Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel (Windows)

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Move cargo from place to place. Collect money to buy or improve your 18 wheeler. You can also manage your business by winning recurring contracts and by hiring drivers to haul loads for you.

There are 3 game areas, each has Interstate highways, back road highways, by passes around and through the cities and of course city streets.

This game is about the business of trucking.


Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel Windows Approaching the Golden Gate Bridge...or a reasonable facsimile.
Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel Windows A map of the West Coast (Polish version)
Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel Windows Those cliffs look like they'd be a long drop!
Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel Windows You can look back to see if everything's ok with your load.

Alternate Titles

  • "Hard Truck: Rekkamehed" -- Estonian title
  • "Hard Truck: 18 стальных колес" -- Russian title

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This is damn good fun! SifouNaS (1317) 2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars

Critic Reviews

CanadianGamer Oct 05, 2002 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Sep 11, 2002 7.2 out of 10 72


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This is the first title in the Hard Truck series not to be developed by SoftLab-Nsk. ValuSoft licensed the name Hard Truck for a Wheels of Steel series, and this game has an entirely new codebase.


You can put your custom music into "...\game\usr\music\jukebox" folder. file format can be in standard uncompressed Windows ".WAV" format or in compressed Ogg Vorbis ".OGG" format. Custom music will be playing in the jukebox ("J" key by default).

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tarmo888 (5299) added Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel (Windows) on Jan 25, 2003