VASL

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VASL is a computerized interface for playing ASL over the Internet. It does not replace the need to own the boardgame, but it does allow any two players to connect and play each other live over the Internet. Unlike games played over Internet chat sites (IRQ's), you are able to see and manipulate both the maps and counters on the VASL screen and transmit this information instantaneously to your opponent. Play by email or connect to the online server, where you can view other games being played, share information, chat, and compete in online tournaments. It's a club for those without a club, and it's changing the hobby.


Contents

Installation

  • First of all Java 1.5 or later (from Sun Microsystems) should be installed on your computer. Click here.

Release 5.9.3, 6.0 and later

  • Follow the download and installation instructions here

Downloads

  • Next boards, scenarios and overlays should be installed. Download and then unzip the various board archives and extract them to the boards folder. If you have downloaded the overlays, extract them to the overlays folder inside boards. Create a saved game folder. Avoid pre-done setup files that may be available on the internet because of possible incompatibility.
  • V5 Board downloads:

Latest V5 boards (and V5 overlays) are available at the VASL Map Bazaar (or here) and here.

  • V4 Board downloads:

The VASL website and the mirror copy on VASL Dump are both down. The ASL.NET site hosts all files in the Boards section.

  • Scenario setup downloads:

Original Link on VASL website. Mirror copy on VASL Dump (website down).

  • Overlays downloads:

Original Link on VASL website.

Extensions

Complete overview of available extensions.


VASL MOD Files

Latest VASL mod files.


Start Playing

Don't forget to configure VASL to your needs and learn the hotkeys available in the program.

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