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starting with vassal

PostPosted: August 28th, 2008, 6:27 pm
by Ludonws
Hi,

I am new to this scene...
I have played some games so I know what Vassal is..
But before I jup in the tutorials , I have a question.

I woul like to make a (cycling) game where there is a track (oval) and where the movement of the riders is guided via a stack of poker cards...

Can this be build using the vasal engine? or do I know something about Java-programming?

greetz,

Ludo

starting with vassal

PostPosted: August 28th, 2008, 6:29 pm
by uckelman
Thus spake "Ludonws":
Hi,

I am new to this scene...
I have played some games so I know what Vassal is..
But before I jup in the tutorials , I have a question.

I woul like to make a (cycling) game where there is a track (oval) and where
the movement of the riders is guided via a stack of poker cards...

Can this be build using the vasal engine? or do I know something about Java-p
rogramming?

I don't see why not. That sounds pretty straightforward.

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J.

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PostPosted: August 28th, 2008, 10:35 pm
by brian448
Take a look at the "Win, Place, and Show" module for ideas. This is a horse
racing game.

Brian


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Thus spake "Ludonws":
Hi,

I am new to this scene...
I have played some games so I know what Vassal is..
But before I jup in the tutorials , I have a question.

I woul like to make a (cycling) game where there is a track (oval) and
where
the movement of the riders is guided via a stack of poker cards...

Can this be build using the vasal engine? or do I know something about
Java-p
rogramming?

I don't see why not. That sounds pretty straightforward.

--
J.

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PostPosted: August 29th, 2008, 7:03 pm
by tar
On Aug 28, 2008, at 11:27 AM, Ludonws wrote:

Hi,

I am new to this scene...
I have played some games so I know what Vassal is..
But before I jup in the tutorials , I have a question.

I woul like to make a (cycling) game where there is a track (oval)
and where the movement of the riders is guided via a stack of poker
cards...

Remember that what the module does is just provide the track, rider
tokens and cards. The actual movement in response to the card draws
will be done by the players, just like a table-top game. That greatly
simplifies what you need to do.


Can this be build using the vasal engine? or do I know something
about Java-programming?

You should not need to know Java programming for this.

That's because Vassal doesn't actually play the game, but just
provides the on-screen pieces.


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