snipe2d — Orbital Eunuchs Sniper is an overhead shooting game
This manual page documents briefly the snipe2d game.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution
because the original program does not have a manual page.
Orbital Eunuchs Sniper is an overhead shooting game. You (the Eunuch on the orbital laser platform) are tasked with protecting the VIPs (blue) from the terrorists (red)!
You view a city from overhead, from the point of a view of an orbiting satellite.
Your laser takes some time to recharge.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.
- -h --help
- Show summary of options.
- -a --audio
- Start with audio.
- -n --noaudio
- Start without audio.
- -f --fullscreen
- Start in fullscreen mode.
- -w --windows
- Start in a window.
- -1 --diff1
- Difficulty 1 (Easy).
- -2 --diff2
- Difficulty 2 (Medium).
- -3 --diff3
- Difficulty 3 (Hard).
Left Mouse Button - Fire
Right Mouse Button - Mouse Zoom
Mouse Wheel - Zoom
V - rotate through crosshair verbosity
S - take screenshot ("screenshot.bmp")
P - pause
ESC - end game
Control-Z - iconify window (and pause)
Alt-Enter - toggle fullscreen
Control-G - toggle input grab
Control the targeting crosshairs with the mouse.
Fire the weapon with Left Mouse Button.
Zoom with the mousewheel, or hold down Right Mouse Button while moving the mouse up/down.
VIPs are marked with blue reticles.
Terrorists (the enemy) are marked with red reticles.
Innocent pedestrians are marked with white reticles.
Missed shots (craters) are marked with black reticles.
Blue lines indicate the destinations of VIPs.
Red lines indicate the target/destination of the terrorists.
Dot markers on the screen edge indication positions beyond the current view borders.
Around the crosshairs are information about the satellite and any targeted persons.
Rotate through the amount of information displayed by pressing 'V'.