boswars — futuristic real-time strategy game


boswars [OPTIONS]


-c file.lua
configuration start file (default stratagus.lua)
-d datapath
path to stratagus data
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-P port
Network port to use
-n server
Network server host preset
-L lag
Network lag in # frames (default 10 = 333ms)
-U update
Network update rate in # frames (default 5=6x per s)
-N name
Name of the player
-s sleep
Number of frames for the AI to sleep before it starts
-v mode
Video mode (0=default,1=640x480,2=800x600, 3=1024x768,4=1280x960,5=1600x1200)
Video mode depth = pixel per point (for Win32/TNT)
Full screen video mode
Sync speed (100 = 30 frames/s)
Windowed video mode

map is relative to StratagusLibPath=datapath, use ./map for relative to the current working directory.


boswars was written by the Bos Wars and Stratagus Project.

This manual page was written by Cyril Brulebois <>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).