pioneers-server-console - command-line game server for Pioneers
pioneers-server-console [ OPTIONS ]
This manual page documents briefly the pioneers-server-console command.
Pioneers is an implementation of the popular, award-winning "Settlers
of Catan" board game for the GNOME desktop environment. It uses a
client/server model for networked play of between two and eight
players. This program provides a console-only server that pioneers
clients can connect to.
-g,--game-title game title Load the ruleset specified by game title.
The title can be found in the *.game files. You need quotes for titles
Load the ruleset in the file filename.
Use port port for player connections.
Start a game for num total players (including computer players).
Specify the number of "victory points" required to win the game.
"Sevens rule": Specify gameplay behavior when a player rolls a
seven. A value of 0 (the default) means that rolling a seven
always moves the robber. A value of 1 requires the player to
re-roll if a seven is rolled on the first two turns. A value of
2 means the player always re-rolls.
Choose a terrain type: 0 for the default, or 1 for random
Start up num computer players.
Show version information.
Register with a meta server. The meta server to use can be
overridden with the -m option. Default meta sever:
Register this server with the metaserver at the specified
-n, --hostname hostname
Use this hostname instead of the hostname reported by
-x,--auto-quit Automatically exit after a player has won.
Automatically stop the server if no one has connected after secs
Tournament mode: add AI players after mins minutes.
Listen for administrative commands on port port.
Don't start the game immediately; wait for a command on the
admin port (-a) instead.
Give players numbers according to the order they enter the game.
Enable debug messages.
The default settings of the server can be influenced with the following
three environment variables:
The hostname of the meta-server when no meta-server is specified
on the command-line.
The hostname of the server. If it is not set, the hostname is
determined by hostname(1).
The path to the game definition files. If it is not set, the
default installation path will be used.
/usr/share/games/pioneers/*.game and $XDG_DATA_HOME/pioneers/*.game
A list of names the computer player can use
This manual page was written by Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and
updated by Roland Clobus <email@example.com>. Pioneers was written by
Dave Cole <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Andy Heroff <email@example.com>, and
Roman Hodek <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with contributions from many other
developers on the Internet; see the AUTHORS file in the pioneers
distribution for a complete list of contributing authors.
pioneers(6), pioneers-server-gtk(6), pioneersai(6), hostname(1)