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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!

Forums www.screamingcricket.com/forum
Website www.vgomod.co.nr
ModDB Moddb.com
IRC Screamingcricket.com

Vietnam Glory Obscured - We Need Your Vote!

Vietnam Glory Obscured - We Need Your Vote!

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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

News 15 comments

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

News 3 comments

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

News 8 comments

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

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VGO | Original Soundtrack

VGO | Original Soundtrack

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

Full Version 69 comments

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

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Elandslaagte - V|GO

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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

Full Version 6 comments

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

Vietnam Glory Obscured Teaser Trailer

Movies 1 comment

The VGO teaser trailer released 25/12/06.

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leomokhasuwan
leomokhasuwan

Can still get into the game. But for some reason the Ai doesn't move nor have any color. even after i replace SCB file in Scripts folder.

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leomokhasuwan
leomokhasuwan

After sceaching for fix. I just have to reinstall it. and lauch the mod via general.exe

I reinstall the mod mostly like this comment said. (So all the credit to this guy name Zeke)
Forums.swr-productions.com
(in my case I have to use VPN wepsite to see it.)

1. Uninstall the mod, we have to start from a clean ZH folder
2. If you haven't already, download and install Bibber's Fixed Ultimate Edition Launchers
3. Make a copy of your ZH folder, and rename it to "VGO" or whatever you like. We shall hence forth refer to this folder as your "main VGO folder"
4. Install the mod to that folder
5. In the "Mod Files" folder, take all the .vgo files, change their extensions to .big, and move them to the main VGO folder
6. Move the "Install_Final" from "Mod Files" to the main VGO folder, and overwrite the existing one
7. Pick one of the .shell files, change the extension to .big, then move it in the main VGO folder
8. Move the "Batik" font file to the main VGO folder
9. Move "intro_movie.bik" to the "Data>Movies" folder in your main VGO folder. If the folder doesn't exist create it
10. Move "MultiplayerScripts.scb" and "SkirmishScripts.scb" to the "Data>Scripts" folder in your main VGO folder. If the folder doesn't exist create it
11. Double click on the Generals application in your main VGO folder to play. You can make a shortcut to it on your desktop to make things easier

Good luck.

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{HEROIC}Elite
{HEROIC}Elite

It's too bad this mod doesn't have a discord or anything. It's one of my favorite mods and unfortunately I am unable to get it to work with my current setup and Origin. If anyone has a detailed installation guide, I'd love to see it.

Cheers!
{HEROIC}Elite

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sgtmyers88
sgtmyers88

Copy all the mod files into the 2nd ZH game folder and rename all the .vgo files to .big. You may have to enable file extensions in the windows ui to do this.

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sgtmyers88
sgtmyers88

For those interested in more history, here is where the captured U.S. equipment resides today. Militarymatters.online

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walkure
walkure

I just installed the mod. Question is, how do I know if I am already patched to 2.1. Is there a way to download the patches manually? I am beginning to learn the game and somebody from another mod told me this is also a great mod and realistic.

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CommunistPotatoe
CommunistPotatoe

You have to download the patches and drop them into the folder with the mod

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Otto-Von-Bismarck.
Otto-Von-Bismarck.

Why AI not attack me !!!! Did this mod error ??

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ItMaySpill
ItMaySpill

Could someone help me and explain me how could i capture an enemy building? I would be really gratefull!!!

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Otto-Von-Bismarck.
Otto-Von-Bismarck.

Same me i cant capture building and AI not attack me !!!

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