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Greig Goodfellow
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I play most games over computer with vassal and Acts for my CDG. I prefer deeper wargames and RPG type . Am considering purchase of a hand-held for surfing and such but NEED to be able to play this type of game if out there. Any opinions or help with this decision?
 
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I could be wrong but I dont think there is a vassal for ipad or android so I'd say your only choice would be one of the more expensive windows tablets (not RT ones) like the Surface Pro 2.
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While not vassal, there are some wargames on Android. One BGG user, David Kershaw has a whole page full of wargame apps in the Google store. see: https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=DK+Simulatio...
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834231...

Solid price for a decent laptop.

Tablets are great but lack versatility.

I'm getting this one for my son for his 8th bday.

Shhhhh . ... don't tell!
 
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Buy and ipad and play

RPG
- Inffinity Blade 1-2-3
- baldurs Gate
- Knights Of the Old Republic
- Shadow Runner
- Xcom
- Bastion
- isabel
- Chaos Ring
- Ravensword
- Orc Vegance

WarGames

- battle Academy
- Battle for Bulge
- Autumm Dynasty
- Orion
- Crimson steam Pirates
- Ravenmark
- Legion of Dammed
- Breach and Clean (Android also)
- Ace Patrol
- Leviathan (Androi also)

Board Games

- Agricola
- Eclipse
- Small World
- Summoner Wars
- Pandemic (3 oct)
- Stone Age
- Caylus
- Ascension
- Titan
- Warhammer Quest
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Yeah just get a laptop.
 
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Wow, lots of stuff out there for both Android and Ipad. The link to DK simulations looks like Christmas to me . Exactly the type of wargames I am thinking of. I understand now that a laptop would be needed to play something like vassal but are these enticing games seen here solo only or can you play other android/pad owners? I hope to decide this weekend.
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Juno44 wrote:


Wow, lots of stuff out there for both Android and Ipad. The link to DK simulations looks like Christmas to me . Exactly the type of wargames I am thinking of. I understand now that a laptop would be needed to play something like vassal but are these enticing games seen here solo only or can you play other android/pad owners? I hope to decide this weekend.
Ideally you'll go to an Apple store and a Microsoft store (or a store that sells both) and you can try them both out.
 
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wwwebb wrote:
While not vassal, there are some wargames on Android. One BGG user, David Kershaw has a whole page full of wargame apps in the Google store. see: https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=DK+Simulatio...

There are far more wargames for android than Ipad. See Touchsceen mobile device wargames.
Jon Nuutinen is an extremely prolific wargame designer,and is android only. Most of mine are android,but I've started going cross platform recently.
 
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OK thanks all am leaning to Android unless I tip right over to laptop.I guess I should find out what coverage is in the 'remote' area I would be in at some points.
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iOS thrashes Android when it comes to board games and wargames.

Android has a lot of wargames, but most of those are indie games with very low quality, they are not official games.

Meanwhile iOS has high quality wargames such as Battle of the Bulge (Drive on Moscow to be released by the same company before the end of 2013, Gettysburg in early 2014).
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