pioneers - network implementation of Settlers of Catan
pioneers [ -s server ] [ --server server ] [ -p port ] [ --port port ]
[ -n name ] [ --name name ]
This manual page documents briefly the pioneers 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. You will need to connect to a machine running either
pioneers-server-gtk or pioneers-server-console to play. An AI client,
pioneersai, is also available.
Pioneers accepts the standard GTK+/GNOME commandline options, and the
-s, --server server
Hostname of the server
-p, --port port
Portname of the server
-n, --name name
Name of the player
When the options are provided, the client automatically quits when the
connection is broken.
The default settings can be influenced with the following environment
The hostname of the meta-server. If it is not set, the default
meta-server will be used.
DEVELOPERS AND TRANSLATORS
With the commandline option --language code the values of the
environment variables LANGUAGE and LC_ALL can be overriden. The code
should be one of the 2-letter language code pioneers understands.
Themes for display of the map. Each theme goes in a separate
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.
More detailed user documentation is available in the online help.
pioneers-server-gtk(6), pioneers-server-console(6), pioneersai(6)