts.