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trackballs(6)			     Games			 trackballs(6)

NAME
       Trackballs  -  marble  game  similar to the classic arcade game 'Marble
       Madness'

SYNOPSIS
       trackballs [-w] [-m] [-y] [-f]  [-e  -l<level>  -t<level>]  [-r<width>]
       [-s<sensitivity>] ...

DESCRIPTION
       Trackballs is a simple game inspired by the classic Atari 1980's	arcade
       game 'Marble Madness' (later released by	Electronic Arts	for the	 Amiga
       and other platforms).

       By  steering  a	marble	ball through a labyrinth filled	with sharp ob-
       jects, pools of acid and	other obstacles	the  player  collects  points.
       When  the  ball	passes through the goal	it continues to	the next, more
       difficult track - unless	the time runs out.

       It should be noted that this game is _not_ intended to be a replica  of
       Marble  Madness but rather merely inspired by it. For instance the game
       uses 3D graphics	even though the	original game had no real use for  it.
       Also the	game is	fully programmable with	a scripting extension (Guile),
       and includes a level editor with	which to easily	create new levels.

OPTIONS
       -h , --help
	      Display usage information.

       -l , --level
	      Start from level.

       -w , --windowed
	      Run in window (Default is	fullscreen)

       -m , --mute
	       Mute sound.

       -y , --low-memory
	      Attempt to conserve memory usage

       -s , --sensitivity
	      Mouse sensitivity, default 1.0

       -f , --fps
	      Displays framerate

       -v , --version
	      Indicate the current version number

       -9 , --debug-joystick
	      Debug joystick status

       -j , --repair-joystick
	      Correct for bad joysticks

       -t , --touch
	      Updates a	map to the latest format

ENVIRONMENT
       GUILE_LOAD_PATH
	      Specifies	the directory where the	guile files are

       TRACKBALLS
	      Specifies	a preferred share directory; this is  ignored  if  in-
	      valid

FILES
       /usr/local/bin/trackballs
	      The executable file for trackballs

       /usr/local/share/trackballs
	      Necessary	shared files for trackballs

       /usr/local/share/locale
	      Location of the locale files, if applicable

       /usr/local/share/doc/trackballs
	      Detailed package documentation

       ~/.trackballs/
	      Per user settings	directory

EXAMPLE
       To run this program the standard	way type:

	   trackballs

       To disable audio	and start in windowed mode

	   trackballs -m -w

       Alternatively you can test a level with:

	   trackballs -l steep

NOTES
       Full  documentation for the game	and the	editor can be found in the de-
       tailed	       package		documentation	       or	    at
       <https://trackballs.github.io/docs/index.html>

AUTHORS
       See  the	 AUTHORS.md  file in the source	package	for a detailed list of
       authors.

Mathias	Broxvall		  2018-04-02			 trackballs(6)

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