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NAME

       powermanga - shoot-’em-up game

SYNOPSIS

       powermanga [OPTIONS]

DESCRIPTION

       Powermanga  is  a shoot’em up game; you will have to fight more than 60
       different types of enemies.

       You start with a ship, and enemies  show  up  throwing  bombs  at  you.
       Shoot  them, and get better weapons for your ship (otherwise, you won’t
       go too far!)

       To get better weapons, you will have  to  catch  green  and  red  gems.
       Whenever you pick a green gem, the highlighted option at the right side
       of the screen goes up one unit.

       The options are, from the bottom to the top:

       - More speed

       - More energy to your ship
              If you get out of energy, you lose your ship. Losing  your  ship
              means  either  going  back to the ship you were using before you
              "upgraded’ it, or dying if you had no  previous  ship!  You  can
              check your energy level in the little bar at the bottom (the bar
              at the right is yours; the one at the left is your  enemy’s,  in
              case you’re fighting a big one)

       - Several options for different weapons

       - The last option gets you a better ship

       If the current option is "more power to the leftside straight weapons",
       for example, you may select it and they will immediately take effect.

       If the current option is already the last, and you pick a green or  red
       gem,  you  will   go  back  to the first one (but you will get an extra
       side-weapon). Also, whenever you pick an  option,  the  current  option
       goes back to the first one.

THE GEMS

       During the game, you will sometimes see gems falling down when an enemy
       is destroyed. You may catch those gems:

       - Green gems
              As we said before, makes the current option go up one unit.

       - Red gems
              Similar to the green gem, but it increases 2 units instead of 1.

       - Pink gems
              Gives  energy  to  your  ship.  If your energy is at the maximum
              level, this gem will give you a full  blast  that  destroys  all
              enemies currently on the screen.

       - Blue gems
              They multiply the score points for each destroyed enemy by 2. If
              you get the blue gem again, the score points are  multiplied  by
              4; you can see the "2x" or "4x" blinking at the sidebar.

       - Yellow gems
              These  give  you  protection  balls.  If  you  already  have six
              protection balls and you get another yellow gem, you will get  a
              special weapon!

CHANGING SHIPS

       When you get a better ship, you will be able to accumulate more energy,
       becoming more resistant to attacks. But  whenever  you  "upgrade"  your
       ship, a few things will happen:

       - Protection
              You  will  lose all your protection balls (let’s say they’re not
              "compatible" with your new ship).

       - Weapons
              You will lose one "degree" in your  weapons  (if  you  had  used
              green gems to get the best possible weapon for shooting straight
              forward, for example, after upgrading your ship you will have to
              get  one  more green gem if you want your weapons at the maximum
              power.)

       - Score
              If your score was getting multiplied by 2  or  4,  it  won’t  be
              anymore (go get more blue gems!)

KEYS

       In  the main menu, use the arrow keys and enter.  To play the game, use
       the arrow keys to move, space  for  shooting  and  control  to  pick  a
       selected option.

       Also:

        CTRL+S         enable/disable the music
        CTRL+Q         finish the play current
        CTRL+A         about Powermanga
        F10            quit Powermanga
        P              enable/disable pause
        F              switch between full screen and windowed mode

OPTIONS

       Valid command line options:

       -h, --help
              prints help message and exit

       --version
              prints version information and exit

       ---window
              windowed mode (full screen by default)

       --320  the game will run in a 320*200 window

       --full the game will run in full screen

       -v     verbose mode

       --verbose
              verbose mode (with more messages)

       --nosound
              disable sound

       --nosync
              disable timer

       --easy make the game easier by giving more bonuses

       --hard make the game harder

FILES

       /usr/share/games/powermanga/graphics/
              Graphics files.
       /usr/share/games/powermanga/sound/
              Sound files.

ENVIRONMENT

       HOME   Used to search for graphics and sounds.

AUTHOR

       Powermanga  -  Copyright TLK Games. You are free to redistribute and/or
       change it under the terms of the GNU General Public  License.  See  the
       /usr/share/doc/powermanga/copyright for details.
       This    manual    page    was    written    by    Jeronimo   Pellegrini
       <pellegrini@mpcnet.com.br>, based on the previous one  by  Sam  Hocevar
       <sam@zoy.org>,  for  the  Debian  GNU/Linux  system (but may be used by
       others).

                                  2003-07-20                     POWERMANGA(6)