[messages] [Module Support] Re: Silverton in English

rdmorss rdmorss at morssweb.com
Sat Oct 16 11:30:55 MST 2010


I recently found an unused copy of Silverton at a yard sale and am
learning to play it using the solitaire scenarios. 

Here's my take on the Vassal module:
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Up to four players: Rojo (red), Azul (blue), Amarillo (yellow), Gris
(gray).
Each player has his/her own window (oficina) for holdings. To change the
amount of money, right click on a digit and select "Increase" or
"Decrease."

It appears that the "Shuffle" command is only available on the passenger
deck, but actually shuffles both decks.

When drawing new claims, drag them to the "Propiedades/Pasejes" window.
There is a caption available on each claim to indicate total production
or to note depletion.

Surveyors and prospectors are selected from the Saloon - drag and drop
to desired location. They can be instantly moved to the jail, cemetery,
or office by right clicking on the piece and selecting the desired
location.

To construct a track segment, right click on the track's cost square and
select "Increase" or "Decrease" to assign the color of the owning
player.

To place a snowplow: right click on the box which contains the marker of
the player who wants to place the plow and select "Increase" or
"Decrease" to set the desired plow. [Note: I'm missing something
here...all this does is change the ownership color of the track. Not
sure how to place a snow plow, but it is not crucial for solitaire
play.]

Open claims can be indicated as such on the map - right click on a
location with an available claim and "Enable" it. If the location has
more than one claim, select "Increase" to the correct number. The
indicator may remain on the map as a reminder that there is an available
claim until it is owned by a player (right click and "Reset").

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