The best games set in the Vietnam War🇻🇳⚔️ 2024

Looking for a really good game that takes place during the Vietnam War 🇻🇳⚔️? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best games 2024 that play during the Vietnam War.

What are games that play during the Vietnam War?

"Vietnam War" games cover military campaigns in Indochina (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos): from 1945 to 1975, combining two conflicts or wars:

  • [Indochina War](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indochina War) (1945-54) - France and allies vs. Việt Minh and allies.
  • Vietnam War or 2nd Indochina War (1955-75) - United States and allies against North Vietnam and allies.

For more information, see the Wikipedia entry on the Vietnam Wars.

Other historical games

Most games set during the Vietnam War are also considered a wargame - but need not necessarily be the case.

In addition to Vietnam War games, we have created a general list of games based on historical events - and further divided them below into several, more detailed historical categories.

List of the best games set during the Vietnam War 2024 🇻🇳⚔️

This list was last updated on March 31, 2024. We compared 240 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Phantom Leader: Deluxe Edition

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    • 1 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  2. Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble

    All details for the board game Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 360 - 1440 Minutes
    • Medium difficulty
  3. '65: Squad-Level Combat in the Jungles of Vietnam

    All details for the board game '65: Squad-Level Combat in the Jungles of Vietnam and similar games
    • 2 - 3 Players
    • 45 - 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Khe Sanh '68

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    • 1 Players
    • Easy to learn
  5. Phantom Leader

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    • 1 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Storm Over Dien Bien Phu

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    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • Medium difficulty
  7. Hearts and Minds: Vietnam 1965-1975 (Third Edition)

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    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 45 - 360 Minutes
    • 15+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Modern Land Battles: Target Acquired

    All details for the board game Modern Land Battles: Target Acquired and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Hearts and Minds: Vietnam 1965-1975

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    • 2 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Fire in the Lake

    All details for the board game Fire in the Lake and similar games

    Fire in the Lake marks the fourth volume in GMT Games' highly acclaimed COIN Series, offering players a profound and detailed simulation of the Vietnam War's complexities. This game stands out for its multifaceted approach to one of the most tumultuous periods of the 20th century, providing a richly immersive experience that combines military strategy, political maneuvering, and the intricacies of coalition warfare.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Fire in the Lake
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • Hard to learn

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