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Desert Thunder

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Desert Thunder is an arcade-style action tank game for the PC. Ripped from today’s headlines, the storyline immerses players into the heat of a desert-based military conflict. Players will tear through desert, urban and industrial settings in their experimental battle engine, the Abrams M1A6 Advanced tank that’s loaded with awe-inspiring devastating weapons and armored to near indestructibility. You are the commander of a top secret M1A6 experimental tank division in the Armor Task Force. Your mission was to lead the northern front of Operation Desert Thunder, a secret military operation to overthrow a terrorist faction that has taken control of a peaceful Middle Eastern country. Your mission has been compromised, your small battalion devastated. Left with no alternative, you must complete your mission to reach the capital city and rendezvous with allied forces.
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Brainbox Games
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Kiss, Funbox Media
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Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
  • Processor: Pentium III/750 MHz
  • Memory: 128 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 32 MB DirectX 8 compatible video accelerator
  • OS: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
  • Processor: PIII/1.4 GHz
  • Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 64 MB DirectX 8 compatible video accelerator
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Desert Thunder reviews and comments

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Microsoft from French
We're bored! It's not because the game is arcade that it excuses everything. The missions and decorations are super repetitive and always the same. The AI is rotten (the soldiers are powerful and the enemy tanks do nothing). The loading time between two shots is not respected: the tanks and spear rockets shoot like machine guns. Save your time, go your way.
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Microsoft from Russian
Product received for free May be in 2003 this game and was good, but now... I go to the menu, the feeling that the mouse is cast-iron, all move, move and do not get to the settings button will not get:D That slips, then brakes the cursor. The Music remains the same, and the resolution can be set to a maximum of 1280x720... Well, unless the ardent fans of this game can advise. The Rest let them continue in WoT play)))
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Microsoft from Russian
Game such ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ O, never buy this type of game, a ridiculous waste of money!!! Even if it would cost 100% cheaper never take the game, the game sucks, on some of the levels there is a bug and you just do not go through! (bug game) minuses pile! And It is not necessary to speak about the count and TD there! Engine too! "Chiterskoe Management" (can be cunning to kill all without spending a single KP) Never take the game!
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Microsoft from French
No really the enemies the inteligence of an oyster and in core the I insult the oysters NN but indeed if you want to kill a tank enemies it suffis just to get derrrier him but PTN they on tanks with turret that rotates at 360 ° so logically they can get into t still t touch down not in this ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ I ♥ BR > a Yes without speaking desn command just imonde the mouse lag abominable realmment to turn the turret must use the mouse but when you move your mouse to just turn your cannon the game react just 30 sec After you have to stop the
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Microsoft from Deutsch
The Game came out almost simultaneously with Gun Metal In 2003. Both are from the same Developer, and are similarly constructed ... But while Gun Metal is really a lot of Fun, I just wonder how Desert Thunder could fail like that. + secret hot dog carriages-no zoom target telescope (-Tower cannot be rotated 360 °, only half to The side)-monotonous, bulky Gameplay-Palm Trees and Stones explode at the Slightest touch, but Mines are already triggered by Passing At 20 cm Distance. Maneuvering through the Minefields is impossible. -bulky Control-It constantly goes out on that to turn off The enemies while Driving (no Fun thanks to stupid Controls) At every Stop you get caught by the Opponent. In time, defeating the Opponent is no longer fun and I just try to drive past them quickly to get around the next Corner because fighting is not Fun. Camping Out everything is no Fun without a Target Telescope. For me, the biggest Minus points are the Control and the missing Target Telescope. A Tank game is no Fun Like that. Even for 2003, I don't find it good
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