is a game of space glory and war. Below is a
summary of commands. For complete documentation, see
by Eric Allman.
If a filename is given, a log of the game is written onto that file. If the
flag is given before the filename, that file
is appended to, not truncated.
The game will ask you what length game you would like. Valid responses are
“short”, “medium”, and “long”. You
may also type “restart”, which restarts a previously saved game.
You will then be prompted for the skill, to which you must respond
“novice”, “fair”, “good”,
“expert”, “commodore”, or
“impossible”. You should normally start out with a novice and
In general, throughout the game, if you forget what is appropriate the game will
tell you what it expects if you just type in a question mark.
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