ricochet - client application for multi-player ricochet robots game
ricochet --host <hostname> --port <port> --name <username>
--game <gamename> --watch
is a client for the Ricochet Robots server (rrserve). It
provides a view of the board and permits the user to fully interact with the
server, both managing the set of games running in the server and playing
Options are as follows:
- Print a help/usage message and exit.
- -h,--host hostname
- Select the host running the Ricochet Robots server. By
default, ricochet connects to localhost
- -p,--port port
- Select the TCP port to connect to. By default, ricochet
connects to port 5252.
- -n,--name username
- Specify the player name to present to the server. This name
will be shown to all other players. By default, this is the user's login
- -g,--game gamename
- Select a game to join or create. By default, ricochet
presents a dialog showing the available games and also allowing the user
to create a new game.
- This allows the user to watch the selected game rather than
participating in it.
icochet is the work of Keith Packard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Copyright 2003,2012 Keith Packard. All Rights Reserved.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
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