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bcd(6) [v7 man page]

BCD(6)								   Games Manual 							    BCD(6)

NAME
bcd, ppt - convert to antique media SYNOPSIS
/usr/games/bcd text /usr/games/ppt DESCRIPTION
Bcd converts the literal text into a form familiar to old-timers. Ppt converts the standard input into yet another form. SEE ALSO
dd(1) BCD(6)

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Childsplay(6)															     Childsplay(6)

NAME
Childsplay - Educational games for young children. SYNTAX
childsplay [option] DESCRIPTION
Childsplay is a suite of educational games for young children. It's a plugin system, so childsplay is basically a framework where you put in as many game modules as you like. Childsplay comes with a few standard games, so check the website (see below) for additional games. OPTIONS
--fullscreen Toggle the fullscreen mode. The screen size stays 800x600, so if you have a bigger resolution you have to live with a black border. This is the default mode. --window Toggle windowmanager mode. Display the screen in a window of 800x600. --help Output help information and exit. --version Output version information and exit. FILES
/usr/local/bin/childsplay /usr/local/games/childsplay /usr/local/doc/childsplay EXAMPLES
To run this program the standard way type: childsplay Alternativly you can run it as: childsplay --window AUTHORS
Stas Z <stasz@linux.isbeter.nl> SEE ALSO
http://childsplay.sourceforge.net Read the docs that came with the tarball. Stas Z 0.46 11/09/2002 Childsplay(6)

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