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About Vassal

What is Vassal?

Vassal is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games. You can use Vassal to play in real time over the Internet or by email. Vassal runs on all platforms, and is free, open-source software.

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What games can I play using Vassal?

Hundreds of boardgames have been converted for use with Vassal, so there's a good chance that you'll find the games you own in our module library already. If there is not yet a Vassal module for your favorite game, you can use the Vassal Editor to build your own module, and should you run into trouble, help is only a click away in our forum.

How can I get help?

Need help using Vassal? Stuck while creating a module? If you can't find an answer in our extensive documentation, check our friendly forum for help.

How can I get involved?

The Vassal project is run by volunteers and progresses through the efforts of volunteers. Is there a feature you'd like to see in the next release? Did you find a bug? Request that feature or report the bug here. Are you a programmer? We could use your help. Join us in the developers' forum. Not a programmer? Help us improve our documentation.

About The Vassal Team

About the Website

The site was originally designed by Joel Uckelman using PHP and Vim. Source code for the site is available in the Vassal Git repository under /site-src.

All hand-coded pages on the site are intended to be valid XHTML and CSS. If you find that is not the case, please notify the webmaster so the problem can be rectified.