mousetrap — an arcade puzzle game using SDL
DescriptionThis manual page documents briefly the mousetrap command.
Optionsmousetrap accepts the following options:
- Enable infinite lives
Disable the sound effects
UsageTo play mousetrap simply invoke it, and begin.
Move your avatar around eating the white "fruit", and avoiding the red "enemies".
To gain a shield powerup eat the small blue "fruit". This shield will disappear after killing a random number of enemies.
When you first spawn upon the map, or when you re-spawn after being killed you will gain the shield automatically for the first three seconds of gameplay.
The controls of mousetrap are very simple. To move your avatar around use the arrow keys.
Other keystrokes are recognised:
n == new game
q == quit and exit
space == toggle pause
Any highscore you achieve will be stored in ~/.mousetrap