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 Vietnam Games?
samurai77  [Member]
1/9/2012 5:05:35 PM EDT
What the hell?

Why are there no -good- Vietnam video games being made? We've all killed a metric shit-ton of Nazis, Japanese, and middle eastern terrorists!

What do I have to do to kill some Charlie? Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam doesn't count as it is only multiplayer.
Am I wrong here? Am I the only one that wants to have this game type?

Sorry, just a rant...
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Traderjac  [Member]
1/9/2012 5:10:44 PM EDT
I know where of you speak
JBlitzen  [Team Member]
1/9/2012 5:21:02 PM EDT
I think Battlefield Vietnam had a singleplayer you-vs-bots mode. Old game, though.
samurai77  [Member]
1/9/2012 5:22:17 PM EDT
Yea... I played the shit out of that game for years.

Was hoping that maybe someone had a game in the works. But it appears that 'modern' style warfare is the -shit- right now.

Oh well.
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RabidMonkeyPox  [Member]
1/9/2012 5:29:00 PM EDT
Vietnam is no fun to make as a game.
Coding for all the jungle environments is shit, pure hateful shit.
That is why crytek is one of the few companies that does and can pull off a game set in a jungle.
JBlitzen  [Team Member]
1/9/2012 5:39:51 PM EDT
Oh wait.

Call of Duty Black Ops was Vietnam-esque.
Blackhawk5  [Member]
1/9/2012 5:45:26 PM EDT
EOD mod for Battlefield 2 and 1942. Don't know about the status of 1942 but the bf2 mod is somewhat lacking in playerbase but there are some good coop and singleplayer gameplay. And i think the project reality mod for battlefield 2 is coming out with a vietnam conversion sometime in the future.
MauserMark  [Moderator]
1/9/2012 6:04:12 PM EDT
a little off topic, but if you're into battlefield strategy, the Campaign Series (turn-based, platoon based strategy series) is about to release a new version of the game focused on Vietnam.
Slavac  [Team Member]
1/9/2012 6:33:23 PM EDT
BFBC2 Vietnam was my favorite.
STEN86  [Member]
1/9/2012 7:46:31 PM EDT
shell shock was kinda good. could find pistols,flags,posters,ect and trade it in for some longtime. ha but that about it.
Flogger23m  [Team Member]
1/9/2012 8:06:21 PM EDT
There is an ArmA 2 mod being made that adds the Vietnam setting.

Edit: I guess it is already released:

Of course, PC only.

There is also an RO2 mod being made set in Vietnam called In Country. Though considering how RO2 was a flop I doubt it will see the light of day.

BFBC2 Vietnam is okay, I just bought it for $2.50. It does feel poorly done compared to BFBC2 itself though.
samurai77  [Member]
1/10/2012 3:56:38 PM EDT
When I go home from college, I'm going to try the mod for Battlefield 2.
Never could get the mod to work with Steam and Arma 2.
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