[messages] [General Discussion] Just a quick question about map size

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Sun Apr 2 12:32:11 CEST 2017

Thus spake Oltimer:
> I'm thinking of making a module based on the Europa Series (The Far
> East, Fall of France, Case White, etc.). Is there a maximum to the map
> image size that Vassal can take? I'm looking at around a minimum of
> 15-20MG for the map alone. How big do I have to set my heap for such a
> large map?

The file size of the map is irrelevat for VASSAL. What matters is the
pixel dimensions of the map. A fully-loaded map will use 4wh, where w
and h are the width and height of the map image in pixels.

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