pioneers - network implementation of Settlers of Catan
[ --server server
] [ --port port
[ --name name
This manual page documents briefly the pioneers
is an implementation of the popular, award-winning
"Settlers of Catan" board game for the GNOME desktop environment. It
uses a client/server model for networked play of between two and eight
players. You will need to connect to a machine running either
to play. An AI
, is also available.
Pioneers accepts the standard GTK+/GNOME commandline options, and the following
- -s, --server server
- Hostname of the server
- -p, --port port
- Portname of the server
- -n, --name name
- Use this name for the player instead of the name in the
- -v, --spectator
- Connect as spectator instead of as a player
- -m, --metaserver metaserver
- Connect to this metaserver instead of the metaserver in the
- Turn on debugging mode
- Show the version and quit
When the server and port are both provided, the client automatically quits when
the connection is broken.
The default settings can be influenced with the following environment variable:
- The hostname of the metaserver. If it is not set, the
default metaserver will be used.
Themes for display of the map. Each theme goes
in a separate subdirectory.
This manual page was written by Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and
updated by Roland Clobus <email@example.com>. Pioneers was written by
Dave Cole <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Andy Heroff <email@example.com>,
and Roman Hodek <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with contributions from many other
developers on the Internet; see the AUTHORS file in the pioneers distribution
for a complete list of contributing authors.
More detailed user documentation is available in the online help.