xjump - a jumping game for X
[ -toolkitoption ] ... [ -private ] [ -graphic file
[ -help ]
is a jumping game where you are in a Falling Tower. The floor you
are standing on is sinking with the rest of the building; you will die once
the floor gives way (disappears under the bottom of the display). To survive,
you have to jump onto the upper floors of the tower. Because the entire tower
is sinking, the upper floors will soon collapse, too, so you have to keep on
jumping to higher floors.
Your score is counted by how many floors you jump before you either fall off
while trying to reach the next floor, or the floor you are standing on
- -toolkitoption ...
- Specify X toolkit options (such as -geometry,
- Use private colormap.
- -graphic FILE
- Use the XPM graphic file FILE for graphics.
- Read keymap directly.
- Display a summary of command-line syntax.
To begin the game, press the Space-bar
from the highscore screen.
Once the game begins, movement is controlled by the Left
arrow keys. To jump, use the Up
Note that hitting the Left or Right arrow keys many times will cause the player
to go faster. You can use this to reach floors that are far away. But be
careful not to jump too far and miss! You can also change your speed while
jumping through midair. If your reflexes are fast enough, you can salvage a
bad jump this way. Good luck!
To quit the game, press shift-Q
Copyright (C) 1997-1999
Tatsuya Kudoh(CDR/TK) <email@example.com>
Masato Taruishi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms
of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version without
was written by Tatsuya Kudoh(CDR/TK)
<email@example.com> and Masato Taruishi
This manual page was written by H. S. Teoh <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the
Debian GNU/Linux system. The original game does not come with a manual