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Almost 7 years in the making and the end is here. VGO v2.0 - The Hydra Release completes the NVA faction as well as adds many more features! Download NOW!

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Vietnam Glory Obscured v2.0 - The Hydra Release
Almost 7 years in the making and the end is near here. VGO v2.0 - The Hydra Release completes the NVA faction as well as adds many more features. Included with the Hydra Release are:

  • Mod Launcher with Auto Updates
  • USA and NVA Factions
  • New Units and Buildings for USA
  • New Monetary System
  • Dynamic Jungle and Open Field Warfare (Fire Propagation, Stealth and Stat Buffs)
  • Combat Tactics and Strategy New to Zero Hour
  • New Construction Mechanic for the NVA Faction
  • New Game Modes including King of the Hill, Bombardment, Meat Grinder as well as Standard
  • New Custom Maps Designed Specifically for VGO's New Game play
  • Custom AI
  • Weather System
  • Bloom
  • Custom Particle Effects
  • New Musical Score
  • Intro Video
  • Custom Voices
  • Fully Compatible with The First Decade
  • Hidden Easter Eggs and More!

Download Hydra v2.0
Some things to keep in mind BEFORE installing the mod:

Remove any PREVIOUS version of VGO before installing Hydra

Zero Hour has the LATEST patch installed

Remove ALL mods that don't use Mod Launchers

Do not run more than one instance of the Mod Launcher at a time

Generally a fresh install of Zero Hour will fix most problems

Full Download (421 mb)
Download from Mod Database (421 mb)
Download from Multi-Uploadeur (421 mb)

Additional Programs
To play online with your friends, we recommend Hamachi, a free program that lets you set up a virtual LAN over the internet. Download the Unmanaged Mode version of Hamachi.
The latest version of Microsoft .NET Framework 4 is required for the mod launcher.

Video Tutorials
We have made a series of Video Tutorials to show new players what they can expect with the new game play in VGO. Check them all out here.

Technical Support
Trouble getting the mod to work or having problems running ZH on Win7 or Vista?

No problem, check out our COMMON ISSUES thread to find a solution!

Additional Goodies
More stuff to do while you wait for the download to finish! Nuka5's Developer blog of his journey to Vietnam where he almost died! And in case you missed it last week, VGO's Memorial Day wallpaper titled "Homecoming." Also feel free to swing by IRC or our Forums!


Late in 2009, one of the developers for the project, Will "Nuka5" Taylor, visited Vietnam. He traveled the country taking pictures and video of his adventures, a journey he wont soon forget. Will wrote updates on our internal forums while he was in Vietnam, letting us know what he was doing and what he saw. Now we thought it would be a good time to share his experience as work on the project comes to a close. This is his story...



Forums www.screamingcricket.com/forum

Website www.vgomod.co.nr

ModDB Moddb.com

IRC Screamingcricket.com

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Spiteful_Crow
Spiteful_Crow

Rejoice!

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ScreamingCricket Author
ScreamingCricket

If anyone wants to host a copy of the Download file, feel free to do so and send the link my way.

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dEZA42
dEZA42

AWESOME! Finally something worthwhile to play during my holidays!.

Great job, Keep on modding!.

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nucl34r
nucl34r

i would ask anyone to please join our chatroom via Screamingcricket.com ! its been such a honor working for so many hundreds of hours on the mod, and the feeling of finally seeing the mod be released is immensely satisfying

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PathfinderGI
PathfinderGI

Indeed well said, to those current & have worked on this in the past it has been an honor to work with you guys!

*Salute*

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C&C-Pickled
C&C-Pickled

Someone else join that chat room! I need someone to play against D:

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Evan
Evan

Although my testing time was short lived, it really has been awesome befriending you gentlemen. Truly an amazing group of people, you will be lucky in your life to find a group of guys who are as polite and rude as the fellas on the V|GO team. The whole team in its entirety is awesome couldn't ask for a better team the last few months have been incredible. T

Thanks,
Evan

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C&C-Pickled
C&C-Pickled

Best. News. Ever.

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C&C-Pickled
C&C-Pickled

I love the intro, the music and the shellmap!! Having music in the main menu is just so awesome! I'm overwhelmed with awesome and havn't even played it yet.

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Deuce_Savage
Deuce_Savage

This is so exciting! DL'ing NOW!!! Thank you VGO Mod Dev Team! WHOO HOOO!!!

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dariopcnc
dariopcnc

Congratulations guys! It's been worth the wait!

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Warlock_23
Warlock_23

Congratulations, the day is finally here and thank you for this great mod :)

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DEathgod65
DEathgod65

Holy ****..it's finally here1

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aidas2
aidas2

So, the vietnamese have been released from their cages.

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AlexZH
AlexZH

DAMN... Fatal Error...

The ReleaseCrashInfo says:

Release Crash at Sat Jun 04 14:22:48 2011
; Reason Error parsing INI file 'Data\INI\Object\Hulk.ini' (Line: 'Object DeadMicrowaveHulk ')

Eh, please help?

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AntiSocialKindaGuy
AntiSocialKindaGuy

Ensure you have patched to ZH 1.04 and have not installed other mods without launchers.

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GhOsT11
GhOsT11

ypaaaaaaa! Finaly the long awaited NVA! Good job to all!

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AlexZH
AlexZH

Nice music! I want it too D:

Can i download it somewhere?

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ScreamingCricket Author
ScreamingCricket

you can download the music from here: Screamingcricket.com

Or listen to it on our music player here: Screamingcricket.com

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rainerwain
rainerwain

I get a serious error , never happended before with the old vgo or any other mod

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AntiSocialKindaGuy
AntiSocialKindaGuy

This sounds like either a bad patch (you need 1.04) or another conflicting mod - try removing existing mods. If all else fails, a fresh ZH install patched to 1.04 should set you up.

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nemanja007
nemanja007

j dont have a maps for this mod were j can download a maps for mod and j have a 3 errors

1/ error [code 4] failed to rename ZH game files.
2/ error [code 3] failed to move VGO mod files.
3/ error [code 5] failed to restore ZH to original state.

j know the j can fix errors manual just tell me what ja need to do wich error 1 and 2 . 3 is not inportnt and give me a maps.

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AntiSocialKindaGuy
AntiSocialKindaGuy

Obviously, if you are getting all those errors, that is why you have no maps - and possibly other missing files. Check you have UAC off and the exe has admin privileges, possibly try reinstalling ZH with patch 1.04 as it may have failed due to a bad original build.

Also as a sanity check, make sure it is installed to the correct location (you will get generals.exe does not exist when you hit Play if it is not)

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nemanja007
nemanja007

ok j will try now to reinstal the game only genererals zh and j will instal mod in to this lokacion C:\Program Files\EA Games\Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour and j tell you a resolt :D

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nemanja007
nemanja007

ok j reinstal the game and instal mod and now is this show up [Please run the mod in Windows XP compatibility mode to enable shell maps ] tel me what j need to do j dont undestend thet messege

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AntiSocialKindaGuy
AntiSocialKindaGuy

That is just an advisory - shellmaps do not show up in Windows 7 if you are not running in WinXP Compatibility mode. The game is still playable without the shell maps.

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stormtroopera
stormtroopera

after years of waiting, this masterpiece finally comes out !

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nemanja007
nemanja007

j fix all just move files from folder [Mod Files] C:\Program Files\EA Games\Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour\VGO\Mod Files to C:\Program Files\EA Games\Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour and go to ion of generals zh and you will have a maps and evriting

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nemanja007
nemanja007

j have one question who is the green army and where are j can faund them j pley wich usa [blue] wich vietnam [red] and j cant faund a [green]

look a picture Imagehost.serbian-warez.in.rs

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ScreamingCricket Author
ScreamingCricket

green was planned to be part of a 3rd faction which we have since canceled plans on implementing.

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Sharkz
Sharkz

Posted about the update here: Modsentry.com

Also look out for an interview with one of the developers of the mod shortly!

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ScreamingCricket Author
ScreamingCricket

Awesome! Thanks for the coverage!

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AirborneSn1p3r
AirborneSn1p3r

awsome cant wait to play

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Tarkathe1st
Tarkathe1st

Would love to play it! Looks awesome but while installing:

VGO\MODFILES\OVGO_ART.VGO: this file contains invalid date (Error 21FC)
Run Utility again to completely install VGO.

Any ideas guys?

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TwistyTIE
TwistyTIE

This game is completely one sided! Vietnam is to overpowered making playing as the US impossible!

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MisterBuilder
MisterBuilder

Soooo... failure to rename zh files, failure to move files, and failure to revert to original files when closing. Any idea how to resolve? Trying to start through the launcher calls up a missing DLL. two fresh installs of the game have accomplished nothing.

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