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Posted 2003-03-14 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
A Tractor (PC)

Publisher: The Island Network
Developer: The Island Network
Price: $Free
Availability: Download



"A Tractor" is, if you believe the Web site, "the future of tractor-related internet gaming."

Free to play, and very, very strange, A Tractor puts players on islands that other players control and/or create. The rest is really hard to figure out. It seems that one's purpose in the game varies with which island you're on, as the owner of the island has configured such settings as "...how you gain points to the speeds of the vehicles to what happens when you die. Some islands are about earning money and building businesses, some are about fighting, some are combinations of these and other features." Judging by what I managed to glean from their arcane Web site, a big part of A Tractor is vehicular combat... but there is also "Crowfighting." Nothing about the game makes sense to a newcomer, but for a 3.4MB download, I'm willing to try it out.

More detail can be found in the extensive New Player Guides, and since a picture is worth a thousand words, here are some screenshots from an upcoming upgrade to A Tractor:

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Comment posted by Tony Walsh
March 14, 2003 @ 6:06 pm
     
 
Thanks to Titus for the tip-off about A Tractor!
 
     
 
     
   
 
Comment posted by Titus
March 16, 2003 @ 1:51 pm
     
 
My favorite part is that, according to Screenshot 4, there are cruise missile toting tractors in this thing.

Clearly, this could be the best game ever.
 
     
 
     
   
 
 
     
 
     
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