Tutorials and gameplay commentary videos can be viewed here!
Vietnam Glory Obscured is a total conversion for Command and Conquer Generals: Zero Hour that simulates warfare during the Vietnam War. The mod features unique gameplay elements such as village occupation and reputation, jungle combat and modular construction.
Two completely different factions, the United States of America and the North Vietnamese Army, are represented with realistic units from the time period and present very different gameplay styles and strategies. Infantry warfare is very important; vehicles and aircraft must be supported to be successful and all units have multiple direct counters.
Custom maps are designed to provide novel strategic choices while being aesthetically pleasing, with a variety of different styles, layouts and game modes. Custom designed jungle trees create realistic jungles that camouflage infantry for ambushes and provide bonuses to NVA infantry; they can catch and spread fire dynamically, as well as be poisoned by Agent Orange.
Game modes include Bombardment, with a capturable Battleship or Aircraft Carrier for the USA and total map vision for the NVA, and King of the Hill, where a player must hold the hill area for a given period of time to be victorious.
This style of gameplay has never before been seen in Command and Conquer Generals, and makes for a whole new experience.
We are now offering a full download that comes with an auto updater. Once the mod is installed, any small fixes or changes will be updated automatically whenever you start the mod launcher if you are connected to the internet.
The speed of the downloads for the auto updater will range in speed depending on how fast your connection is, how many people are currently updating, and your location. If you are having issues with the Auto Updater, please check out our common issues thread.
The updater allows this mod to be compatible with any other mods that use mod launchers, including Shockwave and Cold War Crisis.
Thanks to all of your votes, we made the Mod Database Top 100 in their Mod of the Year awards for 2011! We couldn't have done this without your support and belief in our project!
Now that we are in Top 100, we could sure use your support and votes for the final round of voting! Simply click HERE and press the GREEN VOTE button on the main page just below the summary, be sure to log in as member votes count more than a guest vote!
The Cerberus Release is the Vietnam Glory Obscured Original Soundtrack, a collection of music from the past 7 years!
VGO | OST includes 20 music tracks, including 2 never before heard songs by Effect29. There are also 2 bonus orchestral tracks not present in the game, one made by Effect29. Never before have these songs been released in an official capacity!
VGO|OST includes the following tracks:
Title Screen - The River
Title Credits - All or Nothing
Bonus - Be There
Bonus - I Wouldnt Know
NVA01 - The Calling
NVA02 - Along the Trails
NVA03 - Rumble in the Jungle
NVA04 - Breaking the Lines
NVA05 - The Tet Offensive
NVA06 - The Calm *bonus by Effect29*
NVA07 - Village by the Stream *bonus*
USA01 - Welcome to Vietnam
USA02 - Search and Destroy
USA03 - Weapons of War
USA04 - Acrimonious Engagement
USA05 - Commence
USA06 - War Time
USA07 - We Will Rise Again
USA08 - Hold the Lines
USA09 - Glory Obscured
If you haven't tried the Hydra Release yet, you can download it here. If you have an older version of Hydra, just open the mod launcher and it will automatically update to the latest version, Hydra 2.1.
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