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Doctor X

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Hello,

Well, the title says it all. I've read about what VASSAL is and as you can see from my little gamer badge I have no game group.

How does one get started using VASSAL and what's it like? Anyone mind summarizing?

 
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I wrote a little tutorial for playing Victory Lost using VASSAL which might help you get started: http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/154388

As for finding opponents, that's a bit difficult. You could try Shad's list: http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/23350

Good luck.
 
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There's a tutorial on the VASSAL website:
http://www.vassalengine.org/wiki/doku.php?id=getting_started:getting_started

If you get stuck, feel free to post a message to the VASSAL forums:
http://www.vassalengine.org/forums/
or contact one of the VASSAL users here. Lots of them are listed in the GeekList that Squonk linked.
 
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Thanks guys. All I'm really looking for is an opponent; is VASSAL not the best choice? Should I try Cyberboard?
 
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Cyberboard is not as user friendly. I started vassal a year ago and it took no time at all to learn. I have around 6 games going now! No shortage of opponents.
 
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Download a mod and play around a little bit solo. You will get the hang of it pretty quickly. Than checkout the vassal competitors list here or post on the games you want to play. I also will post on CSW if I'm looking for someone to play.
 
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Doctor X wrote:
Thanks guys. All I'm really looking for is an opponent; is VASSAL not the best choice? Should I try Cyberboard?

This really works. I've found opponents for everything here.
The BoardGameGeek VASSAL Competitor's Directory
http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/23350
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