xracer [ -h | --help ] [ -V | --version ] [ -v | --verbose ] [ [ -s | --size ] WIDTHxHEIGHT ] [ [ -p | --position ] LEFTxTOP ] [ -f | --fullscreen ] [ [ -j | --joystick ] DEVICE ] [ -L | --nomipmap ]


xracer is a 3D arcade game in the style of the Psygnosis game WipeOut. You have to fly around the track without crashing, shooting opposing craft where necessary, and arriving in first place.

xracer requires a supported 3D hardware accelerator card and OpenGL or a compatible library such as Brian Paul's Mesa.


-h, --help

Display the options and exit.

-V, --version

Print the current version number and exit.

-v, --verbose

Print verbose messages to stdout about the progress of the game. This can be a useful aid to debugging.

-s, --size WIDTHxHEIGHT

Set the initial screen size.

-p, --position LEFTxTOP

Set the position for the initial window placement.

-f, --fullscreen

This option puts the game into full screen mode. In this mode, the game takes over the screen and keyboard.

-j, --joystick DEVICE

Set joystick device name.

-L, --nomipmap

Disable mipmapping.




The fullscreen option is currently broken on 3Dfx Voodoo Graphics and Voodoo2 accelerator cards. Set the MESA_FX_GLX environment to get fullscreen on those boards.


Maintainer: Richard W. M. Jones <[email protected]>. Please see the AUTHORS file for a full list of people who have contributed to the game.

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This manual page documents xracer version 0.96.9.


XRacer is copyright (C) 1999-2000 Richard W. M. Jones and the other authors who have contributed to the game.

This program 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 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.