Provided by: dopewars_1.5.12-17_amd64 bug


       dopewars - drug dealing game


       dopewars [OPTIONS] ...


       dopewars is a ncurses- and GTK- based drug dealing game based in New York, with you as the
       drug dealer striving to become filthy rich. It supports  network  play  and  single-player


       Valid commandline options:

       -b, --no-color, --no-colour
              "black and white", i.e. do not use pretty colours

       -n, --single-player
              Do not connect to any available dopewars servers

       -a, --antique
              Antique  dopewars;  stick as close as possible to the functionality of the original

       -f, --scorefile=FILE
              Specify a file to use as high score table (defaults to /var/games/dopewars.sco)

       -o, --hostname=ADDR
              Specify a multiplayer hostname

       -s, --public-server
              Run in server mode. (Note: see the -A option for configuring  a  server  once  it's

       -S, --private-server
              Run as a "private" server (do not report to the metaserver)

       -p, --port=PORT
              Specify the network port to use

       -g, --config-file=FILE
              Specify the pathname of a dopewars configuration file

       -r, --pidfile=FILE
              Specify the pathname of a PID file to maintain while running as a server

       -l, --logfile=FILE
              Write log messages to the given file (rather than standard output)

       -A, --admin
              Connect to a server running on localhost, for administration

       -c, --ai-player
              Create and run a computer player

       -w, --windowed-client
              Force the use of a graphical client (GTK+ or Win32)

       -t, --text-client
              Force the use of a text-mode (curses) client (by default, a windowed client is used
              when possible)

       -P, --player=NAME
              Sets the default player name

       -C, --convert=FILE
              Convert a high score file used by dopewars-1.5.1 or earlier to the format  used  by
              more recent versions

       -h, --help
              Display a help screen

       -v, --version
              Output version information and exit.


       This  manual  page  was  written by Leon Breedt <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux
       system (but may be used by others). Additional updates by Ben Webb <>.