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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.

The Auto Updater

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.

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Mod of the Year 2011 - Top 100

Mod of the Year Awards

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!

Be sure to VOTE!

To repay your dedication and loyalty we have put together something for our fans...
The Cerberus Release!

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:

Effect29 Songs
Title Screen - The River
Title Credits - All or Nothing
Bonus - Be There
Bonus - I Wouldnt Know

NVA Tracks
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*

USA Tracks
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.

Also be sure to check out the Tutorials on how to play our mod and Battle Commentary of our developers playing the different factions so you can see their tactics!

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Vietnam Glory Obscured - We Need Your Vote!

Vietnam Glory Obscured - We Need Your Vote!

3 years ago News 2 comments Report

Seven years and we now have a full release with 2 factions, but now we need your vote for the annual Mod Database "Mod of the Year" awards! Go to your...

Vietnam Glory Obscured - Hydra v2.1 Patch

Vietnam Glory Obscured - Hydra v2.1 Patch

4 years ago News 13 comments Report

The first official patch for Hydra is now released! We've fixed some Bugs that people found, as well as some Balance Changes due to people exploiting...

VGO Tournament and New FX

VGO Tournament and New FX

4 years ago News 3 comments Report

Sign up to the VGO tournament no later than Saturday! Plus, some details on the upcoming 2.1 patch!

Cutting the Head off the Gorgon

Cutting the Head off the Gorgon

4 years ago News 6 comments Report

The Fate of the Medusa Release, and Sign up for the VGO Tournament!

Vietnam Glory Obscured is a total conversion for Command and Conquer Generals: Zero Hour that simulates jungle warfare during the Vietnam War with unique gameplay elements such as village occupation and reputation, jungle combat and modular construction...
VGO | Original Soundtrack

VGO | Original Soundtrack

3 years ago Music 13 comments

20 music tracks including 2 never before heard songs by Effect29 and 2 bonus tracks!

Vietnam | Glory Obscured v2.0 - The Hydra Release

Vietnam | Glory Obscured v2.0 - The Hydra Release

4 years ago Full Version 64 comments

Full download of VGO v2.0 - The Hydra Release with auto-updater for future versions. Contains both the USA and NVA factions.

Elandslaagte - V|GO

Elandslaagte - V|GO

6 years ago Multiplayer Map 4 comments

This is the .map and .tga file for Elandslaagte. Originally intended for my Boer War mod, as the map is rightfully mine and it seems hopes of the Boer...

Pegasus 1.1 Mac Version

Pegasus 1.1 Mac Version

7 years ago Full Version 6 comments

This is the the full Pegasus 1.1 release, compiled by SuperKev.

Vietnam Glory Obscured Teaser Trailer

8 years ago Movies 1 comment

The VGO teaser trailer released 25/12/06.

Post comment Comments  (20 - 30 of 1,363)
Blittzz Feb 18 2014 says:

It's the great mod with such big and interesting changes. On par with Cold War Crisis. Good job!
By the way, Pegasus 1.1 version have the same gameplay and units like latest PC one?

+1 vote     reply to comment
ScreamingCricket Creator
ScreamingCricket Feb 28 2014 replied:

Pegasus 1.1 was the USA faction only. The Hydra release includes the NVA faction as well as some balancing to the USA side. We also adjusted the AI to make it a bit easier play.

But yes, the overall gameplay remains basically the same.

+2 votes   reply to comment
Bi0C0re Jan 28 2014 says:

I cant play this mod. Whenever I try to start it it says: Missing required file"ssleay32.dll". Can anybody please help I really want to try this mod.

+1 vote     reply to comment
ScreamingCricket Creator
ScreamingCricket Jan 30 2014 replied:

There are a few possibilities, first of all, make sure you have no other Mods installed, make sure you've installed the mod to the correct directory, make sure you have the latest ZH patch installed (1.04), make sure you have the latest version of Microsofts .NET.

If your still missing the file, it's possible it's been corrupted or deleted, just reinstall ZH and then install the VGO mod.

Once you've checked all that and you're still having problems, go through our list of common issues on our forums and see if any of that helps you out.

+2 votes   reply to comment
KaitoKidzz Jan 2 2014 says:

best mod ever

+3 votes     reply to comment
ScreamingCricket Creator
ScreamingCricket Jan 20 2014 replied:

Thanks for the kind words! Tell your friends about the mod!

+2 votes   reply to comment
ZeroBits Dec 20 2013 says:

just for clarification: it's not dead, it's done. at least, that's what I think.

+5 votes     reply to comment
ScreamingCricket Creator
ScreamingCricket Jan 20 2014 replied:

Yeah, we're calling it done. Unfortunately, the mod wasn't popular enough to warrant work on the sub factions we had planned. At least after 8 years of work we were able to release a total conversion with 2 full factions, most mods can't say that ;)

+3 votes   reply to comment
cdsmalang Oct 25 2013 says:

My Pc tell I need to net framework v4.0.30319 to run the hydra v2.0

+1 vote     reply to comment
Ranger_Logan Dec 15 2013 replied:

It is vital, not for this mod alone, to have your PC/laptop up to date with all critical software. But in gaming this is actually a requirement.

+1 vote     reply to comment
ScreamingCricket Creator
ScreamingCricket Nov 27 2013 replied:

You need to download the latest version of .NET framework from microsoft. You can do that here Microsoft.com

+2 votes   reply to comment
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Jungles, blood, sweat, heat - Vietnam! The war that brings you back for more!

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