edgar - Man Page

A 2D platform game with a persistent world.


edgar [OPTION]


The Legend of Edgar is a platform game, not unlike those found on the Amiga and SNES. Edgar must battle his way across the world, solving puzzles and defeating powerful enemies to achieve his quest.

When Edgar's father fails to return home after venturing out one dark and stormy night, Edgar fears the worst: he has been captured by the evil sorcerer who lives in a fortress beyond the forbidden swamp.

Donning his armour, Edgar sets off to rescue him, but his quest will not be easy...


-record filename

Captures keyboard input.

-playback filename

Replays captured keyboard input.

-load slot

Loads the game in slot. Slots begin at 0.


Disables the joystick.

-joystick slot

Use the joystick in slot slot. Slots begin at 0.


Show the end credits.

-language language

Use language code language. e.g. en_US, es, pl

-h,  -help

Display help screen.

More Info

The Legend of Edgar gameplay manual can be found in </usr/share/doc/edgar/index.html>.


Written by Richard Sweeney <riksweeney@hotmail.com>.


October 2015 The Legend of Edgar