lincity-ng - City simulator game with polished graphics
This manual page documents briefly the usage of lincity-ng
is a City Simulation Game. It is a polished and improved
version of the old LinCity game: You are required to build and maintain a
city. You must feed, house, provide jobs and goods for your residents. You can
build a sustainable economy with the help of renewable energy and recycling,
or you can go for broke and build rockets to escape from a pollution ridden
and resource starved planet, it's up to you. Due to the finite resources
available in any one place, this is not a game that you can leave for long
periods of time.
This game is similar to the commercial simulation game with a similar name.
These programs follow 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, --version
- Show version of program.
- -g, --gl
- Use the OpenGL display mode
- -s, --sdl
- Use the SDL display mode
- -w, --window
- Run lincity-ng in windowed mode
- -f, --fullscreen
- Run lincity-ng in fullscreen mode
- -m, --mute
- Turn off sound
- -S, --size
- specify screensize (eg. -S 1024x768)
- -q, --quick
- speficify how quick is the fast speed. (eg. -q 1 is the
fastest possible with full animations, may heat hardware due to average 1
ms pause. -q 9 is the default 10ms pause) In -q 9 animation steps are
skipped for speed. 1..8 do all animation steps in fast mode.
A new format for saved games is used since 2.0, but old games can be imported
and automagically converted. Just copy $HOME/.lincity/* (old location for
lincity and lincity-ng 1.x) to $HOME/.lincity-ng/ (new location since 2.0).
cp -a ~/.lincity/* ~/.lincity-ng/
At the start of the game, one message will popup to remind you have some changes
to do in your city.
lincity-ng was written by Wolfgang Becker, Matthias Braun, David Kamphausen,
Corey Keasling, IJ Peters, Ingo Ruhnke, Jimmy Salmon, Greg Sharp and others.
Please see the documentation for a list of all contributors.
This manual page was written by Moritz Muehlenhoff, for the Debian project (but
may be used by others). Updated by Lincity-NG team.