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 fake rolex 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
TnL in 2015

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