Vyatta Released VC 6.0 late last month and although it did include OpenVM-tools which is great, there are a few people out there (myself included) who really want a VM to come already included with VMware tools and VMxnet3 especially performance matters at all to you :)
Sorry for the delay in getting this out, however compiling VMware tools for the Vyatta 2.6.31 custom kernel was not as easy as I had planned.
Here is the listing with VMware:
and here is the direct link:
And once you have downloaded it, why not give one of my labs ago here