vavoom man page

NAME

vavoom - The most advanced Doom/Heretic/Hexen/Strife source port around!

Synopsis

vavoom [ -opengl ] [ -d3d ] [ -particles n ] [ -surfcachesize n ] [ -nosound ] [ -no3dsound ] [ -nomusic ] [ -cddev file ] [ -openal ] [ -nomouse ] [ -nojoy ] [ -nolan ] [ -noudp ] [ -ip ip_addr ] [ -noipx ] [ -mpath ] [ -port n ] { [ -freedoom] | [ -doom ] | [ -doom2 ] | [ -tnt ] | [ -plutonia ] | [ -heretic ] | [ -hexen ] | [ -strife ] } [ -game directory ] [ -devgame directory ] [ -devsnd sndinfo_script ] [ -progs directory ]

Description

Vavoom is a source port based on sources of Doom, Heretic, Hexen and a little bit from Quake. Supported platforms are Windows and Linux. Vavoom has a graphical launcher (vlaunch).

Graphic Options

-opengl

selects OpenGL driver

-d3d

selects Direct3D driver

-particles <count>

specifies number of particles to use, default is 2048, but you can't have less than 512 (i.e. you can't disable them)

-surfcachesize <size>

specifies size of surface cache memory, in kilobytes

Sound Options

-nosound

disables all sound, music and CD-Audio

-nosfx

disables sound

-no3dsound

disables 3D sound, use original mode, Windows version only

-nomusic

disables music

-nocdaudio

disables CD music

-cddev <file>

specifies CD device file, default /dev/cdrom, LINUX version only

-openal

enabled OpenAL driver.

Input Options

-nomouse
disables mouse
-nojoy

disables joystick

Network Options

-nolan
disables all LAN drivers
-noudp

disables TCP/IP driver

-ip <address>

specifies IP address, Windows version only

-noipx

disables IPX driver

-mpath

enables MPATH TCP/IP driver, DOS version only

-port <port>

sets default LAN port

Game selection

-freedoom look only for FreeDoom IWAD files

-doom

look only for Doom IWAD files

-doom2

look only for Doom 2: Hell On Earth IWAD files

-tnt

look only for Doom TNT: Evilution IWAD files

-plutonia

look only for Doom: The Plutionia Experiment IWAD files

-heretic

look only for Heretic IWAD files

-hexen

look only for Hexen IWAD files

-strife

look only for Strife IWAD files

Custom games and development

-game <directory> specifies custom game.

-devgame <directory>

like -game, but also sets Vavoom in development mode.

-devsound <SNDINFO_script>

sets sound development mode, uses given SNDINFO script, sounds and music are loaded form archive directory, which is specified in script.

-progs <directory>

specifies directory where to look for progs. Server progs are loaded from file svprogs.dat, client progs - clprogs.dat. Path must include ending slash.
   Example: -progs progs/myprogs/

-file <file1>[<file2>...]

specifies additional files.

-iwaddir <dir1>[<dir2>...]

specifies additional directories where to look for IWAD files.

Debugging Options

-debug
creates a debug file basev/debug.txt with all console messages.
-starttime <time>

sets start time, not in LINUX version and dedicated servers

-rhide

prints debugfile to stderr, in DOS version Sys_Error exits with call frame traceback

More Information

http://vavoom-engine.com/wiki/index.php?title=Command_line_arguments

/usr/share/doc/vavoom/vavoom.txt.gz

Doom is a registered trademark of id software (http://www.idsoftware.com/).

Author

See the copyright file on /usr/share/doc/vavoom/copyright

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