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       ninvaders - ncurses version of space invaders




       In  short,  this  is  a  space  invaders  game  written for the ncurses
       terminal control library.  It uses ASCII art to  draw  everything,  and
       you can play it just about anywhere.  Space Invaders over dialup!

       To  play  the  game, simply run the program.  You will be placed in the
       game arena with a large block of aliens.  To move your gun pod (at  the
       bottom  of  the  screen)  use the left and right arrow keys.  To shoot,
       press space.  You can move faster if you hold the arrow keys down.

       The object of the game is to shoot all the aliens  (the  multi-coloured
       moving things) before they reach the ground.  Since these aliens aren’t
       friendly (which is why you’re trying to  stop  them)  they  will  shoot
       back.   Dodge  the  descending  bullets  or  hang about under the large
       stationary blocks for cover.


       This manual page was written by  Matthew  Palmer  <>,
       for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

       The  ninvaders  program was written by Thomas Dettbarn <dettus@matrixx-> and is released under the GPL.

                                 July 21, 2002