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Game Zone: Cannon Brawl

by daiashi

About The Game


Get ready to play the next evolution of the artillery genre! Cannon Brawl is an exciting mix of real time strategy and artillery gameplay. Command your airship to capture gold mines and build everything from cannons to lasers. Drop attack buildings from your airship, then pop into them to take skill shots at your opponent in real time.


Cannon Brawl was originally a tiny prototype which would become Cannon Brawl. Pete Angstadt entered it into the first Activision Independent Games Competition, fedexing the entry overnight just a few days before the deadline. Months and months later the results were announced and it took first place! Former Maxis partners in crime, Pete and Theresa quit their jobs to work full time on Cannon Brawl. They've been jamming on this game since July 2011 to make Cannon Brawl what it is today!


  1. Completely destructible terrain and many ways to destroy it
  2. Full campaign mode with 20 missions, 10 puzzle levels, nightmare mode
  3. 1 v 1 Local multiplayer
  4. Online Multiplayer
  5. 10+ Unlockable airships, each with their own unique perk
  6. 7 Multiplayer maps
  7. Choose from 15+ different weapons and defenses
  8. 10+ Unlockable airships, each with their own unique perk
  9. Keyboard and Gamepad support

This game is like the free online game Tanks but with all the bells and whistles - very enjoyable, to say the least. It kept me entertained, and that's saying something.

System requirements:

Fully updated PCLinuxOS and Steam

Hardware: >

            OS: PCLinuxOS

            Processor: Any with 2 or more cores

            Memory: 2 GB RAM

            Graphics: Any with at least 256 mb

            Hard Drive: 1 GB available space

About The Company

Turtle Sandbox is based in San Francisco, California, USA. The team consists of:

Peter Angstadt
Design, Programming & Art

Design, Programming & Art

Some Gameplay Screenshots

Getting It To Run

Install Steam (if you don't have it installed already), then start it. You will need to create a new account, if you do not already have one. Once you have Steam up and running, go to the store tab. Click on the Linux tab if you wish and search for the game. Click on and download the demo. If you have updated your system, including graphics drivers, you should be good to go.

Be aware that this download is close to 600 MB in size.

Cannon Brawl

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