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VSQL 4 Module

  • Current version of VSQL.vmod is 4.2.1† Delete your current copy of vsql.vmod and replace it with this one (or simply rename the older version of vsql.vmod file to something else, such as: "vsql_v420.vmod" so as to save it as an archive).

† IMPORTANT: If you download this version of vsql 4 and you are using the COD-GIA extension module, then you must also download and install the latest version of the Cod-Gia Module (v9.0). *All other previous extension modules posted (other than COD-GIA v8.50 or earlier) will work with this version of VSQL 4.

VSQL 4 Expansion Module 1

VSQL4-CodGia.vmdx Please read "A VERY IMPORTANT NOTE" below!

  • This module adds the counters for Crescendo Of Doom (CoD) and G.I.: Anvil Of Victory (GIA) gamettes.
  • A VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: This extension now combines both the standard and enhanced versions together as one version. It simply contains some additional enhanced GIA counters which follows the Optional Alternate Rules (OAR) by adding additional menu selections within the GIA counters for added enjoyment.
  • Requires VSQL 4 version 4.2.1.

VSQL 4 Expansion Module 2

VSQL4-coi-SS.vmdx

  • Introducing (v2.0) COI-GIA German SS SWs, Guns, & Vehicles in all Black!
  • You must also have VSQL 4 Expansion Module 1 installed in order to use this module.

VSQL 4 Expansion Module 3

  • Italians - (v3.1) Introduces the Desert Theatre of Operation in North Africa & the Italian OoB for VSQL 4.
  • You must have VSQL 4 Expansion modules 1, 2, & 3 installed in order to use this module.
  • You will also need to use the files from the soon to be released "North_Afrika-2015-01-07.pdf" file which contain the rules detailing the Italian OoB and DTO Campaign!
  • Scenarios for North Afrika will be available in the near future.
  • North Afrika now replaces the former Hollow Legions materials.
  • This module allows players to create their own scenarios (or play some ASL scenarios with modifications) which use Italian units.

VSQL 4 Expansion Module 4

  • BLOOD & SAND (v4.1e) Introduces the Pacific Theatre Operations and the Japanese OoB to the original Squad Leader world. This module now includes Wild Bill Wilder's pre-ASL counters along with counters based on the ASL version but reduced to basic Squad Leader play.
  • (Still under playtest.) The file provided here are for players using VSQL 4 running Vassal 3.1.x!
  • VSQL 4 Expansion modules 1, 2, & 3 are required to be installed in order to use this module.
  • If you would like to join in the playtesting please email Bill Sosnicki and ask to join.
  • The current materials for PTO rules and the OoB's for the Japanese, Chinese, and USMC forces will be emailed to you.

VSQL 4 Expansion Module 5

VSQL4-DYO.vmdx

  • Design Your Own (DYO)(v2.0) Allows the creation of your own infantry counters for DYO scenarios.
  • Adds Commisssars, Heat of Battle Rules, plus additional optional Charts and Tables.

Master Scenario Start Files (SSF) for VSQL 4

  • Note: use of extension files may be required.
  • Contains SSF for
    • Squad Leader [1-12]
    • Cross of Iron [13-20]
    • Crescendo of Doom [21-32]
    • G.I.: Anvil of Victory [33-48
    • Series #100, #200, #300 scenarios
    • The General scenarios A thru Q
    • Tournement TS-1 thru 4 scenarios
    • TTS (Tactical Training Series by Advance Phase) and ASL2SL converted scenarios.
  • Requires VSQL.vmod (v4.1.96 or higher).

Custom and special boards

  • GIA Overlays contain fourteen boards with GIA overlays for seventy-one scenarios and minor corrections. See readme.txt in package.
    • Minor corrections include:
      • bd04 - correct overlay orientation for St. Goar Assault.
      • bd06 - reinstate LOS functionality, .map file was missing.
      • bd10 - retrograde to Crescendo of Doom (add stairwells, remove paths and rowhouses) and update LOS to current.
  • Blood and Sand, from WBR, includes boards and overlays to play the series. See readme.txt in package.
  • WJS custom boards are uniquely drawn for a scenario's terrain SSRs, with functioning LOS. Packages for board v5 and v4.

North Afrika and the Italians

  • "North Afrika" re-introduces the Italian OoB and the desert warfare of North Africa for the VSQL 4.2 environment. (Hollow Legions has been officially retired.)
  • Scenario start files (SSF)†, customized maps†, PDF scenarios†, and the rules [which have been rewritten to conform within the original scope of SL-GIA] covers the fighting in the North African Desert and the Mediteranian Theatre.
  • † These will be forthcoming soon.

TAHGC-R218-Operation-Switchback-SSF_v416b-Maps_v5.zip

  • NEW!! Custom VSQL mapboards in Version 5 colors and VSQL v416b Scenario Start File (SSF) for R218 Operation Switchback
  • The boards must be unzipped and placed into your board directory and the SSF should be placed where you maintain your Master SSF Library Directory.
  • Boards are identified as first 3 digits as the scenario number and remaining digit(s) as the board number ie 218-10 is board 10 Scenario 218.

TAHGC-34-Climax at Nijmegen Bridge-v5Maps-SSF-v417.zip

  • NEW!! Custom VSQL mapboards in Version 5 colors and VSQL v417 Scenario Start File (SSF) for Scen 34 Climax At Nijmegen Bridge
  • The boards must be unzipped and placed into your board directory and the SSF should be placed where you maintain your Master SSF Library Directory.
  • Boards are identified as first 2 digits as the board number and remaining digit(s) as the scenario number (ie 03-34 is board 03 Scenario 34).

TAHGC-Scenario-One If By Land-Two If By Sea.zip

  • Contains new boards (07s & 07n) in v5 colors, Master Scenario Start File (in v4.1.5a), and Scenario Card in pdf format.
  • Scenario created by and requires use of VSQL v415a & the Cod-Gia and SS extensions.
  • The board 07s is recommended but not needed for this scenario.
  • The use of board 07 can be substituted for 07s.

TAHGC-Sceanrio-1000-Operation_Marston-Maps-SSF-PDF.zip

  • This zip file contains custom mapboards in Version 5 color format (aka SK Style). The boards contain all the SSR Terrain changes and LOS engine already built into them. There is also 2 PDF files representing the scenario in either GIA or COD game play, and there is Scenario Start Files (SSF) for GIA gameplay for faster start up. For COD gameplay simply substitute COD infantry counters for the GIA counters shown in the SSF.

TAHGC-Scenario-2000-Operation-Hubertus-Maps-1-7-8-20-21-22.zip

  • This zip file contains custom mapboards #2001, 2007, 2008, 2020, 2021, 2022, (for boards #1, 7, 8, 20, 21, & 22) and are in Version 5 color format (SK Style). These boards contain all the SSR Terrain changes and LOS engine built into the boards. There's also 2 PDF files representing the scenario in either GIA or COI-COD game play, and there are Scenario Start Files (SSF) for both versions for faster start up.

TAHGC-Scenario-R223-Night_Drop-Maps-SSFv4197c-PDF.zip

  • This zip file contains custom mapboards in Version 5 color format (aka SK Style). The boards contain all the SSR Terrain changes and LOS engine already built into them. There is also the PDF file for the scenario, and there are two Scenario Start Files (SSF), one for GIA and the other for COD (or COI) gameplay for faster start up.