Re: [nbos] [AS] iOS viewer app?Doug Jessee Mon Jan 9th, 2012
Wow, that would be cool for AS, but it would be so much cooler for Fractal
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...
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.
> On Mon, 09 Jan 2012 02:27:07 +1100, Mike Oliver <
> m.oliver121-at-btinternet.com> wrote:
> Wow! That's two of us!
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> On Behalf Of Morkalg
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>> To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
>> 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:
>> 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.
>> -Doug Jessee
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