freecol man page
freecol — A free clone of Colonization
This manual page documents briefly the freecol command. This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
freecol is a free clone of the famous game Colonization. It's a turn based strategy game in which each player becomes leader of an European nation, fighting to obtain the independence of the mother country.
A multiplayer mode has been added to the original game.
A summary of options is included below.
- --freecol-data DIR
DIR should be the directory with FreeCol's data files, it has a subdirectory called images.
Runs FreeCol in windowed mode instead of full screen mode.
Runs FreeCol without sound.
Shows summary of options.
Shows version of program.
- --server PORT
Starts a stand-alone server on the specified port.
FreeCol is available under GPL license terms.
This manual page was written by Jean Lepropre <email@example.com>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).