This story takes place in a place vaguely reminiscent of modern-day Japan. In the twenty years since the first Human Tank was developed, the war raging between the Empire of Japon and the Kingdom of Japon has turned into a proxy war fought between Human Tanks on both sides.
The Empire of Japon once ruled the entire land of Japon. Now diminished and cornered, the Empire prepares to make its last stand as the tanks of the Kingdom of Japon draw close to its capital. Shoutaro Daihon’ei, Lieutenant of the Imperial Army moves out to the battlefield, followed closely by the loyal Human Tanks in his company.

Features:
-    Fast-paced strategic battles in over 30 maps
-    Use resources earned from battles to develop new tanks
-    Customize your tanks with various modules to deadly effect
-    Multiple endings based on your performance
-    Replay the story keeping your previously earned units and resources
-    Free battle mode to practice and gather extra supplies
-    English localization features two all-new bonus maps, hand-drawn battle backgrounds and an improved user interface

War of the Human Tanks is supported for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 operating systems.

For more details visit our homepage at Fruitbatfactory.com

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Finally we have War of the Human Tanks from Fruitbat Factory. In this story driven strategy game that pits the group of Human Tanks commanded by the player against the opposing Commanding Officers and their forces. We've got it on Windows from Desura. It's also on Steam Greenlight now and we've got the soundtrack.

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quillsaga
quillsaga Dec 24 2012, 1:21pm says:

I'm definitely voting for this game in Greenlight, can't wait for it to get on Steam ;D Thanks for such a cool game!

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Toryu-Mau
Toryu-Mau Dec 20 2012, 6:08pm says:

It's Great to see a Doujin game make it to the western shore, especially with excellent localization such as this (though soon I would be trilingual and be able to play in the original language, which is indeed the best after all, but not everyone is like that, I suppose.) proper localization is very important to the western fan base, especially when it comes translation of the Humorous texts.(and I say Text, as in subtitle. the audio/voiceover is always better to be kept in original language.) It's good to see there are Circles that pay attention to this.

Oh, and I sure did Up-vote on Steam, so pass me a Cookie won't you? ^ - ^

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echoMateria
echoMateria Dec 20 2012, 11:46pm replied:

Thank you for your support! We need all the help we can get if we are to survive the Battle of Greenlight!

Everyone, please go to Steamcommunity.com and give 'War of the Human Tanks' a YES!

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Lime_God
Lime_God Dec 16 2012, 11:16pm says:

Seems neat so far. I'm not that far in it, and I actually thought this was another game I played quite some time ago that was sort of similar. I'm kind of glad it's not- that was more an advance wars clone with cute anime characters, and this seems more original.

Also, props for the super ridiculous song intro. I was pretty amused. :D

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Splitmek
Splitmek Dec 12 2012, 3:32am replied:

I don't mean to be rude but "old school" is just code for "bad design." I don't mean that the game is bad, but it really could have been designed to play better.
Either way, the story just isn't my thing. I don't think it's worth it to me to play.
I do however enjoy the soundtrack.

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echoMateria
echoMateria Dec 15 2012, 8:08am replied:

The combat is a mix of chess and battleship. You lose if you lose your commander (king), each unit (piece) moves and attacks differently and there is a constant fog of war involving firing blind salvos and hoping to hit all squares of bigger units (battleship).

The story segments are of usual length for Japanese games, even shorter than the usual for the other games that use the same VN style.

All in all I don't believe "I don't mean that the game is bad, but it really could have been designed to play better." deserves the 1 rating that you gave. A 1 would be absolutely unplayable, downright broken piece of software that you'd hardly call a game.

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Splitmek
Splitmek Dec 15 2012, 8:27am replied:

I gave the game a second chance and got through the first battle and it wasn't as bad as I originally thought, but still, it really isn't my kind of game, mostly because of the VN style. I personally like VNs, but I either want to read a VN or play a game, not both, so the VN style of this game was really intrusive because I just wanted to play it.

Also, I tend to rate games either 1 or 10 as a "bad or good" rating. My rating isn't meant to be so harsh as you make it out.

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echoMateria
echoMateria Dec 15 2012, 1:38pm replied:

Sadly this isn't a thumbs up, thumbs down rating system, that's why it has 10 levels instead of 2. Your 1 dropped the average rating of the game from 9.3 to 8.7.

The day after the release we got a troll vote of 1 from a guy who voted a series of games 1, including Portal 2. And now yours, a few more of these and we'll be the lowest rated game on Desura even with all the praises the game is getting.

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Splitmek
Splitmek Dec 15 2012, 10:36pm replied:

You're being pretty silly. Your game has more than a few baseless perfect 10's. My vote is really just leveling out the score, and it's just silly to think this game would get the lowest score on Desura because of some "trolls."
Just like some people will blindly love your game, some people will hate it for no reason. Not trying to be rude here, but get used to it.

However, i'll consider (re)writing out a fair review based on my feelings about the game soon, instead of just giving it a score of 1, in the interest of fairness, as I understand where you're coming from.

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graspee
graspee Dec 12 2012, 10:19am replied:

Maybe you think in this case that "old school" just means "bad design" but it certainly isn't universally true.

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