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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  sec-
                onds.).
 
        -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.
        X(1), xscreensaver(1)
 

COPYRIGHT

        Copyright (C) 2002 by Jonathan Lin.  Permission to use,  copy,  modify,
        distribute,  and  sell this software and its documentation for any pur-
        pose 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  repre-
        sentations are made about the suitability of this software for any pur-
        pose.  It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
 

AUTHOR

        Jonathan Lin.