GNU ACM is a distributed aerial combat simulator that runs on the X
Windows System. Players can engage in simultaneous air combat from different
computers. Players fly jet aircraft (something close to either an
F-16C Falcon or a MiG-29 Fulcrum) equipped with radar, heat seeking missiles and cannon.
GNU ACM is a slighty modified version of the original ACM made by
Riley Rainey at WebSimulations.
can be found on the main GNU ftp server:
(via HTTP) and
(via FTP). It can also be found
on the GNU mirrors;
a mirror if possible.
is available online, as
is documentation for most GNU software. You may
also find more information about ACM by running
has two mailing lists:
The main discussion list is
and is used to discuss most aspects of ACM, including development and
enhancement requests, as well as bug reports.
There is a separate list for general user help and discussion,
Announcements about ACM and most other GNU software are made on
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Or you can use the mailing list web
and GNU in general, is a volunteer effort, and you can contribute. For
information, please read How to help GNU. If you'd
like to get involved, it's a good idea to join the discussion mailing
list (see above).
For development sources, bug and patch trackers, and other
information, please see the
ACM is currently being maintained by Sergio Lopez.
Please use the mailing lists for contact.
ACM is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version.