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bayonetbrant

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on: October 06, 2018, 07:18:32 PM
Decent UI for a mobile game?


The Small General series aren't bad.  I've tried the Tiller mobile UI and it drives me nuts.


Some of your favorites?

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Reply #1 on: October 07, 2018, 05:30:46 PM
Like this?




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Reply #2 on: October 09, 2018, 01:16:03 PM
I veer towards the cheesy pay-as-you-go game, like Dominations, Sim City Build-It, Forge of Empires, etc.

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Reply #3 on: October 09, 2018, 01:47:25 PM
Carrier Battles for Guadalcanal is an excellent wargame on the iPad.  :bigthumb:

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Reply #4 on: October 09, 2018, 08:10:07 PM
Carrier Battles for Guadalcanal is an excellent wargame on the iPad.  :bigthumb:

I've had that on my iPad for a while but damned if I can get through the instructions.



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Reply #5 on: October 09, 2018, 08:16:37 PM
Did you try reading them?

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Reply #6 on: October 09, 2018, 08:19:25 PM
Yep, but it's fairly convoluted. Either that or I'm just impatient. Probably both.



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Reply #7 on: October 09, 2018, 08:24:41 PM
You? Impatient?!

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Reply #8 on: October 10, 2018, 06:23:01 AM
You? Impatient?!


he doesn't have the time to be impatient

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Reply #9 on: October 10, 2018, 06:24:26 AM
Isn't that like saying 'I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous'?

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Reply #10 on: October 10, 2018, 08:27:12 AM
Isn't that like saying 'I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous'?

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Reply #11 on: October 10, 2018, 08:31:42 PM
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Reply #12 on: March 22, 2019, 04:18:29 PM

wargaming for 40+ years, win percentage is still way below the mendoza line ... hmmm, should that bother me?


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Reply #13 on: March 22, 2019, 04:50:35 PM
if you like the Academy Games Birth of a Nation Series, there is a good port for 1775 and 1812:

(I cannot find the link for 1775 anymore, in the IPAD store, maybe it has been removed?)


https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/command-colours-the-great-war/id1004606061



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wargaming for 40+ years, win percentage is still way below the mendoza line ... hmmm, should that bother me?


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Reply #14 on: March 22, 2019, 05:00:22 PM
Tabletopia ... is a framework for porting boardgames for online play, ... they are working toward mobile device support (IPAD/ANDROID) ...  I was working with their kit and did some mobile ports .... there were still bugs with it when I last had time to play with it (around Christmas).

https://tabletopia.com/

https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1274379679?pt=118594584&ct=landing&mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Tabletopia.TabletopiaApp

It requires a permission to use our graphics / game from the game publisher to make a kit.  I asked  LNLPUBLISHING at last year's ORIGINS - but, it probably got lost in the shuffle with the busy summer GAME CONVENTION season and all the work they are going forward with the DIGITAL version of their games.

Not sure, but it also looked like an expensive  approach to boardgaming using your tablet - would love to see a tablet friendly VASSAL.

http://www.vassalengine.org
« Last Edit: March 22, 2019, 05:06:30 PM by rickbill »

wargaming for 40+ years, win percentage is still way below the mendoza line ... hmmm, should that bother me?