atanks — obliterate each other with oversize weapons


atanks [options]


Atomic Tanks is a multi-player game in which you attempt to destroy other tanks while trying to protect your own. You earn money for destroying other tanks; with this money you can buy upgrades and better weapons for your tank.

This game is similar Scorched Earth or the Worms series of games.


-v, --verbose
display extra information while running
display a brief message showing which options can be used
run Atomic Tanks in full screen mode
run Atomic Tanks in a window (this is the default)
-d, --depth 16|32
set th the color depth to either 16 or 32 bits
-w, --width width
set the window width (default is 800)
--height height
set the window height (default is 600)


Atomic Tanks was written by Tom Hudson <>. This manual page was written by Graham Wilson <> for the Debian project, but may be used by others.