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Roguelike mecha role playing game.

26 Mar 2016
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gearhead - roguelike mecha role playing game




gearhead is a roguelike adventure game involving giant mechas and a post-apocalyptic but recovering world.


A list of key bindings can be viewed with the h key during play. Menus can be navigated with arrow keys and enter. Walking into an object generally does the expected thing (use, talk or attack). The action names listed can be used to redefine the keys in a configure file. a - Attack Attack. A - AttackMenu Attack, choosing the weapon or body part from a list. B - PartBrowser Examine the individual components of the player character. C - CharInfo Show character information. e - Equipment View character's equipment. E - Eject Eject from a mecha. H - FieldHQ Examine mechas and allies. i - Inventory View inventory. l - Look Look around. L - LearnSkills Learn new skills by spending accumulated experience. m - Messages Review all current adventure memos, news and email. Q - QuitGame Quit the game. Does not save the game. r - RunToggle Toggle running on or off. R - Recenter Recenter the game display on the character. S - Search Search the area for secrets and enemies. t - Talk Initiate a conversation with an NPC. T - Telephone Call an NPC. u - UseScenery Uses stationary scenery such as doors or computers. V - History Show past game messages. X - SaveGame Saves the game. Does not quit the game. Z - Rest Take a break for one hour of game time. . - SwitchGears Toggle the movement mode (e.g. flying, walking). [ - TurnLeft Turn to left. ] - TurnRight Turn to right. keypad keys 1-9 - Stop, Dir-NorthWest, etc. Move around or stop. + - FullSpeed Move forward at full speed. = - NormSpeed Move forward at normal speed. - - Reverse Move backwards. <, > - Enter, Enter2 Enter scenery. The following keys are usable when selecting a target. / - CalledShot Toggle the Called Shot option while selecting a target. > - SwitchBv Toggle the Burst Fire option while selecting a target. ; - SwitchTarget Switch to next visible enemy when selecting a target.


/etc/gearhead.conf System-wide configuration file. $HOME/.gearhead/gearhead.conf User specific configuration file. If this is present the system-wide configuration file is not read.


gearhead was written by Joseph Hewitt <>. This manual page was written by Kari Pahula <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


nethack(6). More documentation for gearhead can be found in the /usr/share/doc/gearhead directory.
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