pioneers-server-console - command-line game server for Pioneers
pioneers-server-console [ -a port ] [ -c AI count ] [ -g game title ]
[ -k seconds ] [ -m metaserver ] [ -n hostname ]
[ -P player count ] [ -p port ] [ -R [0|1|2] ] [ -r ] [ -s ]
[ -t minutes ] [ -T [0|1] ] [ -v points ] [ -x ]
This manual page documents briefly the pioneers-server-console command.
Pioneers is an implementation of the popular, award-winning "Settlers
of Catan" board game for the GNOME desktop environment. It uses a
client/server model for networked play of between two and eight
players. This program provides a console-only server that pioneers
clients can connect to.
-a port Listen for administrative commands on port port.
-c num Start up num computer players.
-g game title
Load the ruleset specified by game title. The title can be
found in the *.game files. You need quotes for titles with
-k secs Automatically stop the server if no one has connected after
Register this server with the metaserver at the specified
-n hostname Use this hostname instead of the hostname reported by
-P num Start a game for num total players (including computer
-p port Use port port for player connections.
-R [0|1|2] "Sevens rule": Specify gameplay behavior when a player
rolls a seven. A value of 0 (the default) means that
rolling a seven always moves the robber. A value of 1
requires the player to re-roll if a seven is rolled on the
first two turns. A value of 2 means the player always re-
-r Register with a meta server. The meta server to use can be
overriden with the -m option. Default meta sever:
-s Don’t start the game immediately; wait for a command on the
admin port (-a) instead.
-T [0|1] Choose a terrain type: 0 for the default, or 1 for random
-t mins Tournament mode: add AI players after mins minutes.
-v points Specify the number of "victory points" required to win the
-x Automatically exit after a player has won.
The default settings of the server can be influenced with the following
three environment variables:
The hostname of the meta-server when no meta-server is specified
on the command-line.
The hostname of the server. If it is not set, the hostname is
determined by hostname(1).
The path to the game definition files. If it is not set, the
default installation path will be used.
/usr/share/games/pioneers/*.game and $XDG_DATA_HOME/pioneers/*.game
This manual page was written by Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and
updated by Roland Clobus <email@example.com>. Pioneers was written
by Dave Cole <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Andy Heroff <email@example.com>,
and Roman Hodek <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with contributions from many other
developers on the Internet; see the AUTHORS file in the pioneers
distribution for a complete list of contributing authors.
pioneers(6), pioneers-server-gtk(6), pioneersai(6), hostname(1)