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Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by ianpmarks » Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:18 pm

As any sane person is I'm a great fan of tanks.
Can any of you recommend me some tank based retro gaming joy. I have most emulators, so any system is an option. Obviously I know the games such as Combat or Battlezone, but are there any hidden gem retro tank games.

I did type 'retro tank games' into Google, but the results were inconclusive.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:30 pm

Robot Tank on VCS is a great Battlezone-clone (even beater)

Scorched Tanks on Amiga is fun

Probably the best tank game though is Command & Conquer, which allows for some great 'tank rush' victories.
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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by ianpmarks » Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:40 pm

Thanks for the suggestions.
Robot Tank looks superb will be playing that.
Scorched Tanks I've just checked out on youtube. Looks like Worms with tanks, but thats no bad thing... Will be downloading that also.

Command and Conquer I've played but can't get into, probably requires too much thinking for me.

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Post by RodimusPrime » Tue Sep 01, 2015 5:15 pm

Wild metal country - dreamcast
Iron tank - NES
Battletanx - N64, GB colr
Battletanx global assault - N64 , PS1
Vindicators - NES, Lynx,
Return Fire - PS1, 3DO
Guardian force - Saturn
Panzer front - PS1
Stellar 7 + sequels - various formats
Super battle tank - Snes
M1 abrams - Snes, megadrive
Tank Force + Tank Battalion - Arcade
assault - arcade game by namco
Fire power - amiga, atari st
grobda - arcade
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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Tue Sep 01, 2015 5:21 pm

Challenger Tank - Quickshot Supervision
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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Sep 01, 2015 5:59 pm

It's taken me ages and some googling to recall the titles for Shellshock and Assault Rigs on the PS1. Played the demos for both quite a bit, even though Shellshock's music and presentation style grates.
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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by adippm82 » Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:05 pm

Mass Destruction on the Saturn, great game that.
Battle Command by Ocean on the 8 and 16 bits
M1 Tank Platoon, Amiga, St and PC.
3D Tank Duel by Realtime Software on the Spectrum.

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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by DPrinny » Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:48 pm

Seaman

Wrong kind of tank?

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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by gunbladelad » Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:14 am

For PC you could try out the Armored Fist series. Being Novalogic titles they're easy enough to get into, but will likely take a while to master.
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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by theantmeister » Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:22 am

Battle City on the Famicom. Probably my favourite tank game of all time.

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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by Sephiroth81 » Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:39 am

adippm82 wrote:Mass Destruction on the Saturn, great game that.
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I second this. Really nice simple, but fun game to pick up and play. Also available on the Playstation.

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Re: Recommend me some tank games please.

Post by Gigifusc » Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:21 am

Someone mentioned it above but M1 Tank platoon by Microprose was one of my favourites. I think I played the Amiga version but the PC version might be better to play now as controls and graphics might be more accessible.http://youtu.be/xWsXk56ao4Q

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