opentyrian - an open-source port of the DOS game Tyrian
Tyrian is an arcade-style vertical scrolling shooter. The story is set in 20,031
where you play as Trent Hawkins, a skilled fighter-pilot employed to fight
MicroSol and save the galaxy.
Tyrian features a story mode, one- and two-player arcade modes,
and networked multiplayer.
A summary of options is included below.
This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you
are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. See the file COPYING
- -h, --help
- Display help and exit.
- -s, --no-sound
- Disable audio.
- -j, --no-joystick
- Disable joystick/gamepad input.
- -t, --data directory
- Set alternative Tyrian data directory.
- -n, --net host[:port]
- Start a networked game; host is the IP address of your opponent.
Use this option together with --net-player-name and
--net-player-number to join game.
OpenTyrian uses UDP port 1333 for multiplayer, but in
most cases players will not need to open any ports because OpenTyrian
makes use of UDP hole punching.
- --net-player-name name
- Set name as your alias for multiplayer game.
- --net-player-number number
- Select ship; number is either 1 or 2 depending on which ship you
intend to pilot.
- -p, --net-port port
- Set local port to bind.
- -d, --net-delay frames
- Set lag-compression delay.
- -x, --no-xmas
- Disable Christmas mode.
Data files bundled with this package come from Tyrian 2.1 data
files which have been released as freeware.
Daniel Cook released graphic files under very liberal license
("use and abuse them as desired").
This manual page was written by Patryk Obara <email@example.com>
basing on AshTR's README file.