By Amy Nugent
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Gamer's Abacus is the digital solution for your analog gaming. Leave the dice bag at home! You'll be able to keep track of scores, rolls, and status changes in your customisable card games, role playing games, and any other gaming that requires a bag of dice, tokens, or scorecard.
Gamer's Abacus features an easy to read and manipulate scrolling score and change history as well. This app is easy to use and you'll be gaming in seconds.
D20 dice roller (2,3,4,6,8,10,12,20,100) with up to 8 at a time, and unique/unusual dice for supported games.
Game history log keeps track of points and rolls for each player.
Lots of colorful tokens make keeping track of statuses more flexible.
Custom support for many popular games:
- Dungeons and Dragons
- Magic the Gathering
- Savage Worlds RPGs
- Warhammer Fantasy Battles
But it fits well with any card, tabletop or penpaper RPG!
Note about Savage Worlds:
Turning on Aces will all GA to auto-compute any aces on the dice rolled. They are shown in the log with a !
Turning on Wild Die will allow GA to roll 1 wild die of the same kind with the rolled dice. It will automatically replace the least value that is lower than itself. Aces are calculated for the Wild die as well. The log will show that you rolled with a wild die, but not which of the dice was replaced as it is done auto-magically for you!
Gamer's Abacus features an easy to read and manipulate scrolling score and change history as well as any die, counter, or point addition and subtraction you could possibly need.
The app is easy to understand and you'll be gaming in seconds, with no overhead or need to learn how to bend the app to your needs.
What's New in Version 3.0
Now Universal - use Gamer's Abacus on your phone or ipod touch!
• full graphical overhaul, retina display capable!!
• UI is simpler, no need to set settings or open popover menus.
• added 1/2 and x2 buttons for MTG players to easily change points
Looks great, a few annoying bugs
Easily the best looking life counter available. A few problems -- it's hard to tell when you clicked something (because your finger is on top of it). A sound or flash outside of the hit area would be nice. Also, there seem to be problems with resuming the app -- it appears the UI can get out of sync with the backing data. There are cases where the life says 0, I hit (for example) +20, and it shows the life total from the previous game (but with 20 additional points). It would be nice if I could configure the number of players that appear so that when there are less players, they take up more space and their counter hit area is bigger. Would rate five stas easily if those issues are fixed. It's so close to being the perfect life counter!
I love the app. I think it's great, but I hate how it keeps going to sleep when it sits on stand by for like a minute. I hate playing a game and having to wake the iPad back up at the end of every persons turn. And it would be nice to have a way for the app to remember players and records of like who won games.
Great tool for PC's
Needed a tool for my Edge of the Empire PC's to track HP, Strain, Encumbrance, and Credits. This tool fits the bill right on. Super easy to use, and very versatile.
Thank you to whom ever put this together.
- Category: Utilities
- Updated: Jan 06, 2011
- Version: 3.0
- Size: 1.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Amy Nugent
- © Amy Nugent
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.