opentyrian - an open-source port of the DOS game Tyrian
Tyrian is an arcade-style vertical scrolling shooter. The story is set in 20,031
where you play as Trent Hawkins, a skilled fighter-pilot employed to fight
MicroSol and save the galaxy.
Tyrian features a story mode, one- and two-player arcade modes, and networked
A summary of options is included below.
- -h, --help
- Display help and exit.
- -s, --no-sound
- Disable audio.
- -j, --no-joystick
- Disable joystick/gamepad input.
- -t, --data directory
- Set alternative Tyrian data directory.
- -n, --net host[:port]
- Start a networked game; host is the IP address of
your opponent. Use this option together with --net-player-name and
--net-player-number to join game.
OpenTyrian uses UDP port 1333 for multiplayer, but in most cases
players will not need to open any ports because OpenTyrian makes use of
UDP hole punching.
- --net-player-name name
- Set name as your alias for multiplayer game.
- --net-player-number number
- Select ship; number is either 1 or 2 depending on
which ship you intend to pilot.
- -p, --net-port port
- Set local port to bind.
- -d, --net-delay frames
- Set lag-compression delay.
- -x, --no-xmas
- Disable Christmas mode.
This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you
are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. See the file COPYING
Data files bundled with this package come from Tyrian 2.1 data files which have
been released as freeware.
Daniel Cook released graphic files under very liberal license ("use and
abuse them as desired").
This manual page was written by Patryk Obara <firstname.lastname@example.org>
basing on AshTR's README file.