The VASSAL Engine is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games tabletop and card games. It allows users to play in real time over a live internet connection (in addition to playing by email). It runs on all platforms, and is free for personal use. For example, there is a Star Wars Miniatures module, where players can play with up to three others in a digital replica of the table-top game.

It is written in Java and is available from Sourceforge under the LGPL open source license.

Available Modules

A list of games for which modules have been created.More, but not all module can be found on the Vassal Module Site: [ Vassal module list]


* V40k a Warhammer 40k Module "Perhaps the most played module" now. [ [ Vassal 40k Website] ]
* Battlefleet Gothic [ [ Download Scourec for Battlefleet Gothic Module] ]
* Mordheim [ [ Mordheim Module Download] ]


* Diplomacy (game)
* HeroQuest
* Space Hulk
* Shadows over Camelot [ [ Module Shadows over Camelot Download] ]
* Illuminati (boardgame) [ [ lluminati Site] ]

Card Games

* Playing Cards [ [ Cards] ]
* Bridge/Hearts [ [ Module Site] ]


External links

* [ Official VASSAL website]
* [ Sourceforge page for the engine]
* [ Heresy-Online Vassal Gaming Club]

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