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flare ā€” action role-playing engine

Synopsis

flare [options]

Description

FLARE (short for Free Libre Action Roleplaying Engine) is a single-player, 2D-isometric action role-playing engine. It uses simple file formats (INI-style config files) for most of the game data, allowing anyone to easily modify game contents.

Options

--help

Prints a description of command line flags.

--version

Prints the release version.

--data-path=path

Specifies an exact path to look for mod data.

--debug-event

Prints verbose hardware input information.

--renderer=renderer

Specifies the rendering backend to use. The default is 'sdl_hardware'. Also available is 'sdl', which is a software-based renderer.

--no-audio

Disables sound effects and music.

--mods=mod,...

Starts the game with only these mods enabled.

--load-slot=slot

Loads a save slot by numerical index.

--load-script=script

Execute's a script upon loading a saved game. The script path is mod-relative.

Files

The engine settings and key bindings are stored in

$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/flare/

$HOME/.config/flare/

The game data is stored in

$XDG_DATA_HOME/flare/

$HOME/.local/share/flare/

Availability

For more information about the FLARE engine, visit http://flarerpg.org

Info

November 2014