Toonks is a game of simple mechanics, yet funny to play, where each player controls a tank and tries to destroy their opponents by gunfire.

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The game has new features to increase its depth and make it even more exciting!

Posted by dookie-boy on May 4th, 2013

Today we were working on a new, fundamental HUD element: the radar.

Not only it gives you an aerial view of the battlefield, but it will also show your enemies if they don't stay cool. Literally:
The bar you can see on the lower-left is what we call the heat-bar, it shows the overall temperature of the tank, which augments when you move, turn or force your tank to speed up. The more heat you accumulate, the more visible you'll be on your enemies' radar.

Toonks Screenshots

Another important factor is the weather.
Under normal conditions, you'll notice dust clouds as your tank moves. This can be a problem if you're escaping or trying to go unnoticed by the enemy.
If it rains, however, there will be no dust and your tank's heat will increase more slowly.

Toonks Screenshots

But wait, there's more!
We added a little customization feature: you can change the color of your tank (after selecting the model, that is). 

This one here failed the camouflage exam: 

Toonks Screenshots

That's all for now.

Stay tooned for more updates!

Toonks Screenshots

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PetertheHe
PetertheHe May 5 2013, 2:24am says:

It would look better as a "thermo imager" thing, with red as hot, green as normal and blue as cold...

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Falconet
Falconet May 5 2013, 5:28am replied:

Agreed.

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dookie-boy
dookie-boy May 5 2013, 11:06am replied:

Indeed, it would be more realistic, but the map would be harder to see, and also a big blue thing on the corner of the screen can be very distractive.

Anyway, we're taking note. Maybe we could even add the option to change between two minimap modes: infrared and... green GPS.

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