[messages] [General Discussion] Re: Very, very basic question

DrNostromo drnostromo at drnostromo.com
Fri Mar 25 07:53:31 MST 2011

> When you say 'deck of cards', so you mean a physical deck or a
> virtual-deck-in-Vassal?

It would be a virtual deck in Vassal that you can create. Another option
would be to have a action button that each player clicks that opens a
Set Global Property trait. This trait would list all the possible plays
and each player would pick one. In this case, the other player does not
see what you are selecting and it can be revealed later in what ever
manner you choose.

> There are a lot of docs, User's Guide, Reference Guide, Tutorials. Is
> there a recommended starting point?

That's hard to say as there really isn't a "book" so-to-speak that leads
you from start to finish on how to make a mod. The "Docs" link above
will direct you to a lot of information. Your Vassal installation will
have a Doc folder that contains the basics. Some people have found it
quite advantageous to download a mod or two and dig into how it's put

There's also the forum here. There's a few of us that troll the place
and provide help when needed.

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