pioneers-server-console - command-line game server for Pioneers
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This manual page documents briefly the pioneers-server-console
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. This program provides a console-only server that pioneers
clients can connect to.
-g,--game-title game title
Load the ruleset specified by game
. The title can be found in the *.game files. You need quotes for
titles with spaces.
- Load the ruleset in the file filename.
- -p,--port port
- Use port port for player connections.
- -P,--players num
- Start a game for num total players (including
- -v,--points points
- Specify the number of "victory points" required
to win the game.
- "Sevens rule": Specify gameplay behavior when a
player rolls a seven. A value of 0 (the default) means that rolling
a seven always moves the robber. A value of 1 requires the player
to re-roll if a seven is rolled on the first two turns. A value of
2 means the player always re-rolls.
- Choose a terrain type: 0 for the default, or
1 for random terrain.
- -c,--computer-players num
- Start up num computer players.
- Show version information.
- Register with a metaserver. The metaserver to use can be
overridden with the -m option. Default metaserver:
- -m,--metaserver metaserver
- Register this server with the metaserver at the specified
- -n, --hostname hostname
- Use this hostname instead of the hostname reported by
Automatically exit after a player has won.
- -k,--empty-timeout secs
- Automatically stop the server if no one has connected after
- -t,--tournament mins
- Tournament mode: add AI players after mins
- -a,--admin-port port
- Listen for administrative commands on port
- Don't start the game immediately; wait for a command on the
admin port (-a) instead.
- Give players numbers according to the order they enter the
- Enable debug messages.
The default settings of the server can be influenced with the following three
- The hostname of the metaserver when no metaserver is
specified on the command-line.
- The hostname of the server. If it is not set, the hostname
is determined by hostname(1).
- The path to the game definition files. If it is not set,
the default installation path will be used.
A list of names the computer player can
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.