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A game like Nibbles or Tron, just better.

March 2002


Heroes - a game like Nibbles or Tron, just better


heroes [OPTIONS]...


Heroes is a game similar to the "Tron" and "Nibbles" games of yore but includes many graphical improvements and new game features. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. General options: -v, --version display version number -h, --help display this help -q, --quiet don't print warning messages -Q, --really-quiet don't even print error messages -v, --verbose=CHANNELS enable or disable debugging channels (see --list=debug for available channels) -l, --list=WORD show some internal information; WORD can be 'debug', 'resources', 'sound-drivers' or 'sound-tracks' Sound options: -d, --driver=N[,OPTIONS] use Nth driver for sound output (0:autodetect) (see --list=sound-drivers for avail‐ able Ns) -S, --no-sound disable sound -X, --no-sfx disable sound-effects -m, --mono non-stereo output -8, --8bits 8bits sound output -i, --high-quality high quality mixer Display options: -G, --gfx-options=OPTIONS pass OPTIONS to the display driver -F, --full-screen full screen mode -2, --double stretch the display twofold -3, --triple stretch the display threefold -4, --quadruple stretch the display fourfold -e, --even-lines display only even-lines Miscellaneous options: --cpu-off disable computer opponents --default-scores restore default scores file --default-options restore default options file --default-saves restore default saves file -s, --swap-sides swap sides in two player mode --no-double-fx disable combination of rotozoom and waves -g, --go skip the introduction -J, --no-joystick disable joystick handling These options can be set in your file ~/.heroes/heroesrc (which is read before parsing other command line options) using a line like the following: Options: -gs -d3,buffer=11,count=4 Visit for news, documentation, and updates.


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Copyright © 2002 Alexandre Duret-Lutz, Romuald Genevois, Alexandre Liverneaux and Philippe Meisburger. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


The full documentation for Heroes is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and He‐ roes programs are properly installed at your site, the command info Heroes should give you access to the complete manual.
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