gnome-nibbles - Man Page

A worm game for GNOME


gnome-nibbles [OPTION...]


gnome-nibbles is a game where the user controls a snake.  The snake moves around the board, eating diamonds while avoiding the walls placed around it.

The game can be played against the computer or against other players.


-d,  --disable-fakes

Disable fake bonuses; cannot be set with --enable-fakes

-e,  --enable-fakes

Enable fake bonuses; cannot be set with --disable-fakes

-l,  --level=NUMBER

Start at given level (1-26)

-n,  --nibbles=NUMBER

Set number of nibbles (4-6)

-p,  --players=NUMBER

Set number of players (1-4)

-p,  --speed=NUMBER

Set worms speed (4-1: 4 for slowest and 1 for fastest)


Start playing immediately


Turn off/on the sound;
If the two options are given, the game is muted

-v,  --version

Print release version and exit

This program also accepts the standard GNOME and GTK options.


gnome-nibbles was written by Sean MacIsaac, Ian Peters and Andreas Røsdal.

This manual page was written by Sven Arvidsson <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

See Also

gtk-options(7), gnome-options(7)

The online documentation available through the program's Help menu.


2007-06-06 GNOME