interest in the events of Vietnam continues to grow, the War
itself is now becoming an increasingly popular period for wargaming. Both
figure manufacturers and rules writers alike are busy producing new
product and in this
section I have tried to present articles aimed
at catering for this particular aspect of the wargaming hobby. Here you will find rules and
figure reviews, scenarios, modeling projects and a host of other material
related to wargaming Vietnam. As always, contributions are invited and
- VIETNAM CROSSFIRE
- Incoming! - A comprehensive set of Vietnam rules amendments for use with the Crossfire
system, submitted by Barrie Lovell.
- Forces for Crossfire -
A series of articles detailing how I set about collecting, painting and
basing forces suitable for use with Barrie Lovell's Incoming!
- UH-1 Gunship - adding
US helicopter firepower to your collection
- UH-1 Slick - adding
some airmobile capability to your collection
- AH-1G - adding the
'Snake' to your collection
- LVTP-5 - adding the USMC
amphibious tractor to your collection, an article submitted by Barrie Lovell
- South Vietnamese Marine
Corps - wargaming with the South Vietnamese Marines, an article
submitted by Barrie Lovell
The Fight for National Route 1 - a
Vietnamese Marine Corps Company (Company B, 9th Marine
Battalion) attempts to hold up the advancing NVA armour outside Quang Tri
City during the NVA Easter Offensive of 1972. Submitted by
Best Laid Plans... - A random events chart for use with Incoming!
This chart was submitted by Keith Jordan of Fort Worth, Texas and can be
adapted for other rules systems.
- DESPERATE LAND
- Introduction to Desperate
Land - Michael Sarno, the author of Desperate Land, provides an
introduction to his soon to be released Vietnam Rules system
Reviews of figures supplied by various figures manufacturers, including
photographs of the finished models as painted by myself.
Reviews of the various Vietnam war games rules available
- Scenarios -
Scenarios submitted by visitors to GRUNT!
- Suppliers -
List of suppliers for Vietnam figures and models
- Rapid Fire - Organising your forces for use with the
'Rapid Fire' wargaming rules, courtesy of Rolf Hedges
- AMTRACS - Pictures of 1:35th and 1:72nd Scale AMTRACS
from the Modelers Interest Group (Vietnam War) based in the Netherlands.
- Shop Front - an article on how
to model a South Vietnamese urban shop front as found in the Cities of the
South, submitted by Barrie Lovell
- Battleground - rules
variants from James Morrison that enable this system to be used for Vietnam
- Platoon - a set of squad level skirmish rules
submitted by Julian Davies. These rules have been developed from the Avalon
Hill game of the same name. Includes an example scenario, 'Night Ambush'
- Booby Traps - incorporating
rules for booby traps into games set in the boonies or in the villes