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mousetrap - an arcade puzzle game using SDL

MOUSETRAP(6) Games Manual MOUSETRAP(6)

NAME

mousetrap - an arcade puzzle game using SDL
 
 

SYNOPSIS

mousetrap [options]
 

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the mousetrap command.

OPTIONS

mousetrap accepts the following options:
--cheat
Enable infinite lives
--no-sound
Disable the sound effects
 
 

USAGE

To play mousetrap simply invoke it, and begin.
 

GAMEPLAY

Move your avatar around eating the white "fruit", and avoiding the red "enemies".
 
To gain a shield powerup eat the small blue "fruit". This shield will disappear after killing a random number of enemies.
 
When you first spawn upon the map, or when you re-spawn after being killed you will gain the shield automatically for the first three seconds of gameplay.
 
 

CONTROLS

The controls of mousetrap are very simple. To move your avatar around use the arrow keys.
 
Other keystrokes are recognised:
 
n == new game
 
q == quit and exit
 
space == toggle pause
 

FILES

Any highscore you achieve will be stored in ~/.mousetrap
 

HOMEPAGE

http://www.steve.org.uk/Software/mousetrap
June 13, 2005 mousetrap