scorched3dc [options]


This program is a free (GPL) 3D game based heavily on the classic DOS game Scorched Earth "The Mother Of All Games". Scorched3D adds amongst other new features a 3D island environment and LAN and internet play.


The following options are supported.


Allows any program exceptions to be thrown (core dumps)

-connect <string>

The name of the server to connect to, starts a NET/LAN client

-exittime <int>

The time after a which the client will exit (Default: 0, that means off).

-loadsave <string>

Continues a scorched 3d client game, requires the name of the saved game.

-password <string>

The password of the NET/LAN server.

-settingsdir <string>

The directory in the user's home directory that the scorched3d settings are stored in (Default: .scorched3d).

-startclient <string>

Starts a scorched 3d client, requires the name of the client settings file, e.g. data/singlecustom.xml.

-startcustom <string>

Starts a scorched 3d client. Uses the last custom game made (Default: off).


Scorched3D has been written by Gavin Camp <[email protected]>.

This man page was written by Bruno "Fuddl" Kleinert <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution (but it may be used by others).