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       Heroes - a game like Nibbles or Tron, just better


       heroes [OPTIONS]...


       Heroes  is a game similar to the "Tron" and "Nibbles" games of yore but
       includes many graphical improvements and new game features.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are  mandatory  for  short  options

   General options:
       -v, --version
              display version number

       -h, --help
              display this help

       -q, --quiet
              don’t print warning messages

       -Q, --really-quiet
              don’t even print error messages

       -v, --verbose=CHANNELS
              enable  or  disable  debugging  channels  (see  --list=debug for
              available channels)

       -l, --list=WORD
              show  some  internal   information;   WORD   can   be   ’debug’,
              ’resources’, ’sound-drivers’ or ’sound-tracks’

   Sound options:
       -d, --driver=N[,OPTIONS]
              use   Nth   driver   for   sound   output   (0:autodetect)  (see
              --list=sound-drivers for available Ns)

       -S, --no-sound
              disable sound

       -X, --no-sfx
              disable sound-effects

       -m, --mono
              non-stereo output

       -8, --8bits
              8bits sound output

       -i, --high-quality
              high quality mixer

   Display options:
       -G, --gfx-options=OPTIONS
              pass OPTIONS to the display driver

       -F, --full-screen
              full screen mode

       -2, --double
              stretch the display twofold

       -3, --triple
              stretch the display threefold

       -4, --quadruple
              stretch the display fourfold

       -e, --even-lines
              display only even-lines

   Miscellaneous options:
              disable computer opponents

              restore default scores file

              restore default options file

              restore default saves file

       -s, --swap-sides
              swap sides in two player mode

              disable combination of rotozoom and waves

       -g, --go
              skip the introduction

       -J, --no-joystick
              disable joystick handling

       These options can be set in your file ~/.heroes/heroesrc (which is read
       before  parsing  other  command  line  options)  using  a line like the

              Options: -gs -d3,buffer=11,count=4

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       Copyright  ©  2002   Alexandre  Duret-Lutz, Romuald Genevois, Alexandre
       Liverneaux and Philippe Meisburger.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO  warranty;  not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR


       The full documentation for Heroes is maintained as  a  Texinfo  manual.
       If  the  info  and Heroes programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info Heroes

       should give you access to the complete manual.