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War Room: Not worth the wait, not worth the money, I miss iBodger even more now.

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Not worth the wait, not worth the money, I miss iBodger even more now.
The only two things this app have going for it are 1) official status, and 2) it's pretty. It has plenty going against it. The UI is counter-intuitive, slow, and cosmetically confusing. It's cripple-ware: you can't build an army without owning cards for that faction. I had hoped that you could build armies galore, but not see cards to reference unless you purchased them. Nope. Prime and Primal are all you can play without spending money. There's no way to track your collection, let alone track the painted/unpainted state of your models. Face it, folks -- if you paint your armies, you probably spend at least as much time on that activity as you do rolling dice and marking damage. This app gives you no way to determine whether you're building a list out of painted models, or even building a list out of models you own. Privateer Press is a wonderful company to play games from. This app makes them look like rank amateurs. It's very disappointing. I had planned to shell out money for all the faction decks (I own over 500 models across seven factions), but I won't until the app is MUCH better. We waited so long for this sad installment, I'm afraid I don't trust the development team to improve the app anytime soon.
Howard Tayler on Aug 6, 2012 for War Room
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Quite a poor start
Building a list is slow and clunky, once a theme is selected, it doesn't tell you what would break the theme, and doesn't take into account any discounts or free models the theme grants. I've found several typos on different cards (gatormen posse: "gain movement" missing I'm assuming '2"') iBodger is much better, and I'll be using it as long as I can. It's a shame Privateer Press didn't seem to take motes from such a well loved app. I'll just use this app for reference. One star for consolidated rules. Another for pics.
Benjamin Farmer on Aug 6, 2012 for War Room
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Everything as advertised
This app is great! It has all of the tools you need in your pocket to create lists when away from your other resources. The tier system lets you see the benefits of the tier as you are building your list. iPhone's have always been better at viewing information than they are at entering or creating information. The iPhone seems to be more tuned to using the app in battle. Although the list making functions is well thought out for the iPhone compensating well for its size. But, the Beaty of this app is experienced on the iPad. It is a match unlike no other. The full screen is used well and the damage system is instantly intuitive.
Ashail on Aug 6, 2012 for War Room
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Has potential
This app looks really nice, but the interface has a lot to be desired in this build. It really is clunky and is missing many of the features the community has grown to expect. I'm sure this app will evolve and hopefully will be a 5 star app one day, but in present rough condition, it's a 2.
7thProphet on Aug 6, 2012 for War Room
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Needs a lot of work
I am extremely disappointed in this program. I suppose it's supposed to replace iBodger, but it's slow, far far overpriced, and buggy. $5.99 for each faction deck is a total rip-off. The idea is that they replace the faction decks, but anyone who buys the models now gets the new cards. Those faction decks were really for players making the transition from 1st to 2nd edition. As for using the program, I'll give you an example. I was trying to play with a simple Skorne army. At one point, I clicked to view the card for the Praettorian Swordsmen. It showed me the spinning circle and never brought up a thing. Now if I was in the middle of a tournament game and this kind of thing happened, can you imagine the consequences? If I suddenly lost track of all the damage done to my units? Overall: too expensive, too slow, and it makes me sad that iBodger had to die because of this obvious money-grab of a product.
Sandersn on Aug 6, 2012 for War Room
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Ignore the iBodger complaints.
A great in game tool and truly ambitious. It's nice to see a company try something new. If you're looking for just a list builder, look elsewhere (like a $2 calculator) this app isn't designed for that, it's an in game reference and damage tracker. And enough with the iBodger whining, it's dead, get over it.
EverLast07x on Aug 6, 2012 for War Room
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