|Out of Print|
| ||The original rules form an appendix to the current edition of Recon, which is now a combat-oriented role-playing game. The focus of the book is on the Vietnam War, though general information about counter-insurgency and mercenary warfare is included. In order not to offend anyone, the Vietnam-era scenarios are set in a fictional land divided between Southern 'Nam and Peoples 'Nam. The role-playing rules put the players on the "good guys" side, fighting the "bad guys" (communists, generally). Book includes illustrated weapons guide, army organization information, two campaigns ('Nam and Sangria, both fictional), and 16 scenaros (mostly 'Nam).|
|Scale||Ground scale variable, but suggests 1" = 6 feet as default. Time scale not stated.|
|Contents||150-page perfect-bound rulebook|
|Designers||Erick Wujcik, Kevin Siembieda, Matthew Balent, Maryann Siembieda, Joe F. Martin|
|Publisher||First and second editions published 1982, 1983 by Role Playing Games Inc. The Revised RECON published 1986 by Palladium Books. Palladium has promised a new edition, titled RECON: Modern Combat, but no release date has been set.|
Advanced Recon (catalog #611, ISBN 0-916211-24-X, published 1987) is a 48-page book of supplemental rules and adventures. The focus is on allowing counter-insurgency campaigns which are less focused on combat engagements. New character creation rules make characters "last longer" in combat. An electronics section covers such items as night sights and radios. A primer on combat tactics is included. Background is provided for Southeast Asia circa 1965, with guidelines and random encounter tables for a fictional Laotian campaign.
The adventures are:
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|1 December 1998||added pictures|
|25 June 1998||first edition information added|
|11 July 1997||added supplement info|
|1 July 1997||page first published|
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