Battle for South Vietnam 1965-1975

Posted: September 7, 2011 in Modern Wars, Scenario

Vietnam: 1965-1975 simulates the military and political aspects of the United States involvement in Vietnam from june 1965 on to may 1975. One player controls the resources of the United States, South Vietnam, and their allies. The other player controls the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam and the Democratic Republic of (North) Vietnam.

If you are interested in the scenario you can always download the free scenario Battle for I Corps which is an operational scenario based on an early version of this scenario.

  • Players: 1-2.
  • AI Capable: Yes, but only as the communist side. The AI cannot play the Free World side. But i have scripted an AI that plays the communist side reasonably well. And the AI follows the normal rules concerning commitment, morale and supply (but not population). 
  • Engine: ATG.
  • Events & Variants: Weather, limited intelligence, The Ho Chi Minh Trail, Sea Supply, Korean, Thai, Australian, Phillipine & ANZAC Free World Allies, pacification, politics, heads of state, military coups, political unrest, ARVN inneffectivness, inducing coups, morale, commitment, military supplies, population, draft, infiltrating recruits to the south, New Jersey, Cruisers, Naval Blockade, Strategic Bombing, Defensive Air support, Withdrawal of US units, Forced Withdrawal, Final Withdrawal, Offensives, Rangers, Regional and Popular Forces, Replacements, Dispersal of guerilla units, historical units etc.
  • Production & Research: No research. Production is done through deployment of units by actioncard, replacements and to some degree by normal production.
  • Scale: Each round represent one month of fighting. The scenario lasts 120 rounds. Each hex is 10 km. Units are battalion or regiment with with Brigade or Division HQs. Map size is 72*108.
  • Availability: Only through donation. There is however a 1 year trial version  of the scenario that is free to download. This scenario lasts 12 rounds and is not password protected.

Scenario and briefing can be downloadable here. But scenario is password protected.

Here are links to an After Action Report from the scenario and a thread about its creation with some more screenshots.

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