koules.svga man page

koules.svga — Action game for linux

Synopsis

koules.svga [-slMmdh]

Koules from the Top

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Description

Koules is an action game. The mission is to bounce all koules fighters from your sector

Options

-h
for help
-s
for small display(320x200) for worse machines
-l
for large display(640x480) default size
-M
disable mouse support avoid gpm/selection conflict
-d
Disable sound support Game will run faster.

Network options

-C<host>
run koules as network client
-S
run koules as network server
-P<port>
select port. Default is:12345
Use this in case that some other program is already using this port.

Server options

-E
run server in extra large-support for 800x620 X clients.
-W
run server in wide mode-support for 320x200 svgalib and OS/2 clients.
Use this in case that server is refusing your clients.
-L<level>
select level for server
-D<number>
select dificulty for server:
0: nightmare
1: hard
2: medium(default and recomended)
3: easy
4: very easy
-K
run server in deathmatch mode

Points

Bounce something : +1
Eat extension : +10

Eat thief : -30
Eat friend : +30

At end of level
every live : +20
every lost level : -100
In deathmatch mode
every destroyed concurrent: +100

Portability

The program is written in ANSI C and uses the svgalib/X11 graphics library.

Bugs/Limitations

There is bug in my svgalib.1.2.6: switch to another console, switch back and press enter it will crash your computer.It is not koules bug!!! Test it on svgalib/demos/keytest!

There are problems with keyboard controller in more than 2 player mode( use mouse or joystick )

See Also

http://www.paru.cas.cz/~hubicka/koules/…

Author

Jan Hubicka

email: hubicka@limax.paru.cas.cz

smail:
Jan Hubicka
Dukelskych bojovniku 1944
Tabor 39001
Czech Republic

Info

3 apr 1996 Linux games