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Todd France
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I just downloaded the app onto my Droid Mini, and it appears to load and run just fine, but the screen size looks to be an issue here. The dice results screens could be a bit bigger, with a bit more room between the +/- and the submit button. But the real issue is the menus with multiple options. They're listed single column stacked right on top of each other. I haven't seen any way to expand the size of the selections, or to undo a fatfingered click. This might be fine for a cheap app for a quick game, but for a game I'm gonna invest hours at a time in, and $100 up front, it seems far too likely that these menus will derail a game session.

Hopefully they'll make some tweaks to the app and make the menus more friendly (it's not like there isn't enough screen available). But I'll be waiting until they push that update out or I find myself with a full size tablet before purchasing this game. Maybe I could make it work with a stylus, but I feel like I shouldn't need to.

Anyone else want to corroborate the experience, or point out functionality that I missed, maybe just share that they've tried it on a small phone and didn't find it to be an issue?
 
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Sorry it is basically not payable on a small phone, road to legend is the same. This isn't what they are going for and particularly with more players a big screen (tv!) really helps. Can't say this bothers me personally.
 
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Elyse S.
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I have a Note 5 and even though it's fairly large as phones go I'd still wouldn't use it unless hard pressed.
I imagine they designed everything for tablets and larger.
I do wish they had and "undo" option because I can be trigger happy and accidentally skip things.
 
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Matt Price
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Even if it were purpose-build for phones, I can't imagine playing on one. Way too small. I'll be running it on my old ipad2, or my PC.
 
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Wouter Dhondt
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Unplayable on iphone SE due to font size. Going to use a tablet instead.
 
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Roger Edwards
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honeybunnie8 wrote:
I have a Note 5 and even though it's fairly large as phones go I'd still wouldn't use it unless hard pressed.
I imagine they designed everything for tablets and larger.
I do wish they had and "undo" option because I can be trigger happy and accidentally skip things.


Dan't forget that you can go to the game log and see anything you've missed. I've had to do this a few times because I accidentally skipped stuff. It also lets you go back and check plot elements.
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Paul Kime
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It's even too small on an iPhone 6 Plus!
 
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I have an iPhone 6 S and I think it's ok imo. Of course it's the only device I can use so better than nothing.
 
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Gavin Meakings
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I have been managing okay with the app on a 6 plus, occasional bit of quitting required but nothing too bad.
 
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