[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.


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