[messages] [Developers] Re: VASSAL 4 model description

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Thu Jul 21 02:13:05 MST 2011


Thus spake Brent Easton:
> If I understand Joel's thinking, we will be looking at a model where any
> players PC can become a server. Sort of like online multi-player games
> where one player sets up as a server and everyone else connects to him.
> The Central Vassal server would then become more of a 'tracker' that
> lists what player servers are running (and marked as  public) and what
> games are being played. Since every Vassal instance can potentially be a
> server, then if the current server goes down, the other Vassal instances
> should be able to negotiate with each other and 'choose' a new server.

Good summary. This is the idea.
 
-- 
J.


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