A complete SVGALIB->SDL conversion of the old Linux game Koules by Jan Hubicka, primarily aimed at 320x240 handhelds like the GCW Zero / GP2X / Wiz
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README

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                                      v1.4
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      .             .       THIS PROGRAM IS FREEWARE       .            
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        .                             / \                        *  .
            .          .             /   \
     *         .                    /     \    .               .
                  .      *         /       \
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            *       .          /    CREDITS    \     *        .
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                            Sounds  by Jan  Hubicka      .            .
  .                        Graphics  by  Jan  Hubicka  
                          and              Kamil Toman     
        .           *    Programming   by  Jan  Hubicka
	                Joystick support by Ludvik Tesar
             .         HP-UX    sound    by  Lutz  Vieweg                 
                      OS/2 version  by Thomas  A. K. Kjaer         .
      *              Story by  Kamil Toman and Jan  Hubicka
 *                  Script by Kamil  Toman  and  Jan Hubicka            .
                   English  Spelling checked by  Thomas Marsh
                  SGI sound and  creator effect  by Rick Sayre         .
	         Sound servers  by Joe  Rumsey  and S. M. Patel
	        /                                              \
      .        /                  INTRODUCTION:                 \
              /                  ---------------                 \
    *        Koules is a fast action arcade-style game for UNIX and
            OS/2. This version supports X window system, SVGAlib for
	   Linux  and  OS/2. It works  in  fine  resolution.  (up  to
	  900x620) with cool 256 color graphics,  multi-player mode up
	 to 5 players,  full  sound  and, of  course, network  support.
        Koules  is an original  idea. The  first  version of Koules  was
       /     developed from  scratch by Jan Hubicka in July 1995.       \
   .  /                                                                  \
     /                            REQUIREMENTS:                           \
    /                            ---------------                           \
   It runs well on  computers which can be marked  as faster than  a 386DX/40 
  with math coprocessor (320x200 resolution) or 486DX2/50 (640x480 resolution).


HOMEPAGE:
---------
http://www.paru.cas.cz/~hubicka/koules/English/koules.html

INSTALL:
--------

In order to install Koules 1.4 you must do the following:
(If you encounter any problems read `Problems' and `Koules.FAQ')

For X11:
========

Edit the Iconfig for your computer and type:
        xmkmf -a
        make
        make install

For SVGAlib:
============

You MUST be 'root' to install the game.
Edit the Makefile.svgalib for your computer and type:
        make -f Makefile.svgalib
        make -f Makefile.svgalib install

For HP-UX wo imake:
===================

Edit the Makefile.hpux for your computer and type:
        make -f Makefile.hpux
        make -f Makefile.hpux install

For OS/2:
=========

Who cares?! :)

Widows 95*:
============

Heavens no Koules ...

*Widows 95 is a shitmark of Macro$oft

USAGE:
------
xkoules [-SxslMmpdh]
 -h for help
 -s for small display(320x250)
    for slow machines
 -l for large display(640x480)
    default size
 -E extra large display size (900x620)
 -m for monochrome mode
 -b for black and white mode
 -p use private colormap
    use only if 'Could not allocate colormap' error is reported
 -y Synchronize with X
    use only for debugging
 -f Disable palette fading
 -d Disable sound support
    Game will run faster.
 -x Disable X11 pointer
    Use the game's own cursor when standard X11's cursor is blinking
 -M DISABLE shared memory support
    Slow down the game. Use only if shared memory support crashes.

koules.svga [-slMmdh]
 -h for help
 -s for small display(320x200)
    for worse machines
 -l for large display(640x480)
    default size
 -M disable mouse support
    avoid gpm/selection conflict
 -d Disable sound support
    Game will run faster.


Network options(common for both versions)
 -C<host> run koules as network client
 -S run koules as network server
 -P<port> select port. Default is:12345
    Use this in case that some other program is already using this port.

Server options:
 -W run server in width mode-support for 320x200 svgalib and OS/2 clients.
    Use this in case that server is refusing your clients.
 -L<level> select level for server
 -D<number> select dificulty for server:
     0: nightmare
     1: hard
     2: medium(default and really, really recomended)
     3: easy
     4: very easy
 -K run server in deathmatch mode
 -E extra large display size (900x620)

		                  MENU SYSTEM:

look at this simple hypertext diagram to understand them:

            /----------------+    
START GAME (---+      +--+   |
X PLAYER ---)--^------+  |   +-------------+
CONTROL----/   |         |                 |
GAME MODE------^---------^-----------------^------------------------------+
DIFFICULTY-----^---------^-----------------^----------------------------+ |
SOUND ON/OFF---^---------^-----------------^---------------------------+| |
QUIT-----------^---------^-----------------^--------------------------+|| |
               |         |                 |                          ||| |
+--------------+         |                 |                          ||| |
|                        +--------------+  |                          ||| |
+----Start game (The fun is begins)     |  |                          ||| |
                                        |  |                          ||| |
+---------------------------------------+stip to (1)               (1)||| |
|								    | ||| |
+----Select number of players (up to 5 player are possible) !!!!!   | ||| |
								    | ||| |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+ ||| |
|					  			      ||| |
PLAYER 1:(CONTROL MODE)------+					      ||| |
(CONTROL OPTIONS)------------^---+				      ||| |
PLAYER 2:(CONTROL MODE)------+   |				      ||| |
(CONTROL OPTIONS)------------^---+----------------------------------+ ||| |
PLAYER 3:(CONTROL MODE)------+   |				    | ||| |
(CONTROL OPTIONS)------------^---+				    | ||| |
   |                         |   |				    | ||| |
   v                         |    \				    | ||| |
PLAYER 5:(CONTROL MODE)------+-----)---+			    | ||| |
(CONTROL OPTIONS)-----------------/    |			    | ||| |
                                       |			    | ||| |
+--------------------------------------+			    | ||| |
|								    | ||| |
Possible selections:						    | ||| |
KEYBOARD---------------------------------------------------------+  | ||| |
ROTATION KEYBOARD----------------------------------------------+ |  | ||| |
MOUSE--------------------------------------------------------+ | |  | ||| |
JOYSTICK A button *----------------------------------------+ | | |  | ||| |
JOYSTICK B button *--------------------------------------+ | | | |  | ||| |
JOYSTICK A deflection *--------------------------------+ | | | | |  | ||| |
JOYSTICK B deflection *------------------------------+ | | | | | |  | ||| |
                                                     | | | | | | |  | ||| |
*)available only when JOYSTICK support enabled       | | | | | | |  | ||| |
+----------------------------------------------------+ | | | | | |  | ||| |
|                                                      | | | | | |  | ||| |
use second Joystick to control player.                 | | | | | |  | ||| |
use deflection of stick to control                     | | | | | |  | ||| |
      both direction and acceleration                  | | | | | |  | ||| |
see also JOYSTICK SUPPORT,CONTROL OPTIONS              | | | | | |  | ||| |
+------------------------------------------------------+ | | | | |  | ||| |
|                                                        | | | | |  | ||| |
use first Joystick to control player.                    | | | | |  | ||| |
use deflection of stick to control                       | | | | |  | ||| |
      both direction and acceleration                    | | | | |  | ||| |
see also JOYSTICK SUPPORT,CONTROL OPTIONS                | | | | |  | ||| |
+--------------------------------------------------------+ | | | |  | ||| |
|                                                          | | | |  | ||| |
use second Joystick to control player.                     | | | |  | ||| |
use deflection of stick to control direction               | | | |  | ||| |
use joystick button to accelerate                          | | | |  | ||| |
see also JOYSTICK SUPPORT,CONTROL OPTIONS                  | | | |  | ||| |
+----------------------------------------------------------+ | | |  | ||| |
|                                                            | | |  | ||| |
use first Joystick to control player.                        | | |  | ||| |
use deflection of stick to control direction                 | | |  | ||| |
use joystick button to accelerate                            | | |  | ||| |
see also JOYSTICK SUPPORT,CONTROL MODE                       | | |  | ||| |
+------------------------------------------------------------+ | |  | ||| |
|							       | |  | ||| |
use mouse to control player.                                   | |  | ||| |
use pointer to rotate and button to accelerate                 | |  | ||| |
mouse must be configured in				       | |  | ||| |
usr/local/lib/libvga.conf read this file for more              | |  | ||| |
informations.                                                  | |  | ||| |
use arrow to rotate player and button to accelerate.           | |  | ||| |
mouse can be also use to control menus!                        | |  | ||| |
there are no CONTROL OPTIONS supported                         | |  | ||| |
+--------------------------------------------------------------+ |  | ||| |
|                                                                |  | ||| |
use keyboard to control player                                   |  | ||| |
3 keys are used:ACCELERATE,ROTATE LEFT,ROTATE RIGHT              |  | ||| |
note:there are no predefined settings! use CONTROL OPTIONS       |  | ||| |
to set keys!                                                     |  | ||| |
see also: CONTROL OPTIONS , KEYBOARD PROBLEM                     |  | ||| |
+----------------------------------------------------------------+  | ||| |
|                                                                   | ||| |
use keyboard to control player                                      | ||| |
4 keys are used:LEFT RIGHT UP AND DOWN                              | ||| |
there are predefined settings:                                      | ||| |
player 1:cursor box                                                 | ||| |
player 2:Arrows on keypad.                                          | ||| |
player 3: there are no predefined settings! use CONTROL OPTIONS     | ||| |
player 4: there are no predefined settings! use CONTROL OPTIONS     | ||| |
see also: CONTROL OPTIONS , KEYBOARD PROBLEM                        | ||| |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+ ||| |
|								      ||| |
(CONTROL OPTIONS)may be on of following:			      ||| |
CHANGE KEYS-------------------+					      ||| |
CALIBRATE JOYSTICK A-------+  |					      ||| |
CALIBRATE JOYSTICK B----+  |  +---------------------------------+     ||| |
			|  +---------------------------------+  |     ||| |
+-----------------------+                                    |  |     ||| |
select it to calibrate second joystick.			     |  |     ||| |
if you still see same menu your joystick is broken           |  |     ||| |
or joystick toolkit is not initialized(see JOYSTICK SUPPORT) |  |     ||| |
otherwise you will see:                                      |  |     ||| |
Move joystick to lower right corner                          |  |     ||| |
look at your joystick:                                       |  |     ||| |
(it is usually futuristic designed black thing)              |  |     ||| |
there is black stick.                                        |  |     ||| |
get it and move it into lower right corner.then press        |  |     ||| |
red button on joystick or space key.                         |  |     ||| |
                                                             |  |     ||| |
then you will see:                                           |  |     ||| |
       Center joystick                                       |  |     ||| |
and press either button or space                             |  |     ||| |
                                                             |  |     ||| |
Place joystick on your desk.center the stick.                |  |     ||| |
and smoothly and slowly press space key.                     |  |     ||| |
+------------------------------------------------------------+  |     ||| |
|								|     ||| |
select it to calibrate first joystick.			        |     ||| |
if you still see same menu your joystick is broken              |     ||| |
or joystick toolkit is not initialized(see JOYSTICK SUPPORT)    |     ||| |
otherwise you will see:                                         |     ||| |
Move joystick to lower right corner                             |     ||| |
look at your joystick:                                          |     ||| |
(it is usually futuristic designed black thing)                 |     ||| |
there is black stick.                                           |     ||| |
get it and move it into lower right corner.then press           |     ||| |
red button on joystick or space key.                            |     ||| |
                                                                |     ||| |
then you will see:                                              |     ||| |
       Center joystick                                          |     ||| |
and press either button or space                                |     ||| |
                                                                |     ||| |
Place joystick on your desk.center the stick.                   |     ||| |
and smoothly and slowly press space key.                        |     ||| |
+---------------------------------------------------------------+     ||| |
|								      ||| |
define your keys:                                                     ||| |
if you see ACCELERATION skip to b)                                    ||| |
if you see UP skip to a)                                              ||| |
a)you have selected KEYBOARD                                          ||| |
  press a key what you want use to move up			      ||| |
  then you will see:                                                  ||| |
  DOWN                                                                ||| |
  press a key what you want use to move down			      ||| |
  then you will see:                                                  ||| |
  LEFT                                                                ||| |
  press a key what you want use to move left			      ||| |
  then you will see:                                                  ||| |
  RIGHT                                                               ||| |
  press key what you want use to move right			      ||| |
  then a you will see:                                                ||| |
see also:KEYBOARD PROBLEMS                                            ||| |
b)you have selected ROTATION KEYBOARD                                 ||| |
  press a key what you want use to accelerate   		      ||| |
  then you will see:                                                  ||| |
  ROTATE LEFT                                                         ||| |
  press a key what you want use to rotate left			      ||| |
  then you will see:                                                  ||| |
  ROTATE RIGHT                                                        ||| |
  press a key what you want use to rotate right			      ||| |
  then you will see:                                                  ||| |
see also:KEYBOARD PROBLEMS                                            ||| |
+---------------------------------------------------------------------+|| |
|								       || |
back to the reality						       || |
NOT RECOMMENDED!!!! VERY DANGEROUS				       || |
RISK OF THE PSYCHICAL ( PHYSICAL ? ) SHOCK              	       || |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------+| |
|								        | |
turns the space sound on/off						| |
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ |
menu:									  |
EASY----------------------------+					  |
MEDIUM------------------+	|					  |
HARD-------------+	|	|					  |
                 |	|	|					  |
+----------------+	|	|					  |
|			|	|					  |
only for professionals!	|	|					  |
+-----------------------+	|					  |
|				|					  |
recommended mode		|					  |
+-------------------------------+					  |
|									  |
less fun								  |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|
menu:
DEATH MATCH(doom)---------------+
COOPERATIVE---------+		|
		    |		|
+-------------------+		|
|				|
default mode.			|
operates in both		|
multi-player and		|
mono-player modes		|
100 levels!			|
+-------------------------------+
|
for doom maniacs  -try to kill each other and stay alive!




VERY VERY EASY, isn't it? ;)


                                 -----
                                /     \
                               | o | o |     
===========================OO==============OO=============================

		          PC KEYBOARD PROBLEMS
			 ----------------------
If you feel weak go away! I have to tell you a story about stupidity of your 
keyboard controller. Once upon a time ?BM (alias Little Yellow) made a stupid
keyboard which is not able to handle more than 4 keys at a time...
... and they lived happily ever after.


			    JOYSTICK SUPPORT
                              (linux only)
			   ------------------
Requires joystick toolkit. Koules must be compiled with joystick support
(see the file "Iconfig" for X-version and "Makefile.svgalib" for svga version)

Maybe, that you have newer kernel than I have, and you don't need to install
joystick toolkit, you only need to add joystick support in configuration
menu of kernel and then to recompile kernel and kernel modules.

If not you must download joystick toolkit archive "joystick-0.8.0.tar.gz",
and install it. To summarize only briefly an installation (as root):

   cd /usr/src
   tar -xzf joystick-0.8.0.tar.gz
   cd joystick-0.8.0
   make joystick.o
   cp joystick.o /lib/modules/2.0.??/
   echo alias char-major-15 joystick >>/etc/conf.modules
   shutdown -r now

We are assuming that you have  "/sbin/depmod -a" and "/sbin/kerneld" in your
startup files. The daemon "kerneld" should load module joystick.o
automatically, when needed. Use "js 0" or "js 1" for testing.
If it doesn't work, load joystick module manually:

   insmod joystick.o

and watch screen. You must see:

   js_init: found <number> joysticks
   
number must be 1 or 2!!! If daemon kerneld loaded it automatically and
syslogd is running, the "js_init" message should be in log file (usually
/var/log/messages).

			     SOUND SUPPORT
			    ---------------
LINUX: koules support voxware sound driver and pcsnd pcspeaker driver.
Other architectures: OS/2, Free BSD, HP-UX, SUN, SGI

			         FAQ
				-----

Q:  Sounds not running.
A:  You entered invalid path edit makefile.
    Note on spaces and / at end of path.

Q:  Why this stupid game don't run on my machine?
A:  Your stupid machine is not supported. Buy another one.

Q:  Why game run s l o w l y ?
A:  Try 320x200 or 320x250 version.

Q:  Why game still run s l o w l y ?
A:  Buy sextium ;)

see Koules.FAQ for more

			       COPYING
			      ---------

     Copyright (C) 1995 - 1998 Jan Hubicka and Kamil Toman

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at
your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.


			         BUGS
				------
There is bug in my svgalib.1.2.8 and earlier:
switch to another console, switch back and press enter it will crash your
computer.It is not koules bug!!! Test it on svgalib/demos/keytest!

Koules from the top:

                             .              
		 ---       .  .                    O
		/   \        . .
	       |     |    . . .. ---
	        \   /           /   \        X           O
                 ---           |    O|
                                \  O/
                                 ---       ---
		.       O                 /O O\
	     . . . .                     |     |
	      . . .                       \   /
            .  .X.  .          O           ---
              . . .                         .
             . . . .                       ...
                .                         . . .
                                         . . . .
                                        .   .   .
			H A V E
			  FUN
                           !

please send a note to my e-mail address so I know how many people play Koules.
send any comments, problems, suggestions, donations, flames, ideas for KoulesII
email:
hubicka@freesoft.cz

smail:
Jan Hubicka
Dukelskych bojovniku 1944
Tabor 39001
Czech Republic