Re: [nbos] [AS] iOS viewer app?
Tuck
Mon Jan 9th, 2012
All that's definitely achievable. The trouble is it's a fairly large
undertaking, and NBOS would have to want it.

tuck

On Mon, 09 Jan 2012 16:27:19 +1100, Doug Jessee <ldjessee-at-gmail.com> wrote:

> Wow, that would be cool for AS, but it would be so much cooler for
> Fractal
> Mapper!
>
> Virtual game table that can be viewed by many!
>
> And, if it works like that, then people could be remote (ie, not close
> by)
> and still 'share' in the virtual game table seen through augmented
> reality.
>
> Sorry, now my gears are really turning...
>
> -Doug Jessee
>
>
> On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 7:47 PM, Tuck <tuck-at-asylumproductions.net> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I'm a long-time lurker on this list. However this thread makes me want
>> to
>> reply. I make iOS and Android apps for a living, and I specialize in
>> Augmented Reality apps. Mostly cute commercial stuff, but I've long
>> wished
>> for something I can use to help me with my SF games.
>> I'm a big AS fan, though I've not used it in a couple of years.
>> But I'd like to open the floor to suggestions as to what people would
>> like
>> to see in an AS helper app. I'm not suggesting I would make it as such.
>> I
>> certainly don't want to interfere with nbos in any way. If they have
>> something in the pipe, fantastic. However I would be honored to help
>> crowd-design or at least make up a wish-list.
>>
>> For starters, let me throw out that I'd like the mobile app to be able
>> to
>> be a remote control for the AS application running on the PC or mobile.
>> This would allow for easy control of data flow to other players, and if
>> we
>> all had our phones or tablets at a game... then we all just log onto a
>> server or service and we're all seeing the data the GM wants us to see.
>>
>> Plus... if there was an AR function in there... it would allow the game
>> table to be treated as a kind of fake holographic projector. I do work
>> like
>> this all the time. It's not hard. The point here is that all the players
>> would be able to see the star systems hovering over the playing surface.
>>
>> Anyway, that's my two cents. I hope I'm not stepping on anyone's toes
>> here.
>>
>> tuck
>>
>>
>> On Mon, 09 Jan 2012 02:27:07 +1100, Mike Oliver <
>> m.oliver121-at-btinternet.com> wrote:
>>
>> Wow! That's two of us!
>>> Cheers,
>>> Mike
>>> www.warmodelling.com
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>>> On Behalf Of Morkalg
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>>> Subject: Re: [nbos] [AS] iOS viewer app?
>>> I'd like to see a mobile app, on android.
>>> On Jan 7, 2012 12:30 AM, "Doug Jessee" <ldjessee-at-gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Does anyone besides me want a way to view the systems and sectors
>>> created in AS on the web and/or an iOS device?
>>>
>>> I saw this app and thought of how cool it would be to just pass around
>>> my iPad to my players and let them take a look at the system or sector.
>>>
>>> http://itunes.apple.com/us/**app/planetary/id432462305?mt=8<http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/planetary/id432462305?mt=8>
>>>
>>> -Doug Jessee
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