[messages] [Module Design] Re: Which modules use NATO-style counters without image files?

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Wed Oct 6 02:27:52 MST 2010


Thus spake scs:
> 
> Because I never could figure out how to make game pieces efficiently,
> I've been exploring how to draw them using a perl script
> that first generates postscript, then runs ghostscript (a linux
> postsript interpretor) to make png files.  If there's interest, I could
> post some code. I works, but has some limitations and does not produce
> beautiful art.
> 
> Stewart (scs)
> 

If you're comfortable scripting, you really, relaly should be producing
SVG as output. VASSAL can use SVG directly, and it's scalable, which
is something you lose when you convert PostScript to PNGs.

-- 
J.


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