Provided by: xgalaga_2.0.34-32ubuntu1_i386
xgalaga - X11 version of the famous Galaga game
xgalaga [-scores] [-display display] [-mouse] [-keyboard] [-nosound]
[-b] [-noclipmask] [-nouseor] [-nostars]
xgalaga-hyperspace [-scores] [-display display] [-mouse] [-keyboard]
[-nosound] [-b] [-noclipmask] [-nouseor] [-nostars]
It’s Galaga, you know how to play Galaga, stop bothering me. (Ship
follows the mouse, button fires. Auto-fire by holding it down, so no-
one accuses me of breaking their mouse!)
The xgalaga-hyperspace version features some new weapons and different
gameplay. Press the x key to use your shields in this version.
-scores Prints out the high score file and exits
Set your display
-mouse Use mouse control (same as ’m’).
Use keyboard control (same as ’k’). If you have a joystick it
can also be used if you select keyboard control.
Turn sound OFF
-b Turn buffered mode off, use this if it runs too slowly. Will
cause flicker, maybe lots, maybe only a little.
Don’t use clip masks for drawing (affects unbuffered mode
Don’t draw using OR mode.
Don’t draw stars in the background.
Combinations of the last four options can be used to get faster drawing
if the video card can’t keep up with the required 30 frames/sec. The
fastest drawing will come from
xgalaga -b -noclipmask -nouseor -nostars
p - pauses
q - end this game
b - Toggle buffering (flicker vs. speed.)
o - Toggle OR mode. Don’t use this, it sucks.
m - Use mouse control. Note that you may switch in mid-game.
k - Use keyboard control
Xgalaga home page <http://rumsey.org/xgal.html>
Joe Rumsey, <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Original author)
Vincent Renardias <email@example.com> (man page)
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