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       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 games.


       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 version.

       -f, --scorefile=FILE
              Specify  a  file  to  use  as  high  score  table  (defaults  to

       -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 running.)

       -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

       -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 <>.