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flooglestreet01 Jun 2013 7:32 p.m. PST

Have you ever played a game on vassal? Have you ever put a game on Vassal and if so, could you put a photo of a wargame table on vassal?

darthfozzywig01 Jun 2013 10:33 p.m. PST

I have a few times. I haven't made a Vassal module, so I can't answer your photo question with certainty, but I can't see why not. At it's most basic, it's just an image file.

darthfozzywig01 Jun 2013 10:35 p.m. PST

Lots of good info here, it seems:


15th Hussar02 Jun 2013 9:35 a.m. PST

I use Cyberboard, when I upgrade my computer, I will try Vassal.

I have nothing but the highest compliments for Cyberboard though!

emckinney02 Jun 2013 12:21 p.m. PST

You could use a photo of a table for the map, but any oblique angles would get pretty confusing. Take a look at the WH40K and Napoleon's Triumph modules for alternatives. You might try photographing individual terrain pieces from as high above as possible and then placing them individually.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP09 Aug 2013 2:06 p.m. PST

Yes, tried it. Could never get into it; the feel of it was simply off for me.


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