Grymme: any chance making the "Easter offensive" a stand alone scenario and maybe even making this one like your I Corps a freebee.... just asking... Have you thought about doing one called " 55 days The Fall of Saigon" cannot remember if I have asked you this or not.
I was also curious if your thinking about doing anymore modern day conflicts, cause i would love to see what you could do with that "Near East" map i have made, that is if that area of the world peaks your interest. I have discovered that I'm more adept at map making than programming events so if you ever want to use any of my maps just let me know. I have several that I have not published on the ATG scenario site, but your welcome to any of them.
I am not sure what you mean with making the Easter Offensive a stand alone scenario. It doesnt make for a good campaign scenario since basicly 90 % of the choices players do during the campaign game have already been done by 1972. There is an Easter Offensive scenario. But its not a Freebie. Someone, i dont rememember whom asked if i was going to do a Fall of Saigon scenario. I am planning on doing it. But right now to be honest i am a little tired of this series of scenarios. Both because i have been working on them for a whíle (have made five of the six planned scenarios) and because of the somewhat unwanted attention drawn to them.
As for freebies i am actually thinking of making another 2 freebie variants for the Vietnam series. Basicly it would be the same scenarios as the Campaign scenario start and the Tet-Offensive scenario start but they would be limited to playing for a year (on round 13 the scenario would end). That would be very easy to do and it would provide an easy way for players interested in the scenarios to check them out.
As for planned projects i am thinking of i do have had some thoughts about modern scenarios. One of the projects i actually started on is based on the Victory Games boardgame Central America. I actually have a more or less finished scenario about the Soccer War. I am just looking for good pictures to use for the SFTs (not so easy to find). Other projects i have been at least considering are scenarios covering the Pakistani-Indian wars, the Etiophian-Eritrea war, projects based on the Sixth Fleet boardgame. Also i started making maps for a Tunisia 1943 scenario and Market Garden, As for the middle and near east it is actually on of the topics that has not interested me very much since those wars have been somewhat loopsided. But your map looks interesting. But what happened to your african wars mod? That is actually the project of yours that has interested me most.
I guess what I meant for the Easter Scenario was have it last longer, maybe combine the Easter offensive and fall of Saigon into one and the GVN player actions effect how it plays out. One can only hope that " Fall of Saigon" would be one of those variants. For some reason the period of the war from the Easter offensive till the fall of Saigon are my favorite areas. Your Central America idea is one to look forward to, I have this boardgame as well and it was and is one of my favorites.
My Africa war I have, just haven't messed with it in a few months but if you would like to use it just let me know and I'll send it to you. I also made another Africa scenario map, with Liberia, Ivory Coast with surronding border countries. As for your Ethiopia scenario, I have actually been thinking about making a map of this area. The map would have Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Somalia, and now South Sudan as well plus a small portion of the countries which border them. Even has a small portion of Saudia Arabia, and all of Yemen. If you would like once i complete it I'll send it to you, just let me know.
Couldnt you upload your projects to the scenario bank as playtest version? Just hate to see good projects dissapearing because the designer quit AT. As for maps i like making them myself, its one of my favourite passtimes. That being said, maybe if i get to doing an african mod i might ask you where you got your overlays.
Uploaded a 1 year trial version of the grand campaign in the Vietnam series. It works exactly like the grand campaign scenario except that after 1 year it ends. I also sorted all VG:Vietnam series files into one folder.
As for the scenarios in the Vietnam series. The scenarios are based on scenarios in the boardgame, with changes of course. But changing scenarios significantly from the scope of the scope of the boardgame equivalents is beyond what i was planning to do and would nesscessitate a work effort that i couldnt do. But i understand and agree that it would be fun with more medium length scenarios.
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