World in War: Vietnam is an ambitious mod project that brings the Vietnam War to Men of War. You will follow the stories of 6 American infantrymen, from State-side bootcamp to the horrors of jungle warfare during the Tet Offensive.

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Gonztah
Gonztah Apr 17 2012, 9:01am says:

The only times I use mines are when I'm defending (Single or Multi) other than that I find them pretty useless and time consuming.

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Ospreyz
Ospreyz Apr 17 2012, 9:04am replied:

C'mon man, there's claymores and all other fancy stuff!

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Baryonyx
Baryonyx Apr 17 2012, 4:52pm replied:

Attacking with a mine is known as suicide. They are intended for defence. They are great at protecting areas like flanks. I love making the enemy fear them. Mines are great because you don't need many to make the foe think twice about a charge and its sometimes good to let them know you laid some.

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DUBONTIME™
DUBONTIME™ Apr 18 2012, 5:34pm replied:

I use them for infantry only mostly or just at mines forr tanks

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Stylo
Stylo Apr 17 2012, 9:09am says:

Looks sexy guys! Great job ;)

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Stylo
Stylo Apr 17 2012, 10:00am replied:

And yes i use mines but not that mouch in the original mow..
But with these mines i could have so mouch more fun! ;P

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Chompster
Chompster Apr 17 2012, 9:16am says:

i don't really ever use mines. have the agree with Gonzath.

stuff looks amazing though, nice work :)

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joeman2nd12
joeman2nd12 Apr 17 2012, 10:06am says:

This is awesome I can't wait to use them in battle!

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joeman2nd12
joeman2nd12 Apr 17 2012, 10:08am replied:

and i use mines in multiplayer alot not single player much though

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DNS-Freak
DNS-Freak Apr 17 2012, 10:15am says:

Minecraft x)

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HrcAk47
HrcAk47 Apr 17 2012, 10:21am says:

However, provided that you have enough time in SP to coordinate defense and plant mines, would you take the time to do it? Or would you rather spend time in simply distributing the units in defense?

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Baryonyx
Baryonyx Apr 17 2012, 4:55pm replied:

I love mines aslong as its not "lay down millions". That defeats any tactical skill. Best when it's open to options and part of the tactical mix. Maybe laying single traps in key areas might be good?

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Siaxis
Siaxis Apr 17 2012, 10:26am says:

Claymore, M15, Several F1 Boobytraps, TM37 Anti Tank Mine?, TMD-B Anti Tank mine, Flare Boobytrap, "Bouncing Betty", PMN Anti Personel and uhm... A Russian PMK Mine?...

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HrcAk47
HrcAk47 Apr 17 2012, 11:03am replied:

Very close! Good job ;)

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morder553
morder553 Apr 17 2012, 10:45am says: Online

i use mines all the time they can help when you got infantry and the enemy have tanks =P

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lukeisonfirex
lukeisonfirex Apr 17 2012, 10:55am says: Online

every time you guys update a little of my faith in the human race is restored.

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HrcAk47
HrcAk47 Apr 17 2012, 11:02am replied:

Thanks. On that matter, we as a team strongly oppose the use of mines in real life.

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lukeisonfirex
lukeisonfirex Apr 17 2012, 11:04am replied: Online

oh god, thats not what I meant at all!

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Baryonyx
Baryonyx Apr 17 2012, 4:58pm replied:

Glad about that. Also when I say I love mines (above), I mean that in a game use sense. Just so everyone knows.. :-S

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Siaxis
Siaxis Apr 17 2012, 5:33pm replied:

Amén

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Parker:
Parker: Apr 17 2012, 11:50am says:

Wonderful ! But just a question, how does the wiremine work in men of war ? How do we place them ?

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Axl_Da_Crazy
Axl_Da_Crazy Apr 17 2012, 2:48pm says:

I see what you did there ;)

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Giuseppe
Giuseppe Apr 17 2012, 5:10pm says:

why did i came here hoping to see blocks?

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scrag
scrag Apr 17 2012, 6:24pm says:

I use mines often in single player in case I have to defend an area for a few minutes and I am given time to set up with mines available. In multiplayer I really only use them on the frontlines game mode, but I use them more in AS than in vanilla because the mine layers come equiped with barbedwire/hedgehogs which makes them more useful to me.

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CarpeDiem
CarpeDiem Apr 18 2012, 11:49pm says:

I use them when i attack. I send engineers on the enemys flank or rear in an area of interest then press with tanks from the opposite more often then not they'll fall back to a nearby defendible point where ive layed tons of mines the gloryious thing is the opposing player is too busy on the front he doesn't notice half his dudes are missing till afterwards. Only downside is sometimes the ******* arent smart and stand in the middle of a ******* field somewhere.

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mathiask1
mathiask1 Apr 19 2012, 5:35am says:

*Earned achivement: AMBUSH!*

Nice work guys!

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vortexg
vortexg Apr 19 2012, 3:33pm says:

Equip some as default on mission infantry (i.e. some claymores in a squad). Sending dedicated troops up or troops back to fetch mines is a pain, but if squads carry a few claymores as default, people might well start using them a bit more. Same applies to the NVA/Vietcong with their grenade traps and Soviet AP mines.

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cwjian90
cwjian90 Apr 25 2012, 11:25am says:

Will you also include the Soviet MON-100 directional mine? It was used by the NVA to clear barbed wire as well as as a Claymore-equivalent.

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Gepanzert-Faust
Gepanzert-Faust Nov 24 2012, 11:04am says:

Does the new Claymore function anything like its real-life counterpart?

In MOW:V it was simply a ****** re-textured AP mine piece of crap...

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HrcAk47
HrcAk47 Dec 4 2012, 6:12pm replied:

Yes it does work properly. Bouncing Betties also launch into the air and then explode! :)

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Sooo... Yeah. That cookie for the person that can name all the mines here?

We do have a question. Do you use the mines in singleplayer/coop/multiplayer? At all? And if so, are you satisfied with their effect? Got any idea for general improvement of the mine system?

Bonus nteresting fact: all mines work as intended. That includes the bouncing mines as well. :D

Edit:

Siaxis managed to name the majority, so I'll name them all.

By nation:
US:
M14 AP mine
M16 Bouncing Betty
M18A1 Claymore
M19 AT mine
M49A1 Ground flare

Soviet/Vietnamese
F1 Booby traps
PMN-1 AP mine
PMN-2 AP mine
TMN-57 AT mine
TMN-B AT mine
OZM-4 Bouncing mine
MSK-40 Ground flare

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