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blockattack - a puzzle game inspired by Tetris Attack


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Block Attack - Rise of the blocks 2.3.0

Block Attack - Rise of the Blocks is a puzzle/blockfall game inspired by Tetris Attack for the SNES.


-h [ --help ]
Displays this message
Display the version information
-c [ --config ] arg
Read a config file with the values. Can be given multiple times
Disables the sound. Can be used if sound errors prevents you from starting
Causes the game to not sleep between frames.
Asks SDL2 to use software renderer
Enables basic verbose messages
Enables verbose messages regarding controllers
Prints the search path and quits
Do not automatically auto scale
--puzzle-level-file arg
Sets the default puzzle file to load
--puzzle-single-level arg
Start the specific puzzle level directly
--bind-text-domain arg
Overwrites the bind text domain used for finding translations. Default: "/usr/local/share/blockattack/locale/"
--homepath arg
Set the home folder where settings are saved. The directory will be created if it does not exist. Default: "$HOME/.local/share/blockattack"


Start the game normally
blockattack --nosound
Start the game without sound. Can be used if sound problems prevents the game from starting
blockattack --puzzle-level-file puzzle.levels --puzzle-single-level 3
Start the game with the default puzzles in level 3
blockattack --bind-text-domain /dev/null
Disables translations


Report bugs to the issue tracker here: <>


Copyright © 2005-2016 Poul Sander License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 <> or later <>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
July 2018 blockattack 2.3.0