WORM(6) BSD Games Manual WORM(6)
worm -- Play the growing worm game
In worm, you are a little worm, your body is the "o"'s on the screen and
your head is the "@". You move with the hjkl keys and the arrow keys (as
in the game snake). If you don't press any keys, you continue in the
direction you last moved. The upper case HJKL keys move you as if you
had pressed several (9 for HL and 5 for JK) of the corresponding lower
case key (unless you run into a digit, then it stops).
On the screen you will see a digit, if your worm eats the digit is will
grow longer, the actual amount longer depends on which digit it was that
you ate. The object of the game is to see how long you can make the worm
The game ends when the worm runs into either the sides of the screen, or
itself. The current score (how much the worm has grown) is kept in the
upper right corner of the screen.
The optional argument, if present, is the initial length of the worm.
BSD May 31, 1993 BSD