blaster



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NAME

       blaster - simulation of space combat


SYNOPSIS

       blaster   [-display  host:display.screen]  [-visual  visual]  [-window]
       [-root] [-num_robots number] [-num_lasers number]  [-num_stars  number]
       [-delay number]


DESCRIPTION

       Draws a simulation of flying space-combat robots (cleverly disguised as
       colored circles) doing battle in front of a moving star field.


OPTIONS

       -visual visual
               Specify which visual to use.  Legal values are the  name  of  a
               visual  class,  or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
               visual.

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -num_robots number
               Robots.  2 - 50.  Default: 5.

       -num_lasers number
               Lasers.  1 - 100.  Default: 3.

       -num_stars number
               Stars.    5 - 200.  Default: 50.

       -delay number
               Per-frame delay, in microseconds.  Default:  10000  (0.01  sec-
               onds.).


ENVIRONMENT

       DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.

       XENVIRONMENT
               to  get  the  name of a resource file that overrides the global
               resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.


SEE ALSO

       X(1), xscreensaver(1)


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2002 by Jonathan Lin.  Permission  to  use,  copy,  modify,
       distribute,  and  sell this software and its documentation for any pur-
       pose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the  above  copyright
       notice  appear  in  all  copies and that both that copyright notice and
       this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.   No  repre-
       sentations are made about the suitability of this software for any pur-
       pose.  It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.


AUTHOR

       Jonathan Lin.



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