Vassal Alternatives

    Vassal is described as 'game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games. Play live on the Internet or by email. Vassal runs on all platforms, and is free, open-source software'. There are more than 10 games similar to Vassal for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Tabletop Simulator. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Board Game Arena or Other Vassal like games are Yucata (Free), Tabletopia (Freemium), Cyberboard (Free) and LackeyCCG (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. Tabletop Simulator is the only simulator where you can let your aggression out by flipping the table! There are no rules to follow: just you, a physics sandbox, and your friends. Make your own games and play how YOU want! Unlimited gaming possibilities!
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    2. With Board Game Arena you can play board games online with the whole world. It is a next generation game platform which makes online gaming simpler and more attractive: -- Nothing to install: play straight from your browser, from anywhere, at anytime.
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      You can't create games, only play pre-existing ones
      Negative comment about 1 year ago


    3. is a free and open-source board game platform. Enjoy free high-quality games on any device that can access the web. Study how the games are made, change them, and contribute back to the community.
    4. Welcome to, an online game portal. On this site you may play various board games against other players. The list of players continues to grow.
    5. Tabletopia is the only free-to-play sandbox virtual table with 100% licensed board games made by professionals. Already 500+ games and counting!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      The CyberBoard board gaming system makes playing board games by mail and electronic mail a more enjoyable experience. The system allows you to easily graphically design the various parts of a board game on your computer.
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    6. Card-game, board-game, and tabletop-miniatures simulator. User-created downloadable game plugins. Minimal rules enforcement. Closed-source freeware for desktop operating systems; payware for iOS.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      ZunTzu is a tool that allows you to play boardgames and wargames live with your friends over the Internet. See the FAQ for more info.
    7. Browser-based Sandbox for Tabletop Games.
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    8. Battlegrounds Gaming Engine (aka BGE) is virtual tabletop software for playing boardgames, wargames, card games, and dice games, whether your players are in the same room, or on the other side of the world.
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