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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

5.36-4.fc26 (10-Feb-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual