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NAME

       blaster - simulation of space combat

SYNOPSIS

       blaster   [-display  host:display.screen]  [-visual  visual]  [-window]
       [-root] [-num_robots number] [-num_lasers number]  [-num_stars  number]
       [-delay number] [-fps]

DESCRIPTION

       Draws a simulation of flying space-combat robots (cleverly disguised as
       colored circles) doing battle in front of a moving star field.

OPTIONS

       -visual visual
               Specify which visual to use.  Legal values are the  name  of  a
               visual  class,  or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
               visual.

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -num_robots number
               Robots.  2 - 50.  Default: 5.

       -num_lasers number
               Lasers.  1 - 100.  Default: 3.

       -num_stars number
               Stars.    5 - 200.  Default: 50.

       -delay number
               Per-frame  delay,  in  microseconds.   Default:   10000   (0.01
               seconds.).

       -fps    Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

ENVIRONMENT

       DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.

       XENVIRONMENT
               to  get  the  name of a resource file that overrides the global
               resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.

SEE ALSO

       X(1), xscreensaver(1)

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2002 by Jonathan Lin.  Permission  to  use,  copy,  modify,
       distribute,  and  sell  this  software  and  its  documentation for any
       purpose  is  hereby  granted  without  fee,  provided  that  the  above
       copyright  notice  appear  in  all  copies and that both that copyright
       notice and this permission notice appear in  supporting  documentation.
       No  representations are made about the suitability of this software for
       any purpose.  It  is  provided  "as  is"  without  express  or  implied
       warranty.

AUTHOR

       Jonathan Lin.