xasteroids(6) X windows based asteroids style arcade game

SYNOPSIS

xasteroids [-s]

DESCRIPTION

Make big rocks into little ones.

COMMANDS

xasteroids


 e Left Arrow  Rotate counterclockwise ("left")
 r Right Arrow Rotate clockwise ("right")
 w             Rotate 45 degrees counterclockwise
 t             Rotate 45 degrees clockwise
 d             Increase CCWise rotational velocity
 f             Increase clockwise rotational velocity
 o Up Arrow    Thrust
 p Control     Fire
 ` Down Arrow  Shields
 space         Hyperspace
 s             Start new ship in center of playing field
               (Also used to start a new game)
 esc           Pause
 Q             Quit

Speed commands: Key associated with faster speed is to the right of its corresponding key associated with slower speed.


 .             Decrease delay:  Speed game up
 ,             Increase delay:  Slow the game down
 m             Decrease size   ("Minimize")
 n             Increase size
 b             Increase # of moves/frame
 v             Decrease # of moves/frame
 2             Increase scale of movement
 1             Decrease scale of movement

Object Score


 Big asteroid    25, or
                 2000*level if last asteroid remaining
 Medium asteroid 50, or
                 500*level if last asteroid remaining
 Little asteroid 100
 Enemy spaceship 500
 Enemy bullet    500

Commands can only be entered when the mouse pointer is in the asteroids window.

Resize the window with your window manager at any time for a different playing field.

AUTHOR

Phil Goetz
[email protected]

CONTRIBUTORS

Peter Phillips <[email protected]>
Pat Ryan <[email protected]>
Craig Smith <[email protected]>
Doug Merritt <[email protected]>
Stephen McCamant <[email protected]>
James Berg <[email protected]> (makefile)
Chris Moore <[email protected]> (hi score script)
David Partain <[email protected]> (original man page)