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Mobile Apps

Post by GodricTheWell » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:55 am

I have been looking for some apps that provide a Traveller-esque experience to play with on my phone. I've found some space/sci-fi rpg games, but nothing really connected to Traveller. Except for these two:

Sector - Sci-Fi RPG map tool :vp :vp :vp (that is literally the whole title of the app)
Developer: Taptix Ltd
http://taptix.net/sector
This app is basically a mobile version of the travellermap. You can download sectors, import sector info, create your own sectors... it's pretty rad. It also offers an iPad version.

Fighting Fantasy: Starship Traveller :complication
Developer: Tin Man Games
http://fightingfantasyapps.com/books/st ... traveller/
I already had this one (via Steam) and it is... terrible. It's like a poorly executed version of a Choose Your Own Adventure book, where you don't really have any choices... And, it uses so much CPU that my computer overheats just thinking about it.

Then I found Art Gorski.

TAS Form 2 :vp :vp :vp
Developer: Art Gorski
https://naasirka.weebly.com
He has made a LOT of apps to support (mostly Classic) Traveller RPG players. Some of his other titles include:
  • GunMaker for Traveller5™
  • Orbital Yards
  • VehicleMaker for Traveller5™
  • ArmorMaker for Traveller5™
  • Adventure Class Ships (T5)

Lastly, here is BGG's list of Mac and iOS app resources (clearly incomplete).
https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/2180 ... -traveller

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Re: Mobile Apps

Post by Horizon Jeff » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:54 pm

Some great resources, thanks!

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Re: Mobile Apps

Post by GodricTheWell » Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:35 am

agreed on the Starship Traveller game from Tin Man... I think it shortened my laptop's life expectancy by 12-16 months.

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Re: Mobile Apps

Post by Horizon Jeff » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:40 pm

I don't think I've tried it yet. Is it basically just a merchant simulator?

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