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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*sigh* It's time for a devupdate, again. Aekas here had been bothering me so to do it, for a long time. And so it goes. Devupdate 3.

Posted by HrcAk47 on Sep 6th, 2011

Devupdate 3

Today we plan to show architectural, as well as mechanical masterpieces of our modelers, on one of our new maps - Imperial city of Hue!

Yes yes, I am well aware average Joe can't remember if it's spelled Iran or Iraq, and still being twitchy about Russians invading America, let alone geographical facts from a conflict which happened some 40 years from now. But here are some facts. Hue used to be the Imperial city of Viet Nam during the 1800's, much akin to Beijing in China. Situated on the Perfume River (known to be seasonally filled with blossoms of junge plants from upstream), the town It held numerous mastercrafts of architecture and arts brought by the Vietnamese emperors. One of the last additions was the construction of a modern artillery fort in the late 1800's, akin to Brest or Kalemegdan fortresses, encompassing the Inner city and the Citadel itself. French were so amazed by the architecture, and numerous studies were done by them in the 1900s. Hue was called the Pearl of Indochina. During their reign, the French had striven to make the Hue a financial capital of their Indochinese colonies.

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A couple years forward, enter America. During the Vietnamese new year, Vietcong partisans managed to retake the city by surprise. After nearly 70 years, Vietnamese flag flew on the Flag Tower. But the invader was still in the country, preparing a counterattack. And so the Walls of Hue were to be painted red with blood.

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Having no respect to history, the US were quick to order B52 carpet bombings on Hue, to test the will of the defenders. Most of the city was leveled, yet the walls stood firm. Enter the US Marines, with our heroes serving as 1st Air Cav liaison to the US Marines.

Victory at Hue!

ittle did they know that, while the buildings are fragile, will of the defenders was impervious.

Rest of the devupdate is dedicated to the pair of new vehicles about to see their debut in Hue!

PT76B, M50A1 Ontos and M40 recoiless rifle shall test their strengths and weaknesses in Vietnam!

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(click thumbnails to see more info about each)

That's all for today, folks. Stick around, it's not like we don't have anything else to show ;) Have we ever disappointed you?

For the WiW Team,


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N3uR0m4nT3 Sep 7 2011 says:

Yay, great work! Needs link to higher res pictures though, especially the Ontos, PT76 and M40.

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BogdanM Sep 7 2011 replied:

Go to the screens section and click view original. Also congrats to the WiW Team, amazing work as usual!

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N3uR0m4nT3 Sep 7 2011 replied:

Jeez, I'm dumb. Thank you.

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linkenator Sep 8 2011 says:

thank you for the updates!!! means a lot to us. and brilliant work.

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Faultier Oct 5 2011 says:

Can't wait to play the mod =D

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MANDAL0R3 Oct 23 2011 says:

this already beat men of war:vietnam i vought it it was all right then i did some stuff and played it on a gem editor and it was **** its just literally men of war with new breeds if you dont belive me or want to try it out on editor heres a link on how i did it

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