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       overkill — bloody 2D action deathmatch-like game in ascii-art


       overkill [-p widthxheight]

       overkill-server [-p port]  [-n]

       overkill-test-server [-a server address]  [-p port]

       overkill-bot [-a server address]  [-p port]

       overkill-editor [-l level number]

       xoverkill [-d display]  [-f font]


       This manual page documents briefly the overkill and related commands.

       This  manual  page  was  written  for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution
       because the original program does not have a manual page.

       overkill is bloody 2D action deathmatch-like game in ASCII-ART  running
       under Linux, OS/2 and Windows.

       overkill is the client for the game.

       overkill-server is the server for the game.

       overkill-test-server is a tool to query the status of a server.

       overkill-editor is a level editor.

       overkill-bot is a pretty stupid bot for overkill.

       xoverkill client works in an X11 terminal window.

       Throw  away  Doom, Quake and Duke Nukem - 0verkill comes. Now you don’t
       even need graphic mode if you wanna take a bloody deathmatch with  your

       The  ASCII  art that has always fascinated you started to move finally.
       No one has ever thought that ASCII is an animable kind of art.  Finally
       you  can  taste  the original appearance of elaborate action in full 16
       colors of your plain old text terminal. You  never  though  that  ASCII
       letters are capable of network-game action in such a massive manner.

       No  one  ever  connected gushing blood with that innocent ASCII letters
       that were so utterly boring until short  recently,  when  0verkill  was


       -s widthxheight
                 Explicitly set picture size in characters.

       -p port   Run server on specified port.
       -n        Server canâ.IP "-d display         " 10 Choose X11 display.

       -f font   Choose X11 font.


       A server must be running which can be started with overkill-server.

       To join the overkill game use overkill or xoverkill.

       Select server address and port, your color and name.

       To learn which keys to use for playing press the H key (it toggles help
       - even in the game).

       Press ENTER and enjoy!


       This manual documents overkill version 0.15


       This manual page was written  by  nomeata  for  the
       Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).