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According to Matt Saettler and Lisa Sheets, Napalm was the original name for the game. It was changed to "Nam" at the request of the Wal-Mart chain of stores.

Contributed by Shoddyan (14312) on Apr 13, 2006. -- edit trivia



On April 30, 1999, NAM was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

Contributed by Xoleras (66588) on Dec 11, 2005. -- edit trivia



NAM (Napalm) started of as a Total Conversion for Duke Nukem 3D called as "Platoon TC". After releasing Platoon, the team started working on a sequel to it, in early 1998 the team was contacted by GT Interactive about if the team was interested working with them, so they started making NAM.

Contributed by Daedolon (5452) on Sep 18, 2003. -- edit trivia



Controversy

In the October 98 edition of PC Gamer rated NAM with a score of 58%. According to Gt Interactive this was supposed to be a "true experience of Vietnam" At the time, there was a great deal of criticism for this remark.

Development history

NAM (Napalm) started off as a total conversion for Duke Nukem 3D titled as Platoon TC. After releasing Platoon, the team started working on a sequel to it, in early 1998 the team was contacted by GT Interactive about if the team was interested working with them, so they started making NAM.

German index

On April 30, 1999, NAM was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

Title

According to Matt Saettler and Lisa Sheets, Napalm was the original name for the game. It was changed to Nam at the request of the Wal-Mart chain of stores.

Information also contributed by Daedolon, WildKard, and Xoleras

Contributed by William Shawn McDonie (1180) on Jan 26, 2001. [revised by : Alaka (73406)]. -- edit trivia



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