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       amoeba - Fast-paced, polished OpenGL demonstration by Excess


       amoeba [options]


       amoeba  is  a  fast-paced,  cross-platform OpenGL demonstration by Excess, showing effects
       using your 3D card in perfect sync with Ogg Vorbis music. It features a full  XML-scripted
       GPLed demo engine, several object manipulations, lots of graphics and a pumping soundtrack
       by Satcom101.

       Amoeba won first price in the demo competition at Underscore  02,  a  sceneparty  held  in
       Jönköping, Sweden (


       If  you  start amoeba without any command line options, it will try to launch a GTK+-based
       configuration interface, if GTK+ is installed on your system. If not, it will start  using
       default parameters (640x480, 32bpp, fullscreen with sound).

       All options start with a single dash (`-'). A summary of options are included below.  Note
       that if conflicting options are specified, the last one will take precedence.

              Run in full screen (default).

              Run in a window. Note that resizing the problem may  cause  problems,  and  is  not
              fully supported.

       -640x480, -800x600, -1024x768, -1280x960, -1280x1024, -1400x1050, -1600x1200
              Run  in  the  specified resolution (if using full-screen mode), or open a window of
              the specified size (if using windowed mode). The default is 640x480.

       -16, -32
              Run in the specified bit depth. 32bpp looks better and is usually faster on  modern
              cards,  but  not  all cards can handle 16bpp. Note that 16bpp may cause problems on
              many cards that do not support stencil visuals with 16bpp. The default is 32bpp.

       -z16, -z24, -z32
              Run with a Z-buffer of the specified bit depth. Higher bit depths  usually  results
              in slightly better quality, but many cards only support 16bpp, and there might be a
              performance penalty. The default is 16bpp.

              Do not play sound. The default is to play  sound,  unless  no  sound  card  can  be




       Amoeba  was  made  by the group Excess. This manual page was made by Steinar H.  Gunderson
       <> (aka Sesse/Excess) for the Debian GNU/Linux project (but  may  be
       used by others).

       Individual credits:

       gloom <>
              design, music, graphics

       Sesse <>

       neuromancer <>

       kusma <>
              graphics, code

       Tick <>
              3D modelling

       Satcom101 <>