An expansion/overhaul mod of epic proportions, with entirely rebalanced gameplay, expanded factions, new gametypes, graphical overhauls, and five new factions; stealth-based Confederate Revolutionaries, tower defense-inspired Atomic Kingdom of China, economy-focused Mediterranean Syndicate, DotA-esque Order of the Talon and spammy Electrical Protectorate.

RSS Feed Unit Spotlights - ARVN Predator and VC Chameleon ZSU

Video and information regarding two the units in the soon-to-be-released Apocalypse Minimod.

Posted by open_sketchbook on Feb 15th, 2012

ARVN Predator

The ARVN Predator is the Ranger's light attack vehicle. It's excellent for hunting down infantry, because the Vietcong have no infantry that hard-counter it, and both it's weapons do gun damage. It's especially good at hunting down snipers, as it is completely immune to their rifle and it's faster than they are.

The full stats for the Predator as of the latest internal builds can always be found on the wiki.

Vietcong Chameleon ZSU

The Vietcong Chameleon is a workhorse vehicle for the Vietcong, because it's capable of tackling a wide variety of enemies. It hard-counters light armour and aircraft, and soft-counters infantry and heavy armour, meaning it's good against everything except defenses. Unfortunately, it's base damage is fairly low, which also reduces it's soft-counter potential considerably, and it's hardcountered by the ARVN's omnipresent Beagles. Best used in groups.

Like the Predator, you can find the stats for the ZSU here on the wiki.

BluishGreenPro Feb 15 2012, 8:35pm said:

You guys have shown an uutstanding dedication to this project! Fantastic job on these unit previews.

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elite879 Feb 15 2012, 8:47pm said:

Is it possible to replace those unit preview videos you get in game with these videos? That'd be amazing to see.

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Protroid Feb 15 2012, 9:16pm replied:

Why yes, yes it is.

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GearsGoAwryMan Feb 16 2012, 6:51am replied:

and that's why we are all so hyped!

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AirborneSn1p3r Feb 16 2012, 3:54am said:

Amazing, just Amazing

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Harkwell Feb 16 2012, 7:25am said:

Wow, everything is really looking good. I have to ask though, what happened to the Vietcong's green thumb protocol?

Also, is it me or should those Vietcong infantry getting shot by the Predator be dying almost instantly instead of lasting as long as under the jeep's fire as they are now?

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TotallySnappy Feb 16 2012, 7:30am replied:

If you want to break the balance then sure, we could do that.

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Harkwell Feb 16 2012, 9:58am replied:

Gah, okay my mafhs was wrong. I didn't account for the 2 second spin-up on the minigun.

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liberty_wings Feb 16 2012, 9:07am said:

My Generation in the end of 2nd video is awesome!!! \m/

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medve Feb 16 2012, 11:04am said:

is there a single player campaign in paradox?

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ferriswheel42 Feb 16 2012, 4:00pm replied:

There will be.

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Blood-Russia-Mk2 Feb 18 2012, 10:43am replied:


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K05T4R Feb 16 2012, 1:56pm said:

This is going to be so awesome when you guys are finished!

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MatijaBi Feb 23 2012, 1:49pm said:

Heh, i just noticed that the first and last post about apocalypse are spaced apart exactly one year.

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Emrick09 Mar 8 2012, 9:59am said:

Good day!

Can this mod be played in LAN with the new factions controlled by the AI?

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battlezone396 Apr 8 2012, 4:23am said:

hey when is the vietcong fraction going to come out in like a beta so we can play it? btw it looks amazing cant wait!

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Wolfod Jun 24 2012, 5:55am said:

Can yo give date for the release ?
Or we must wait more ?

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