The first 3D PC game ever! Hovertank 3D debuted the amazing technology that was used to usher in the First Person Shooter genre with Wonfenstein 3D. You are mercenary Brick Sledge, and you've been hired by an unknown organization to rescue people from cities targeted for limited nuclear strikes. With an energy cannon as your main weapon, you must race against the clock, blasting away at nuclear mutants, armored patrols and other terrors bent on your destruction. Innocent lives depend on you and your Hovertank. Get in, get `em, and get out, before you get nuked!

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0 comments by winwolf3d on Jun 5th, 2014

The source code can be obtained at

From the repository:

"This repository contains the source code for Hovertank 3-D. The source code is designed for Borland C++ 2.0, but compiled fine with Borland C++ 3.1 at the time of this release. It is released under the GNU GPLv2. Please see COPYING for license details. This release does not affect the game data files. You will need to legally acquire the game data in order to use the exe built from this source code. "

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unknow5763 Jun 14 2010, 3:22pm says:

no terminator was 1990
download it here

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nopushbutton Jul 20 2008, 1:21am says:

Bah, I can't find my copy of this.

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DaveW Nov 13 2007, 12:02pm says:

Firstly, it wasn't the first '3d game'. That was Battlezone. Secondly, it's not 3d, it's 2.5d.

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Calmon Dec 30 2007, 6:33pm replied:

DaveW this is a 3D game, it uses many 2D textures and renders them into a 3D Surrounding. PS. This WAS the 1st 3d game, or atleast the first game with 3D parts!

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Shadow-Marine Apr 18 2009, 4:35am replied:

sorry i have to agree with Calmon
none the less it is 3D just has no textures

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bluseychris Jul 29 2007, 1:34pm says:

I still have this somewhere. Thank god for dosbox.

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Darkcraft Jul 29 2007, 5:46am says:

Wow I can't believe I haven't heard of this game before, it looks totally hardcore.

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Hovertank 3D
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Released Mar 31, 1991
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