Desert Thunder (Windows)

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Desert Thunder is a arcade style third person tank combat game. The eight mission campaign places you in the top secret M1A6 experimental tank with eight different types of ammunition at your disposal. You are the only surviving member of your tank division charged with saving a fictional middle eastern country under attack from rebels looking to exploit the oil riches. There are no complicated controls to learn here - start the game, and start blowing stuff up right away.


Desert Thunder Windows Mission briefing
Desert Thunder Windows Trying out the machine gun.
Desert Thunder Windows Clear the bridge!
Desert Thunder Windows Ready to play.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Гром в пустыне" -- Russian title
  • "Desert Thunder: Intense Action. Total Destruction." -- Tag-lined title
  • "Desert Thunder: Action Intense. Destruction Totale" -- French tag-lined title

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7Wolf Magazine Dec 07, 2003 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Dec 05, 2003 5.2 out of 10 52
Meristation Oct 08, 2004 4.5 out of 10 45 Jul 02, 2004 7 out of 20 35


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nccs (259) added Desert Thunder (Windows) on Oct 23, 2005