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What is Thunder&Lightning? Print
The Lightning, a small fighter craft

Thunder&Lightning is a futuristic action flight simulator and realtime strategy game that takes place in a large 3D environment. Jump into the pilot seat of your Lightning aircraft and fight against Thunder tanks in a fierce battle for control of the island!

Apart from flight simulators, Thunder&Lightning takes inspiration from (but is not a clone or remake of) the 80's classic Carrier Command. This means that you will find yourself in control of a futuristic carrier with aircraft and amphibious tanks at your disposal. In the long run, there will be multiple Islands to conquer, each with its own defense strategy.

Although Thunder&Lightning already supports missions, it aims to be an open-ended game with a dynamically developing world with scripted events on some occasions.

Thunder&Lightning is released under the GNU General Public License.

 
Why is it called Thunder&Lightning? Print

The aircraft are called Lightning and the tanks are called Thunder.

 
So why do I keep seeing the name "landscape"? Print

Landscape was the long-time working title for the game. I started coding in 1999 in order to experiment with landscape rendering algorithms. Hence the name. Before releasing, I made up the catchier name Thunder&Lightning.

Update: Apart from inside the source code, there shouldn't be any references left to "landscape" in recent versions.

 
An Open Source Futuristic Action Flight Simulator Game Inspired By Carrier Command
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