snipe2d — Orbital Eunuchs Sniper is an overhead shooting game
This manual page documents briefly the snipe2d
This manual page was written for the Debian
distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page.
Orbital Eunuchs Sniper is an overhead shooting game. You (the Eunuch on the
orbital laser platform) are tasked with protecting the VIPs (blue) from the
terrorists (red)! You view a city from overhead, from the point of a view of
an orbiting satellite. Your laser takes some time to recharge.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options
starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a
complete description, see the Info
- -h --help
- Show summary of options.
- -a --audio
- Start with audio.
- -n --noaudio
- Start without audio.
- -f --fullscreen
- Start in fullscreen mode.
- -w --windows
- Start in a window.
- -1 --diff1
- Difficulty 1 (Easy).
- -2 --diff2
- Difficulty 2 (Medium).
- -3 --diff3
- Difficulty 3 (Hard).
Left Mouse Button - Fire
Right Mouse Button - Mouse Zoom
Mouse Wheel - Zoom
V - rotate through crosshair verbosity
S - take screenshot ("screenshot.bmp")
P - pause
ESC - end game
Control-Z - iconify window (and pause)
Alt-Enter - toggle fullscreen
Control-G - toggle input grab
Control the targeting crosshairs with the mouse. Fire the weapon with Left Mouse
Button. Zoom with the mousewheel, or hold down Right Mouse Button while moving
the mouse up/down.
VIPs are marked with blue reticles. Terrorists (the enemy) are marked with red
reticles. Innocent pedestrians are marked with white reticles. Missed shots
(craters) are marked with black reticles. Blue lines indicate the destinations
of VIPs. Red lines indicate the target/destination of the terrorists. Dot
markers on the screen edge indication positions beyond the current view
borders. Around the crosshairs are information about the satellite and any
targeted persons. Rotate through the amount of information displayed by
This manual page was written by Kees Cook email@example.com for the Debian
system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute
and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License,
Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be
found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.