Realtime strategy game
freecraft [-c file.ccl] [-d datapath] [-D depth] [-e] [-f factor] [-F] [-l logfile] [-L lag] [-n [localport:]host[:port]] [-N name] [-p nplayers] [-h] [map.pud|map.pud.gz|map.cm|map.cm.gz]"
This manual page documents briefly the flags that you can give to freecraft , formerly known as ALE Clone.
freecraft is a free clone of Blizzard's famous realtime strategy game, WarCraft II.
A summary of options are included below.
Show summary of all options.
Choose a different clone config file.
Choose a different directory to use for game data files.
Set the video mode depth, often called 'bpp' or 'bits per pixel'. This option is only valid for Win32/NT.
Start the editor included in FreeCraft. For a full-featured editor, try crafted.
With this parameter you will set up the relative cost for the computer's units. Default is 100. If you set this to a higher value, computer will have to spend more resources for creating units, and viceversa.
With this option you can start FreeCraft in full screen video mode. This option is only supported if you have compiled freecraft with SDL support.
This flag shows the online help.
With this option you can log freecraft messages into file.
This sets the network lag in number of frames (default 10 = 333 ms).
With this option you can specify the network arguments for network play.
The name of the player (will appear in network games).
With this option you can set the network port to use in network games. The default value is port tcp/6660.
Number of frames before AI awakes. This is useful if the AI is beating you hard, and you want to make it sweet like a cat. The higher, the easier will be the game against the AI. Default is to sleep 0 time frames.
Default directory for FreeCraft data files
Default start file.
More complete documentation is available in /usr/share/doc/freecraft.
FreeCraft needs a lot of data (maps and artwork), that can come from WarCraft II CD, or from the FreeCraft Media Project, codename fcmp, that has support for almost all the data present in WarCraft II.
WarCraft II is a registered trademark of Blizzard Entertainment.