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       xbill - save your computers from Wingdows [TM] virus


       xbill [-l level] [--gui gui] [--sizesize] [-v] [-h]


       Ever  get  the feeling that nothing is going right?  You’re a sysadmin,
       and someone’s trying to destroy  your  computers.   The  little  people
       running  around  the  screen  are  trying to infect your computers with
       Wingdows  [TM],  a  virus  cleverly  designed  to  resemble  a  popular
       operating system.  Your objective is to click the mouse on them, ending
       their potential threat.  If one of the people reaches  a  computer,  it
       will  attempt  to  replace  your  operating  system  with  the virus it
       carries. It will then attempt to run off the  screen  with  your  vital
       software.  The game ends when only 1 (or 0) of your computers are being
       productive.  Additionally, some computers are  connected  with  network
       cables.   When one computer on a network becomes infected, a spark will
       be sent down the cable, and will infect the computer on the  other  end
       when it reaches there.

       Clicking  the  button  on one of the little people will cause it to cry
       out in pain and melt (id software eat your heart  out!),  dropping  the
       stolen  os if it is carrying one.  If a computer is running Wingdows or
       is temporarily off, the os can be dragged  back  to  the  computer  (or
       another computer compatible with that os).  To extinguish a spark, drag
       the bucket of water from the upper left corner onto it.

       The status bar at the bottom tells the following:
               Number of Bills on/off the screen
               Number of Computers running their OS/off/Wingdows


       -l n   Start at level n.

       --gui gui
              Use a specific front end.  The possible values are  gtk,  motif,
              and  athena.   Note  that some of these may not be compiled into
              the binary.

       --size size
              Play on a field of size x size, instead of the  normal  400x400.
              size must be larger than 400.

       -v     Print version number and exit.

       -h     Print help and exit.

       When  using  the GTK gui, all standard GTK options are supported.  When
       using the Athena or Motif GUI, all standard X  Intrinsics  options  are


       Main Programmer:
            Brian Wellington <>
       Programming & graphics (v2.0 and earlier):
            Matias Duarte <>


       Copyright (c) 1994-2001 Psychosoft

       It’s  FREE!  If  you  want  to express your undying gratitude to us for
       bringing  a  small  bit  of  meaning  into  your  otherwise   pointless
       existence, you could always send us e-mail.  XBill is distributed under
       the GNU General Public License.

       Go play the game now!