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How To Play

The Basics

To Move: 
Click on an open section of ground and your tank will attempt to drive there.

Click and hold the mouse button over a fuel can to pick it up. You can also deposit fuel by clicking and holding over an empty space.

Click and hold on an equipment to add it to your inventory. Equipment is helpful in battle.

Click and hold on an obstacle to pick it up. You can drag an obstacle behind your tank. Click and hold on an empty space to drop it. (Hint: If you collect a lot of obstacles you can build a base.)

Your tank can travel over water using a ferry. There are two ways to get on a ferry: if it is next to land, you can click on it and your tank will then board. You can also teleport to a ferry by using the map.

Tank Statistics: 
Place your mouse over any tank and their name, rank, number, and awards are shown in the information area on the right of the screen.

You can attack an enemy tank by simply clicking on it.

You can only safely drive over mines of your own color. Click on enemy mines to destroy them.

Tank Controls

Click the map button to bring up an overview of the field. You can move the view around using the scope arrows. Click anywhere on the map to teleport there.

Use the mine button to plant mines around your tank. Mines block the path of enemy tanks. Be careful, enemy mines are invisible until you or an ally has detected them with radar!

The radar button allows you to scan a portion of the screen. This will reveal hidden objects such as fuel, equipment, and enemy mines.

The equipment panel lets you control how you use your tank's precious equipment. Hover the mouse over the equipment icons to see how much inventory you have gathered. Click on an icon to enable or disable use of that type of equipment in battle.

Use the scope arrows to adjust the screen view without moving your tank. Press the scope button in the middle to center the view around your tank. The scope controls can also be used when the map screen is open.

Fuel is the most important resource in the game. Your tank's fuel is used up when you move, shoot, teleport, lay mines, or get hit by an opponent. If your fuel runs empty your tank will be deactivated and demoted a rank!

All tanks begin at Recruit and advance towards the highest rank, General. Click on the experience bar for information on how to advance to the next rank. Higher ranks carry more fuel and equipment.

Scroll through the message list and click on a command to send it to other players on the field.



 Using dual shots, your tank can fire two shots at once, causing twice the damage of a regular shot. When shooting an enemy that has armor shields on, dual shots result in the loss of two armors at a time.

 Missile shots are useful for shooting over mountains, obstacles, or other tanks that are in the way of your opponent.

 Homing shots will follow a target if it happens to move while you are shooting. These are useful for chasing an opponent.

 Armor shields protect your tank from enemy fire and conserve fuel. Every time your tank is shot, an armor shield will be used up instead of fuel. If your tank is hit by a dual shot, one armor shield will block one of the dual shots but NOT both of them. Use armor shields when you're low on fuel to avoid being deactivated.

 Extra radars will scan the entire screen instead of just a portion of it. Use these to uncover lots of fuel or equipment at once.


Your tank is decorated with awards for reaching achievements in the game.

NamesAwardsHow to Get Them
Achieve the rank of major/colonel/general.
Deactivate 100/200/500 tanks.
Be deactivated 20/50/100 times.
Spend 100/200/500 hours on the field.
Place 3rd/2nd/1st in a tournament.
Defender of Truth Report bugs, cheaters, or other flaws with the game. Only the best submissions are chosen for this award.
Lightbulb Submit a great idea to improve the game or website. Only the best submissions are chosen for this award.
Purple Heart Submit graphical content related to the game or our contests. Only the best submissions are chosen for this award.
War Correspondent Prove your journalistic excellence in the form of articles or reviews. Only the best submissions are chosen for this award.

For more information about the last four awards, check the special awards page.


Press 'H' in the game to list the default hotkeys.

Space Shoot
S Radar
D Plant mines
F Open map
Q Quit field
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Enable/disable equipment types
I Display equipment inventory
L Enable/disable game sounds
+/- Increase/decrease game volume
C Display tank statistics
? List active players
E Locate nearest enemy
X List active forces
T List top ten
R, P, B, O List top ten by troop
A Enable/disable autoscroll
Z Enable/disable in-game chat messages
M Show/hide tips
N Show next tip
H List hotkeys
F6 Ping server

You can customize your hotkeys in your game settings.

You are now ready to join the field. Select one of the four troops and play with honor! If you have further questions, try asking other players on the bulletin board. Good luck!