snipe2d — Orbital Eunuchs Sniper is an overhead shooting game
This manual page documents briefly the snipe2d game.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page.
Orbital Eunuchs Sniper is an overhead shooting game. You (the Eunuch on
the orbital laser platform) are tasked with protecting the VIPs (blue)
from the terrorists (red)! You view a city from overhead, from the
point of a view of an orbiting satellite. Your laser takes some time
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (‘-’). A summary of options is
included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.
Show summary of options.
Start with audio.
Start without audio.
Start in fullscreen mode.
Start in a window.
Difficulty 1 (Easy).
Difficulty 2 (Medium).
Difficulty 3 (Hard).
Left Mouse Button - Fire
Right Mouse Button - Mouse Zoom
Mouse Wheel - Zoom
V - rotate through crosshair verbosity
S - take screenshot ("screenshot.bmp")
P - pause
ESC - end game
Control-Z - iconify window (and pause)
Alt-Enter - toggle fullscreen
Control-G - toggle input grab
Control the targeting crosshairs with the mouse. Fire the weapon with
Left Mouse Button. Zoom with the mousewheel, or hold down Right Mouse
Button while moving the mouse up/down.
VIPs are marked with blue reticles. Terrorists (the enemy) are marked
with red reticles. Innocent pedestrians are marked with white
reticles. Missed shots (craters) are marked with black reticles. Blue
lines indicate the destinations of VIPs. Red lines indicate the
target/destination of the terrorists. Dot markers on the screen edge
indication positions beyond the current view borders. Around the
crosshairs are information about the satellite and any targetted
persons. Rotate through the amount of information displayed by
This manual page was written by Kees Cook firstname.lastname@example.org for the
Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to
copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU
General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the
Free Software Foundation.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.