The critically acclaimed series returns! Experience Vietnam from both sides of the war.
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Mostly Positive (19 reviews) - 78% of the 19 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (378 reviews) - 62% of the 378 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 8, 2011

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Buy 1C War Games Collection

Includes 9 items: Men of War: Red Tide, Men of War: Vietnam, Men of War™, Real Warfare 1242, Real Warfare 2: Northern Crusades, Theatre of War, Theatre of War 2: Africa 1943, Theatre of War 3: Korea, XIII Century – Gold Edition

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Includes 11 items: Men of War: Assault Squad, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Alpha, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Bravo, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Charlie, Men of War: Assault Squad - Skirmish Pack, Men of War: Assault Squad - Skirmish Pack 2, Men of War: Condemned Heroes, Men of War: Red Tide, Men of War: Vietnam, Men of War: Vietnam Special Edition Upgrade Pack, Men of War™

 

Special Edition

Men of War: Vietnam Special Edition includes full version of Men of War: Vietnam plus bonus maps and content that is not included in the original game.
Special Edition Exclusives:

  • Play with (against!) your friends on three multiplayer maps where you must control victory locations to win.
  • Adapt your tactics to strengths and weaknesses of different sides of the conflict while playing five thrilling single-player missions.
Special Edition Content:
  • NVA soldiers battle US Troops for control of a nameless sector near Cambodia border.
  • Four survivors, passengers of a shot-down US helicopter, try to escape from Vietcong territory.
  • Surrounded Vietcong soldiers make their last stand against the US Army onslaught in the ruined Catholic church converted into a makeshift weapons depot.
  • Vietcong subversive group must infiltrate the area patrolled by ARVN and Green Berets using only knifes and silenced weapons.
  • Commander of the NVA tank platoon decides to launch an all-out attack in a bold attempt to take out US Field HQ.

About This Game

Men of War: Vietnam is a new game for the critically acclaimed series. The new, story-driven campaign lets you taste the explosive mix of the jungle, Hueys and rock-n-roll in 1968. The US campaign focuses on a team of elite special ops soldiers, and each one of them has a personality.
The unit includes Sergeant John Merrill, machine-gunner Jim Walsh, sniper Sonny Armstrong, grenade launcher operator Carl Dillan and combat engineer Bill Kirby. In some missions they can count only on themselves, while in the others they act together with regular US and South-Vietnamese troops. The North Vietnam campaign tells the story of two Soviet military consultants and two soldiers of the North Vietnam Army who are the only survivors of an ambush prepared by the US troops. The task of getting back to the North Vietnam territory is a difficult one – they have no means of radio communication, no wheeled vehicles, and it’s too far to make it there on foot. On their way these survivors get involved in a chain of bloodbath engagements and find themselves in the dead center of the well-known Tet offensive.
Missions range from special operations (rescuing a shot-down pilot, escorting a reporter, etc.) to full scale battles.

Key Features

  • There are two sides in every story, so two new story-driven campaigns attempt to show the war from both sides.
  • Breathtaking missions including an ambush on the Ho Chi Minh trail, a game of cat and mouse in the Mekong Delta, raids into Cambodia and Laos, bridge defense during the Tet offensive and more.
  • New weapons and units: M-16, T-54, M-113, Patton III, M-60, AK-47, M-14, RPG-2, M-72 LAW, RPK and many more.
  • Multiplayer mode – co-op for up to 4 players.

Men of War is affected by the GameSpy shutdown on the 31st of May. You can continue to play the game through LAN, DirectIP and GameRanger.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP(SP1), Windows Vista or Windows 7
    • Processor: P4 2.6GHz (Athlon 3000+)
    • Memory: 1GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 3 GB free hard disk space
    • Video Card: GeForce 6600 (Radeon 1950) 128Mb
    • CD ROM: PC DVD-ROM
    Recommended:
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo 2.33GHz (Athlon X2 5000+)
    • Memory: 2GB
    • Video Card: GeForce FX 8800 (Radeon HD3850) 256Mb
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Recent:
Mostly Positive (19 reviews)
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Abserdgamer
( 6.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
This is a fun game, for the most part, But my favirote thing about it is the realism.
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NotoriousMKC
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 14
This game wasn't fun
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ron-916
( 65.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
love this game...new to this type of game but verry fun game i playy all the time
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Jeroth
( 10.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Men of War: Vietnam is a great strategy game, difficult, but that's how Vietnam has been.
Every mission is like a full campaign, several hours even on easy settings, the gameplay is a combination of Commandos 2 & Jagged Alliance 2.
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Kane40
( 2.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
It started acouple years ago, i played a game called stronghold 3 and it had nothing that made the game fun. It took out many aspects of the original games, and it had terrible game design, later i bought a game called men of war vietnam, and the game had too many bugs and the difficult was more than enough to make me suicidal.

Dont be a victim like me. Please, if its not too late, seek a refund.
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THE GOLDEN kitten
( 26.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
The U.S.A missons are very hard i like that about this game unlike other games were it is very easy
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Atomic_Beverage
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
10/10 would be ambushed by vietcong again.
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Rastaman
( 15.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
I'm having a Vietnam flashbacks because of this.


Nah just kidding, i don't see why people hate this so much, because this game requires a guerrilla warfare tactics, such as planning, ambushing, scavenging and more, but i have to say it's pretty hard to play as the Vietnamese because of Americans' Huey's rocket pod can easily tear you into pieces apart, but i didn't play the US campaign yet i'll give it a try and update this review later on.
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El Presidente
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
I'm not saying this game is the best, but it certainly isn't as bad as the reviewers make out.

Just uhh.. Google some guerilla tactics...
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GramiXTRO™
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 16
Units die unexpectedly... Sad :(
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「JPない」 ねぎなた
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 16
Can't pick up anything on the ground and buttons not working despite doing as what the devs said: Highlight items [TAB] and right click/ Highlight and press C
and also keybinding is lacking pick up items button, only drop items
terrible work done by devs
0/10
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ProudSwedes
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 12
10/10 would naplam charlie again.
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truckboy
( 21.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 12
love this game but its hard and the editor does not work but i have heard to fix some games you have to change it what do i mean by change it? change the codes i dont know if this will work but im not going to try i will leave that to yoy if it works then post how you did it.
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Tarfun
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 11
Whilst i enjoy the setting, the game takes brutally hard to a next level; granted i'm not the best gamer in the world, but a combination of limited soldiers/harsh environments and traps can make any battle go from "Great i've got men!" to, "i litterally have no men left..."

Still enjoyable but do be warned that it's very different from other Men of War games. No more Soviet Conscript charges
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Polish Pleb
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 10
Oh man, I wanted a Vietnam RTS so bad! But this game is impossibly hard, the MP is gone, it's impossible to see your units through the jungle, and it's incredibly short. Don't waste your money on this unless you want the editor.
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Datatrex
( 22.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9
Before accidentally pressing G in the editor- let me be extremely tactical and try to not lose any men while defeating my enemy.
After accidentally pressing G in the editor- its rolling thunder time ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s time to level this map to nothing but smoldering rubble!!!
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[152ndID] Parry Hotter
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: March 31
Simply Under Made, ♥♥♥♥♥♥, boring game.
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Haythem
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: March 31
very nice game
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NatIsrael972
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: March 30
MoW: VN is great.. Also about time MoW moved on hahaha
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Lewd
( 5.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 28
I still have flashbacks
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
Men of War: Vietnam is a great strategy game, difficult, but that's how Vietnam has been.
Every mission is like a full campaign, several hours even on easy settings, the gameplay is a combination of Commandos 2 & Jagged Alliance 2.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
22 of 33 people (67%) found this review helpful
39 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 28
I still have flashbacks
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 24
10/10 would be ambushed by vietcong again.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 180 days
26 of 30 people (87%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
44.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Guerilla Warfare from the US side (VERY CHALLENGING), and full fledge combat from the NVA side (mostly). Overall it's a decent game, MP doesn't work since the GS shutdown and Co-Op is a mediocre experience compared to MoW AS, and the original. Buy it on sale.
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8 of 16 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 15, 2015
Just the 1st men of war but in vietnam.
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268 of 330 people (81%) found this review helpful
379 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 20, 2015
Best part of my Presidency ever, would do it all again!
Agent Orange a must.
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74 of 85 people (87%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
67.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 15, 2015
After playing this game for a good amount of time and pursuing to beat it on Hard, I've noticed this game isn't the failure that most people deem it to be. In order to play this game, there must be a basic understanding of proper guerilla warfare, and knowing this is VERY useful. This game is not for everyone however. This game is a test of skill for those who are familiar with the Men of War series and its mechanics.

A few thoughts after in-depth play (Post Scriptum Edition):
First of all, if you can earn every achievement without cheating, kudos to you. It is not an easy task to earn all of these achievements, because the final US Mission can be quite intimidating on Hard difficulty. Expect to be screaming, "OH MY GOD IT'S LIKE THE FALL OF SAIGON BUT WORSE!" at the end.
Second, a quick reading of Sun Tzu's Art of War woyld be useful. You'll know what part I'm referring to if you do read it.
Third, the game is not broken. I've played it with no issue, so it seems the problem is originating from the user. Sorry, but that's the case. It certainly is not your average Men of War game, so I can understand why people would say this. Compared to Men of War: Condemned Heroes, which is coined as being another 'impossibly difficult' entry in the series, this game is flawless. I think the struggle players encountered with this game is symbolic. The United States certainly did struggle in Vietnam. Everything was about winning through attrition... the player has to win a mission of attrition as well because of how long a single mission can take without losing a single squad member. This was probably not intentional on the developer's part, but still an interesting characteristic.

Men of War: Vietnam offers a unique experience that is not for everyone. If you are new to the series, please take care to avoid this game. This was my first game I bought in the Men of War series, and it was a bitter mistake at first, because most of my time was spent figuring out how to play the game. Definitely don't want to do that here.
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46 of 52 people (88%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
24.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2013
Awesome game, have'nt ploughed the hours into this like other MOW titles. However that is not to say this game isn't just as good as it predecessors. I stalled from buying this game for such a long time due to negative reviews and people rating it as 'too' difficult.

That is part of the games attraction surely, something that presents itself as a challenge? Single player the game is great but multiplayer is where it shines. On comms with a mate (or mates) this game is just as good as the other MOW titles. infact I love the weapons on offer. So it is more unique and in a very politically sensitive backdrop.

I would recommend this game as it is very much in th eflavour of all other MOW games, expect the high detail, anticipate the challenge and also the beautiful levels of micro admin. These series of games offer something very unique and it should be experienced with good mates who you can trust to run through in coop. Not some randoms who want to charge through it guns blazing. Digest the intel, scan the map and devise your path of action and you will be rewarded. Run in without covering your arcs and setting up fall back points for certain missions and you will fail miserably. COOP MP is a must, 4 of you working in unison is brilliant as you can set up multiple ambush points and often smash the enemy in one action, with a well coordinated strike.

A great game, as the rest.
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30 of 35 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
45.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 20, 2015
As an Infantryman I love this game. I have read alot of negative reviews on this game but for many of the levels I have found that a simple flanking manuever or a well executed ambush does the trick. Still it is very hard and even when you plan and execute perfectly you can still take caualties which is frustrating considering you definatley do not ever have a 3:1 ratio against your enemy, so save often! The thick jungle while making it difficult to see at times is an invaluable asset and greatly contributes to the success of the players in the mission where guerilla style tactics are a must. Overall one of the better RTS games I have played.
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31 of 37 people (84%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 20, 2014
Very realistic. Nothing more amusing than sending a soldier crawling over a hill to retrive his helmet that got shot off. Fun game well worth checking out.
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33 of 41 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 29, 2014
MOW Vietnam is a good, stable solid game. The mechanics of play are solid enough and the UI is basically same as the other in the series. What makes this game interesting, is playing in the Vietnam War era. Not many games touch on this time and more should. So, at least for now, its a unique game that does a better than fair job in giving you the feeling of fightiing in that era. Have fun!
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27 of 31 people (87%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 9, 2015
Like the United States Army, I came back from the jungles of Vietnam with a bloody nose. This game is for Men of War fans who want more emphasis on small squad tactics and less huge battles. I personally love the jungle canopy as it makes things more challenging by simulating how hard it is to see and maneuver in a jungle environment. Overall its a very good game.
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49 of 70 people (70%) found this review helpful
44 people found this review funny
Recommended
16.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 28, 2015
Bought it just because it said Vietnam.
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24 of 30 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
22.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 26, 2015
A really nice strategy game. Each mission you have a limited amount of people. Most of the time is 7 people vs 150 people. Each of your guys are good with certain weapons. This game you must take your time on trying to beat. The missions can take roughly and hour to beat. Graphics are pretty good, gameplay amazing. 1c company has amazed me again with another amazing game!

Pros
use enemy weapons
Big maps
inventory system

Cons
Achievements beating a mission on hard doesnt give you the easy and medium achievement
Ai always knows where you are at when you throw a gernade
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16 of 20 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 31, 2014
It's a bit laggy on my computer, but overall the gameplay is nice, I love how you get choppers in this game, very nice I love it, worth the $20.00, or just buy the collection.
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19 of 27 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 6, 2014
good game, first time men of war player , honestly really impressed, i thought its so bad because of the neg reviews, turns out a surprise.
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19 of 28 people (68%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 30, 2013
Excellent war game that features both the USA and the North Vietnamese forces!
The strategy is good as usual with Men of War, music is great and the voice acting does it's job, just don't expect particular awesomenauts in the story and such.

The modding community is also rather big, it's hard not to recommend this to strategy and realism fans!
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35 of 59 people (59%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 11, 2014
Compared to the other games in the Men of War series, this is atrocious. The game's difficulty in itself may turn off more casual members of the franchise, but the lack of material itself makes it not worth a single penny. The game, in comparison to Assault Squad, or the Original Men of War, is nearly empty. Not to mention the only multiplayer options are cooperative, with Skirmish and other competitive modes completely thrown out the window. Do NOT buy this game, unless you are a die-hard fan of the series, or simply want to complete the collection of the series. The game is far from meeting the standards of the Men of War series, and far from being worth $14.00
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2014
A poor contribution to an otherwise lustering and excellent series. The missions are tedious and frustrating, their is a supreme lack of voice acting or set-up. Game feels thrown together. Be prepared to restart often, die meaninglessly and wonder why.
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28 of 48 people (58%) found this review helpful
60 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 28, 2015
WARNING GIVES NAM FLASHBACKS
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