unknown-horizons — real-time strategy/simulation game


unknown-horizons [{-h | --help}]


Unknown Horizons: isometric 2D real-time strategy/simulation fun.

It puts emphasis on the economy and city building aspects.
Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods.
Increase your power with a well balanced economy, with strategic trade and diplomacy.


show program's version number and exit
-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-d, --debug
Enable debug output to stderr and a logfile.
Specify the path to FIFE root directory.
Restores the default settings. Useful if Unknown Horizons crashes on startup due to misconfiguration.
Specify alternative multiplayer master server.
Specify network address to bind local network client to. This is useful if NAT holepunching is not working but you can forward a static port.

Starts <map>. <map> is the mapname.
Starts a random map.
Starts a random map with seed <seed>.
Starts <scenario>. <scenario> is the scenarioname.
Starts the development map without displaying the main menu.
Loads a saved game. <game> is the saved game's name.
Loads the last quicksave.
Edit map <map>.
Edit the map from the saved game <game>.

Uses <ai_players> AI players (excludes the possible human-AI hybrid; defaults to 0).
Makes the human player a human-AI hybrid (for development only).
Set the player with id <force_player_id> as the active (human) player.
Shows AI plans as highlights (for development only).
Highlights combat ranges for units controlled by AI Players (for development only).

Write debug output only to logfile, not to console. Implies -d.
Enable logging for a certain logging module (for developing only).
Writes log to <filename> instead of to the uh-userdir
Enable profiling (for developing only).
Run the game for <max_ticks> ticks.
Disable freeze protection.
Enable the string previewer tool for scenario writers
Disable preloading while in main menu
Run the game in the given speed (Values: 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 11, 20)
Log gui interactions
Use this seed for singleplayer sessions.
Create an multiplayer game with default settings.
Join first multiplayer game.
Disable atlas generation.


The bugtracker can be found at http://bugs.unknown-horizons.org.


The Unknown Horizons Team <team@unknown-horizons.org>