boswars man page

boswars — futuristic real-time strategy game


boswars [Options]


-c file.lua

configuration start file (default stratagus.lua)

-d datapath

path to stratagus data


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-P port

Network port to use

-n server

Network server host preset

-L lag

Network lag in # frames (default 10 = 333ms)

-U update

Network update rate in # frames (default 5=6x per s)

-N name

Name of the player

-s sleep

Number of frames for the AI to sleep before it starts

-v mode

Video mode (0=default,1=640x480,2=800x600, 3=1024x768,4=1280x960,5=1600x1200)


Video mode depth = pixel per point (for Win32/TNT)


Full screen video mode


Sync speed (100 = 30 frames/s)


Windowed video mode

map is relative to StratagusLibPath=datapath, use ./map for relative to the current working directory.


boswars was written by the Bos Wars and Stratagus Project.

This manual page was written by Cyril Brulebois <>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).


August 12, 2007