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       fofix - Rock Band(tm)-like OpenGL rhythm game


       fofix [options]


       fofix  (Frets  on  Fire  X)  is  a  rhythm  game in the style of Guitar
       Hero(tm) and Rock Band(tm).  It  supports  the  simulation  of  playing
       guitar,  bass  guitar,  and  drums  and  supports  vocal  input using a
       microphone.   More  than  one  player  can   play,   cooperatively   or

       fofix is written in Python using pygame and OpenGL.


       This  program  follows  the  usual  GNU  command line syntax, with long
       options starting with two  dashes  (‘-’).   A  summary  of  options  is
       included below.

       -h, --help
              Show summary of options.

       -v, --verbose
              Outputs log to stdout in addition to the usual logfile.

       -d, --debug
              Writes debugging information to a debug file.

       -c, --config=FILE
              Specifies  a configuration file to use instead of the usual one.

       -f, --fullscreen=[true|false]
              Specify whether the game runs in fullscreen mode.

       -r, --resolution=RESOLUTION
              Specify the resolution used by the game.

       -t, --theme=THEME
              Specifies the theme to use.

       -s, --song=SONGDIR
              Skips the menu and just starts gameplay using the  song  present
              in SONGDIR.

       The following settings only apply if a song is specified:

       -l, --diff=DIFFICULTY
              Specifies the difficulty to use.

              0: Expert, 1: Hard, 2: Medium, 3: Easy

       -p, --part=PART
              Specifies the part to use.

              0: Guitar, 1: Rhythm, 2: Bass, 3: Lead, 4: Drum, 5: Vocals

       -m, --mode=MODE
              Specifies the game mode to use.

              0: Quickplay, 1: Practice, 2: Career


       PYTHON Specifies the python(1) binary used to run the game.

              Specifies extra options for python(1).  Defaults to -OO.


       fretsonfire(6), python(1).


       FoFiX  was  forked  from  a  project developed by Sami Kyöstilä, Joonas
       Kerttula, and Tommi Inkilä and is now developed by Chris Paiano, Pascal
       Giard,  Tom  Skinner, John Stumpo, Nicholas Hydock, Harris Worthington,
       and many others.

       This manual page was written by John Stumpo <>, for the
       Debian project (and may be used by others).

                                October 4, 2009