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.TH SNIPES 6 "2009/01/27" "Snipes" "Snipes `VERSION`"
.SH NAME
snipes \- scrolling shooter based on old DOS game of same name
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B snipes \fR[\fIOPTIONS\fR]
.SH DESCRIPTION
Move around the maze, avoiding the snipe bullets,
looking for the snipe generators, shooting all the snipes and snipe generators.
Movement:
\fBUp\fR/\fBDown\fR/\fBLeft\fR/\fBRight\fR arrow keys,
use the \fBSpacebar\fR to move faster.
Shooting:
\fBW\fR, \fBA\fR, \fBS\fR, \fBD\fR,
and also \fBQ\fR, \fBE\fR, \fBZ\fR, \fBX\fR, \fBC\fR
if it's easier to use them too.
Pausing:
\fBP\fR or \fBBreak\fR.
Changing resolution:
\fBF8\fR, \fBUp\fR/\fBDown\fR and \fBEnter\fR.
Toggle fullscreen mode:
\fBAlt\fR+\fBEnter\fR.
Changing colour scheme:
\fBF9\fR, \fBUp\fR/\fBDown\fR and \fBEnter\fR.
Sound on/off:
\fBF2\fR/\fBF1\fR.
Quit:
\fBControl\fR+\fBBreak\fR or \fBEscape\fR, then \fBN\fR and \fBEnter\fR...
If you can...
.SH OPTIONS
Default: \fBsnipes P8 :y :a :0\fR, or whatever you used last.
The settings are saved in \fB~/.snipesettings\fR.
.TP
\fBA\fR-\fBZ\fR, \fB0\fR-\fB9
Sets game level.
.TP
.B :y
Enables sound.
.TP
.B :n
Disables sound.
.TP
\fB:a\fR-\fB:h
Sets windowed mode and resolution,
\fB:a\fR = 640x480,
\fB:b\fR = 800x600,
\fB:c\fR = 1024x768,
\fB:d\fR = 1152x864,
\fB:e\fR = 1280x960,
\fB:f\fR = 1600x1200,
\fB:g\fR = 1920x1440,
\fB:h\fR = 2048x1536.
.TP
\fB:A\fR-\fB:H
Sets fullscreen mode and resolution.
.TP
\fB:0\fR-\fB:3
Sets colour scheme.
.SH AUTHOR
This page and the program by Cyp.
Original DOS game of same name by someone else.
.SH HOMEPAGE
http://cyp.github.com/snipes/
.SH COPYRIGHT
Copyright \(co 2005-2009, this software is licensed under the GPL version 2 or later,
as published by the Free Software Foundation.
There is NO warranty; not even for sleepless nights caused by nightmares
due to trying to understand poorly documented code with an unconventional
and scary (lack of) formatting style.
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