Can't start Vassal

I just downloaded and installed Vassal 3.0 and have been trying to get it to work. Whenever I try to run it I get the following error: “Splash: recv failed” and it closes. I have the latest version of Java installed and I’m running this on Vista. I attached a picture of what’s happening.

Thus spake “takkyon”:

There are known problems with Web Start and VASSAL 3.0 on Windows.
VASSAL 3.1.0-beta3 doesn’t use Web Start, and so will not have this
problem. You can download it here: … indows.exe

Keep in mind that this is a beta release, and so there are likely to
be bugs. Please report any bugs you find.


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That version seems to work better. Thanks for the help.

Why don’t add a warning for Windows users on the main page? I tried several times to start Vassal before noticing this post.