i-Pad2: The Wargamer's Companion

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Re: i-Pad2: The Wargamer's Companion

Postby Whiterook » Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:40 pm

I used to have to open a second tab ("window") on my PC while checking out or performing orders in my MWF games....so that I could read the PM's and look at the game maps on the thread; or keep VASSAL up running next to the MWF screen.

Now, I can bring up the last SitRep map on my iPad and check out LOS, range, etc., while reading the PM n the PC. This is awesome, actually. On the iPad, I can zoom in and out with a two-finger pinch or spread to see the board in more ways that the simple one zoom in or out on the Attachment pic on the PC.

Another great use for the iPad in wargaming!!!
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Re: i-Pad2: The Wargamer's Companion

Postby josta59 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:09 am

Oh yeah, I look at PDFs on my HTC smartphone all the time. But obviously they'd be easier to read on a tablet.
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Re: i-Pad2: The Wargamer's Companion

Postby Whiterook » Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:34 pm

I am finding the Adobe Acrobat app on my iPad is coming in extremely helpful in wargaming. Put a PDF of the rules on it and you can highlight, make in-document notes, and scroll quickly.
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