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.

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
Chaintanks_Linux.zip 54 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