corsix-th - Man Page

An open source implementation of Theme Hospital


corsix-th[--bitmap-dir=path] [--config-file=path] [--connect-lua-dbgp] [--continue=number] [--dump=strings] [--interpreter=path] [--load=savegame] [--lua-dir=path]


CorsixTH is a reimplementation of the 1997 Bullfrog business simulation game Theme Hospital. As well as faithfully recreating the original, CorsixTH adds support for modern operating systems, high resolution displays, and much more. A purchased copy of Theme Hospital, or the Theme Hospital demo is required to use CorsixTH.

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Use directory for loading in game bitmaps.


Use the specified config file instead of the default one.


Connect to a Lua DBGp server.


If a number is given load that month's autosave. Otherwise load the youngest autosave


Dumps all of the game strings to the config directory.


Run the lua bootstrap file at path . This is the option you would use to point corsix-th to the CorsixTH.lua in a local git checkout.


Load the specified savegame file from the Saves folder. savegame must include the .sav extension.


Use directory for loading the game engine lua scripts.



Configuration file.


Log of the last run. Necessary for bug reporting.


Custom levels. The map editor saves maps in this directory.


Savegame directory.


Screenshot directory.


August 26, 2020