This isn’t really for experience programmers, who will be laughing at my pathetic tinkering.
This is me struggling against the fog of decades, of increasingly worse concentration since damaging my brain from hypo after hypo after save hypo. It is exceptionally hard for most people to focus these days, but for someone who has been through the mill in more ways than I’d care to remember, including a couple of mini-strokes, blindness and a lot worse than all of that, believe me when I say that this represents progress for me.
So I have the character responding to input, facing the right way when told to. Here’s some IM output from me a few minutes ago.