Tank Trouble is an interesting tank battle game in which you have to destroy the opponent’s tank. It is a multiplayer game that allows three players to battle at the same time. Each player can customize his tank by changing its color but for this he has to first sign up an account. After making an account, the player can choose the color of his tank. To win the game, you have to destroy the opponent’s tank.
Each winning will be added to your scoreboard at the bottom of the screen. Each tank fires a ball which keeps moving randomly until it hits a tank. Your own fire ball can also destroy your tank so you have to fire at the opponent carefully.
To win the game, you have to follow two basic rules of fighting. First is defense and the second is attack. You can save your tank by hiding behind the walls of the maze and once you have survived from the attack then aim at the opponent’s tank and make a fire. The fire balls will keep moving in the maze until it will hit a tank or after sometime they will be automatically destroyed. In the maze you will also be awarded by some random weapons. You have to take your tank on them to collect these random weapons. These weapons will be helpful in destroying opponent’s tank.
Tank Trouble Features
Tank Trouble is an online game which offers limited but interesting features. It is a game which can be played in an office break or in lunchtime. Following are some of the features given in the game.
Multiplayer Game: Tank Trouble is a single player as well as multiplayer game which allow three players to play the game at the same time. Two players can play the game by using the keyboard while the third player has to use the mouse to control the tank. The player who will destroy the other two players first will win the game. Each game win will get you a score and the more games you will win, the more score you will get. A scoreboard will be given at the bottom of the screen.
Weapons: Initially, the tank is equipped with a single barrel that only fires a ball at the opponent but in the maze random weapons will be given. To collect these, you have to take your tank on them. These weapons normally shot a single fire so; you have to fire them very carefully. These random weapons can be Laser, Frag bomb, Death ray, RC missile, Gatling gun, Homing missile and Booby traps.
Types of Mazes: To make the game more interesting, different mazes are given. You can change the maze by clicking on the settings icon. Three maze settings will be displayed on the screen i.e. regular, our homemade and other people’s maze. So, choose the maze according to your style of playing.
Instructions on How to Play
Tank Trouble is an easy playing game which has literally no instructions. The only aim of the game is to destroy the opponent’s tank before it destroys yours. It is a maze running game in which you have to run, hide or follow the opponent. To destroy the opponent’s tank, you have to make a fire on them. The balls which you fire will keep on moving in the maze until it will hit the opponent’s tank or your tank. So, be careful when you fire at the opponent because it can hit you back by hitting in the wall. If, you see multiple balls in the maze then try to hide behind the walls because after making a certain number of hitting, the fire balls will be automatically destroyed.
Some powerful weapons will also be awarded you in the maze. These weapons will be displayed in the maze and you have to take them before the opponent do. These special weapons will help you in killing the opponent quickly. The never ending feature of the game makes it more interesting and joyful. You can decide your winnings of the game by the number of killings. Each killing of the opponent will award you one score and the scorecard can be seen at the bottom of the screen. The best strategy to win the game is by defending the tank first and then attack at the opponent’s tank.
The game is only made to deliver fun and joy to the player that is why its controls are very simple and easy. It is a multiplayer game which means that more than one player can play this game at a time. The tank in the game can easily be controlled by using a keyboard or the mouse. Each player has its own controls. Maximum three players can play the game at a time. Two players can control the tank with the help of keyboard while the third player has to use the mouse for playing.
First player controls: Player one can control his tank with the help of navigation keys on the keyboard. The upward direction key will move the tank in the forward direction, left key will move the tank to the left direction, right key will move the tank to the right direction and the downward key will move the tank in the backward direction. These are the only keys which will be used to control the movement of the tank. The most important thing for player one is to know about how to fire the tank. Alphabet “M” is the firing key for player one. The combination of navigation keys and the attacking key will help you in winning the match.
Second player controls: Just like player one, player two controls are also given on the keyboard. Player two can control his tank by using some alphabet keys. Alphabet “W” will be used to move the tank in the forward direction; alphabet “A” will be used to move the tank in the left direction, alphabet “S” will be used to move the tank in the backward direction and alphabet “D” will be used to move the tank in the right direction. Alphabet “Q” is the firing button for the player two’s tank.
Third player controls: The controls of the third player in the game are different. Third player has to use the mouse to control his tank. The tank will move in the same direction as the cursor moves on the screen and for firing, the player has to use the left click-button of the mouse.
All these controls are assigned as default. The player has to choose his position either he wants to be the first player, second or third at the beginning of the game. Once the game is started, the players have to use their controls as assigned to them.
The game play of the tank trouble is simple but interesting. The only challenge in the game is to destroy the opponent’s tank by firing balls on it. The fire balls keeps on moving in the maze until it hits a tank. In the same way, opponents also fire balls and you have to save your tank from those balls. The only way of survival in game is to hide behind the walls of the maze. The graphics of the game are satisfactory as it is launched as a flash game. Once the game is started, you will see the main screen providing you the option of selecting the number of players.
You can choose from three options which are single player game, two player games and three player games. After selecting the option, next screen will be displayed in which you will see a maze and tanks. One tank will be yours and the other will be opponents. So, aim at the opponent’s tank and fire at them. The game also has sound effects to make it more entertaining and joyful. There will be a different sound of gun fire and a different sound of tank blast. For the player’s convenience, all the tanks have different color and the player can also customize his tank according the way he likes.
Playability of the game is good as the players do not get bored of playing it. There is no limit of playing this game because this game never ends. You can keep on playing tank trouble as much as you have free time.
Levels/Stages in the Game
Tank Trouble is a game which is introduced with a number of levels and stages. You cannot count how many levels and stages this game has because the game only displays mazes. Each time you will start a game, a new maze will be displayed on the screen. These mazes will vary in their size and in their design. You cannot remember the pattern of the maze as each maze will be different from the other.
Characters in the Game
Tank Trouble is a multiplayer game which allows maximum three players to play it at a time. If, you are a single player and wants to play the game then you can choose the character named as Laika. Laika is the name of the opponent who will play the game on behalf of the computer.
Versions of the Game
With the popularity of the tank trouble, its newer versions are also introduced under the name of tank trouble 2 and tank trouble 3. The themes of the new versions are the same just like the older but they are slightly difficult but interesting. The goal in the new versions is the same which is of destroying opponent’s tank in a maze but with a limitation. In both the newer versions the tank can only fire a single shot until the fire ball disappears. This is a limitation in the game but this is only done to make the game more interesting. If, the player has shot his fire then he can load the tank with the other weapons given in the maze. These power-ups will help the player in destroying the opponent’s tank easily.