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gnome-nibbles(6) Games Manual gnome-nibbles(6)


Nibbles - A worm game for GNOME


gnome-nibbles [OPTION...]


gnome-nibbles is a game where the user controls a snake. The snake moves around the board, eating diamonds while avoiding the walls placed around it.

The game can be played against the computer or against other players.


Disable fake bonuses; cannot be set with --enable-fakes
Enable fake bonuses; cannot be set with --disable-fakes
Start at given level (1-26)
Set number of nibbles (4-6)
Set number of players (1-4)
Set worms speed (4-1: 4 for slowest and 1 for fastest)
Start playing immediately


Turn off/on the sound;
If the two options are given, the game is muted
Print release version and exit

This program also accepts the standard GNOME and GTK options.


gnome-nibbles was written by Sean MacIsaac, Ian Peters and Andreas Røsdal.

This manual page was written by Sven Arvidsson <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


gtk-options(7), gnome-options(7)

The online documentation available through the program's Help menu.

2007-06-06 GNOME