There are many commands available to the player. In a number of cases there is more than one form of the same command. For example, "tubes" is the same command as "status tubes". Some commands can only be used during the setup portion of the game.
Each command description gives the general form of the command and a description of command operation. The description for each command is followed by one or more examples. Optional parts of the commands are enclosed in square brackets ( [optional] ). Certain words can be included in the command, but have no meaning. Words like "the", "at", "to", and others are ignored by the command parser.