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Current version of
Gem Hunters
20040529
   
Current versions of
pax files
Fairylands:
prebuild 20040529
source 20031221
Stars in the Night:
prebuild 20040529
source 20031221
the Temple:
prebuild 20040529
alternative titlescreen:
prebuild 20040529
source 20031221
jungle:
prebuild 20040529
source 20040529
   
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How to use the game - controls'n'stuff...
Hmmm... I really think that this one is quite self-explaining...
Nevertheless, there are some things one need to know. For example if you start the game with the -h argument, it will present you all possible options.

Now to the fun part - start the game!

The first thing you should see is the 'new game' option. You might also see some jumping arrows which indicate that you can push into these directions in order to get to the other options. Not everything works right now so these appear a bit darker. To move around without a joystick try hitting the arrow keys on your beloved keyboard! Here are the controls for the menu:

left player right player
keyaction keyaction
wmove up cursor upmove up
amove left cursor leftmove left
dmove right cursor rightmove right
smove down cursor downmove down
spacechoose returnchoose

These are the controls while playing:

left player right player
keyaction keyaction
wmove up cursor upmove up
amove left cursor leftmove left
dmove right cursor rightmove right
srotate satellite cursor downrotate satellite
spaceshoot gem returnshoot gem

Now that you know how to play you should also know that you can always go back with the escape key. Pressing it in the title-menu would quit the game. Quickly said:

ppauses the game
F1toggles between fullscreen and window-mode
F2toggles music on/off
F3toggles sound-effects on/off
F9toggles fps-display on/off
-- debug functions --
1dumps left playfield to a console
2dumps right playfield to a console
F10dumps the current framerate to the console
F11dumps the current files in cache to the console

That's it! Go play :)


Shots from release20031016


alternative titlescreen
this one was the former titlescreen... my beloved one likes this one more than the other... one can also see the new pax-selection-menu :)


fairylands
just thought, that this would be nice. those gems will be replaced by leaves or something...


jungle
updated this one for menu-selection-support. download it from here (slow)

older shots >>