worms - Man Page

animate worms on a display terminal


worms[-ft] [-d delay] [-l length] [-n number]


A UNIX version of the DEC-2136 program “worms”.

The options are as follows:


Makes a “field” for the worm(s) to eat.


Makes each worm leave a trail behind it.


Specifies a delay, in milliseconds, between each update. This is useful for fast terminals. Reasonable values are around 20-200. The default is 0.


Specifies a length for each worm; the default is 16.


Specifies the number of worms; the default is 3.


May 31, 1993