By Mark Stoneham
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Two dice, a pencil and an eraser are all you need. Well, NOT ANY MORE!
With the Gamebook Companion you can play all your favourite old school (and new edition) gamebooks on the go with this handy App. Store your Skill, Stamina, Luck and equipment in the easy to use and convenient layout. We've even included the dice, a handy 'Quick Attack' battle button and a 'Test Your Luck' button!
Stats and Dice screen
On this screen you can set your initial scores for SKILL, STAMINA, LUCK and MAGIC (for gamebooks that requre this statistic).
To enter an initial score simply click in the relevant box and type the value. Click anywhere away from the keypad to close it. During the course of your adventure the values for your stats will alter so simply use the + and - symbols to adjust as necessary.
When you encounter a monster, stats controls have been included to allow for a record of the monster's stats. Simply adjust the values the same was as you did for your own personal attributes. As the battle progresses you can adjust the Monster's STAMINA as required by the battle rules. Or use the simple 'Quick Attack' to run the battle for you.
Two dice have been provided. Clicking on the left die will roll one die, clicking on the right one will roll both.
On this screen you can store a list of all the items you pick up during your adventure.
In the boxes provided you can record items. Simply click on a box, type it's name and then press done.
Provisions and Gold:
The value of both of these will alter during your adventure, use the + and - symbols to adjust the value as necessary.
Extra Stats screen
Some gamebooks use additional attributes beyond the typical ones. On this screen you can enter the name and value for these using the same techniques as found on the previous screens.
On this screen you can also store the page number you are on if you have to stop reading/playing. There's also a reset 'Clear All' button. This will clear all your stats and equipment ready for a new character or new book!
What's New in Version 2.5
Whoops! The troublesome gremlins have been put back in their cage and the correct app icon has been reinstated.
- Category: Games
- Updated: 07 April 2014
- Version: 2.5
- Size: 15.5 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Mark Stoneham
- © Mark Stoneham 2012
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.