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Subject: X-Wing and RPG Dice iOS App from FFG Available now. rss

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Keith Collins
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The App from FFG for virtual dice for the X-Wing game and the RPG Beta is now in the app store for iOS. It is a unniversal app and is $4.99.
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This sounds like it just rolls the dice for you.
For five bucks?
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weishaupt wrote:
This sounds like it just rolls the dice for you.
For five bucks?

Well, for the RPG Beta, the dice aren't out yet (you can make your own with a sticker sheet). So in this case it GIVES you dice and THEN rolls them for you.
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That's just ridiculous. $5??? Seriously? Not worth more than 99 cents.
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They may be trying not to undercut their own extra physical dice sets. (I'm not saying the price is appropriate in any form...)
 
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It also appears to have traditional RPG dice as well. Still not worth $5, but it is another feature.
 
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I read the title of this thread, fired up my iPad, and saw the price. Really, FFG? Given the choice between paying $5 for an actual set of X-Wing dice and $5 for an app, I'll take the former every day.
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I went ahead and picked it up as I'm also going to give the new RPG beta a try. (my group had been discussing a Star Wars campaign the day before it was announced).

After playing around with it, I can say it is the best polished dice app that I have used.

There is a nice selection of backgrounds and sound effects. Who doesn't want Ackbar yelling "It's a Trap!" in their dice app?

It's probably not worth it for just X-Wing, but a better deal if also playing the RPG.

I'm happy to answer any other questions if you've got them.
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i think ill stick with proper dice

i have no idea how to get an app working my blackberry is junk
 
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ColtsFan76 wrote:
weishaupt wrote:
This sounds like it just rolls the dice for you.
For five bucks?

Well, for the RPG Beta, the dice aren't out yet (you can make your own with a sticker sheet). So in this case it GIVES you dice and THEN rolls them for you.

I'm confused: are we talking about the X-Wing game, or the RPG?
 
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The app has both X-Wing dice and the RPG dice.
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I see.
But I still think it's too expensive.
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X-Wing retail price: $40
Getting the new Star Wars RPG beta: $30
Buying an official app to roll dice for you: $5
Being a huge Star Wars AND FFG fanboy: Priceless.
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For those interested, it's called "Star Wars Dice" in the app store.
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shmitty wrote:
There is a nice selection of backgrounds and sound effects.

Do we get sounds of laser fire and tie-fighter howls when we roll the X-Wing dice? I was just thinking that something like that would really increase immersion in the game and saw this thread.
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chromaticdragon wrote:
shmitty wrote:
There is a nice selection of backgrounds and sound effects.

Do we get sounds of laser fire and tie-fighter howls when we roll the X-Wing dice? I was just thinking that something like that would really increase immersion in the game and saw this thread.


Yep. In 2 of the sound sets (Rebel and Imperial), there are laser blasts as the dice are rolled.
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shmitty wrote:
Yep. In 2 of the sound sets (Rebel and Imperial), there are laser blasts as the dice are rolled.

*twitch*
 
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chromaticdragon wrote:
shmitty wrote:
Yep. In 2 of the sound sets (Rebel and Imperial), there are laser blasts as the dice are rolled.

*twitch*

I failed at resisting
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Afraid I couldn't resist either. £2.99 in the uk. Oh well, it's only the price of a coffee at certain big chains.
 
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I bought it for my iPad and 2x iTouches. Great deal. Just pack a lunch one day instead of eating fast food. shake
PS - I go home everyday from work for lunch.
 
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Considering how lucky I am with real dice, why would I want something really random... I will lose more now! laugh
 
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Er, I don't get it.

What's wrong with actually rolling the dice?
 
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