By Lanza Giuseppe
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PF Battle is a great initiative Tracker, it is a monster reference, it is a DM helper for rolling monsters' attacks, it is a simple player manager...
PF Battle is a complete PF RPG battle manager.
The only and definitive battle manager for your PF RPG live sessions.
This tool will give you a complete and freely updated library of managed monsters. You will have the ability to easy create your battles, manage initiative, monster attacks, special attacks, see spells... you can have a complete monster sheet at your finger tips. No need of books. All feats, all rules in one place. No need to hard searching in expansive books for rules.
Time saver, money saver, you can have it! It's PF Battle.
I've dreamed this app since i was a beginner in this great game.
If you know my work with PFRPG rd you know that what i'm saying is true.
Thank you for your support.
Save your time! Enjoy PF Battle.
What's New in Version 1.5.1
-Player modify bug-Fix
-Fixed crash while trying to open old battles after updating
The best PF battle tracker available, but room for improvement
First, the good news: This is hands-down the best Pathfinder battle tracker available on iOS. The interface is mostly intuitive and friendly, and the app is straightforward to use after a bit of experimentation and playing around with it. If you've been searching for the best combat tracker tool, you've found it. I can recommend this with confidence.
Room for improvement: As almost every other reviewer has mentioned, this app desperately needs the capability to add custom monsters. Most, if not all, of the published adventures for PF have monsters that are modified in some way. This app has no effective way to account for it. One semi-useful workaround is to add custom monsters as "Players" in the app. This will allow you to specify the basic combat stats of the monster, and at least will offer a placeholder for your paper notes about the custom beast. But the app really needs to support custom monsters natively, with the capability to permanently add monsters to the monster database, including lists them in the CR lists. If this functionality is added, this app jumps to an easy 5/5 stars. But rest assured that even if this capability is never added, this tracker is the best one on the market and easily worth the purchase price.
Great, with room for improvement.
I have, sadly, purchased almost every initiative tracking app on the market place. The one I have been using does absolutely everything I want it to do, but it does it very slowly and it crashes a bit too often. Then I have to reload and lose progress from my encounter.
This newer app does a lot, and it does it very quickly. But there are a couple of things it can't currently do, that are currently preventing it from being my go to app.
What this app does right: This app is quick and intuitive. There is very little loading to worry about and I am able to switch back and forth between this and PFRPG rd with ease. Everything is well tracked and presented neatly and efficiently. Attacks, saves, and other rolls,can be autorolled and rerolled. I can't stree enough here how nice the presentation is and how quick the navigation is.
Room for improvement: No option for monster customization what so ever. I can not create custom NPCs, not even as a place holder with a short description. The expended OGL Pathfinder monsters and NPCs are not currently in the database. Also, I can not delete and add monsters from encounters on the fly, but rather have to back out and edit the encounter.
If these issues are remedied in future updates this WILL be my go to combat app.
Making it so that you can custom make monsters would be a LOT of work although nice, and would love to see it in the future. What I would like to see sooner though is minor things like being able to change the hit points (like maximize for battles). Adding monsters on the fly during a battle without having to back out and edit the battle. And when you add a condition, have countdown timer of how long the condition is suppose to last instead of it just keeping track of how long the condition has been up.
Have purchased all of your apps and will continue to. Keep up the good work!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Feb 11, 2013
- Version: 1.5.1
- Size: 7.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Giuseppe Lanza
- © 2013 La Nuova Era
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.