Rampage across the wastes of nuclear apocalypse in not one tank, but a chain of up to six! Complete missions to earn scrap, upgrade your Chaintank, and defeat the MEGA CHAINTANK before it's too late!


  • W – Drive forward
  • AD – Steer left and right
  • Mouse – Aim
  • Left click – Fire

Alternate controls:

  • WASD – Move up/left/down/right – your tank will turn automatically
  • Mouse – Aim
  • Left click – Fire

Use the options menu to change between control schemes.

Extra information (all of this is included in the in game tutorial):

Upgrade your tank between missions to take on tougher missions.

  • Add extra tanks to your Chaintank for more guns, and for a small speed boost.
  • Upgrade tanks for more DPS, HP, and more speed if you upgrade the lead tank.
  • Change turrets for more damage by clicking on the tank icons on the left.
  • Buy tech upgrades to upgrade your damage, speed, and HP.

Selecting missions:

  • The yellow icon tells you how much scrap you'll get for completing the mission.
  • The clock tells you how much time the mission will take. You only have 24 (in game) hours, make the best use of them that you can!
  • Threat is randomly generated by most missions. Each mission generates threat within a certain range. The 'BEST' and 'WORST' bars will tell you the best and worst possible outcomes, with a green bar removing threat, and a red bar adding to it.
  • If you fill up your threat bar, you will be forced into a tough mission with only a small scrap reward, be careful when choosing a risky mission!
  • The difficulty indicates how tough the tanks and towers will be inside the mission.
  • Once you run out of time, you have to fight the final boss!

This game was created as a hugely extended version of my Ludum Dare 34 entry by the same name.

Published Apr 09, 2017
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, HTML5
Release date Apr 09, 2017
AuthorProject X593
Made withUnity
Tags2D, Destruction, Tanks, Top-Down, Top down shooter, Twin Stick Shooter
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
LinksBlog, Twitter


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Chaintanks_Windows.zip 50 MB
Chaintanks.app.zip 53 MB
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Chaintanks is awesome!


cool game concept, however it was slightly difficult to steer as my perception of the tanks were slightly off when moving. I can see this becoming popular with the right marketing