fofix - Rock Band(tm)-like OpenGL rhythm game
(Frets on Fire X) is a rhythm game in the style of Guitar Hero(tm)
and Rock Band(tm). It supports the simulation of playing guitar, bass guitar,
and drums and supports vocal input using a microphone. More than one player
can play, cooperatively or competitively.
is written in Python using pygame and OpenGL.
This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options
starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
- -h, --help
- Show summary of options.
- -v, --verbose
- Outputs log to stdout in addition to the usual
- -d, --debug
- Writes debugging information to a debug file.
- -c, --config=FILE
- Specifies a configuration file to use instead of the usual
- -f, --fullscreen=[true|false]
- Specify whether the game runs in fullscreen mode.
- -r, --resolution=RESOLUTION
- Specify the resolution used by the game.
- -t, --theme=THEME
- Specifies the theme to use.
- -s, --song=SONGDIR
- Skips the menu and just starts gameplay using the song
present in SONGDIR.
The following settings only apply if a song is specified:
- -l, --diff=DIFFICULTY
- Specifies the difficulty to use.
0: Expert, 1: Hard, 2: Medium, 3: Easy
- -p, --part=PART
- Specifies the part to use.
0: Guitar, 1: Rhythm, 2: Bass, 3: Lead, 4: Drum, 5: Vocals
- -m, --mode=MODE
- Specifies the game mode to use.
0: Quickplay, 1: Practice, 2: Career
- Specifies the python(1) binary used to run the
- Specifies extra options for python(1). Defaults to
FoFiX was forked from a project developed by Sami Kyöstilä, Joonas
Kerttula, and Tommi Inkilä and is now developed by Chris Paiano, Pascal
Giard, Tom Skinner, John Stumpo, Nicholas Hydock, Harris Worthington, and many
This manual page was written by John Stumpo <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the
Debian project (and may be used by others).