NAME¶mousetrap - an arcade puzzle game using SDL
DESCRIPTION¶This manual page documents briefly the mousetrap command.
OPTIONS¶mousetrap accepts the following options:
- Enable infinite lives
- Disable the sound effects
USAGE¶To play mousetrap simply invoke it, and begin.
GAMEPLAY¶Move your avatar around eating the white "fruit", and avoiding the red "enemies".
To gain a shield powerup eat the small blue "fruit". This shield will disappear after killing a random number of enemies.
When you first spawn upon the map, or when you re-spawn after being killed you will gain the shield automatically for the first three seconds of gameplay.
CONTROLS¶The controls of mousetrap are very simple. To move your avatar around use the arrow keys.
Other keystrokes are recognised:
n == new game
q == quit and exit
space == toggle pause
FILES¶Any highscore you achieve will be stored in ~/.mousetrap
|June 13, 2005||mousetrap|