Boards, Many or Few to Avoid Memory Issues.

I want to use a Starfield png as a board in Vassal ACTA mod (its a space game).
I know how to do it but should i make just one large png/board or many small pngs/boards?
Which is better to avoid the dreaded out of memory issue?
Thanks for your help.

P.S. Great to see Vassal with its own forum now. :smiley:

Edit: Found the answer to my question in this forum link

Note also that the Map Shading component allows you to fill the map background with a tiling of a smaller image. Particularly for a space game, you could save a lot of space by defining a grid on top of a starfield image tile.


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Thanks , i’ll investigate that :slight_smile: