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blaster — simulation of space combat

Synopsis

blaster [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-num_robots number] [-num_lasers number] [-num_stars number] [-delay number] [-fps]

Description

Draws a simulation of flying space-combat robots (cleverly disguised as colored circles) doing battle in front of a moving star field.

Options

-visual visual
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.
-window
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root
Draw on the root window.
-num_robots number
Robots. 2 - 50. Default: 5.
-num_lasers number
Lasers. 1 - 100. Default: 3.
-num_stars number
Stars. 5 - 200. Default: 50.
-delay number
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 10000 (0.01 seconds.).
-fps
Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

Environment

DISPLAY
to get the default host and display number.
XENVIRONMENT
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jonathan Lin.

Info

5.36-3.fc26 (21-Oct-2016) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual