spacezero — Explore and conquer all space


spacezero [GENERAL_OPTIONS] [-c | -s] [GAME_OPTIONS]
spacezero -h


This manual page documents briefly the spacezero command.

spacezero is a Real Time Strategy 2D space combat, multiplayer (two players by now) net game.

The objective is to conquer the space, defeating all enemies.

At starting point you have only one ship and one planet, but you have gold to buy more ships to conquer more planets.

All the ships can be controlled by the computer (automatic mode) or by the player (manual mode). You can easily change among your ships controlling all of them independly.

General options


Sound disabled.


Music disabled.

-name player_name

Where player_name is the name of the player.

-f font

Change the default font by font.


Server mode (multiplayer).


Client mode (multiplayer).


Show summary of options and keyboard controls.

Game options

-n N

Play with N number of planets (default 30).

-p N

Play with N number of players (default 2).

-g N

Play with N number of galaxies (default 1).

-l N

Play with N as the size of the Universe.


planets are known by all the players.


cooperative mode (all humans allied).


computer cooperative mode (all computers allied).


Queen mode.


Dont add a team of pirates.

Multiplayer options

-ip IP

where IP is the ip of the server.(default

-port n

where n and n+1 are the tcp ports used.(default 8000)


Not tested in net between 32 and 64 machines. Maybe doesn't work properly

Not so tested in an internet connection. Maybe doesn't work properly.


Romanella Di Ferdinando <>

Wrote this manpage for the Debian system.