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Re: [FT] Ship SSDs (was: Measurements...)

From: Roger Books <books@j...>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 21:30:48 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: [FT] Ship SSDs (was: Measurements...)

On 31-May-00 at 21:07, The Mad Dark Elf (
> Bell, Brian K <> said:
> > Sheets are harder, but with Palm Pilots and such, it will be easier
> > check designs before a game. No, I don't have one, but they do seem
> > popular at work.
> > 
> > But you are right, for the most part players are on thier honor
> > ship designs for one-offs or Bring-Your-Own-Fleet games.
> >
> *lurk drive disengaging*
> Take a serious look at the Handspring Visor if you're in the market
for a
> pda. It uses the same OS as the Palms (under license) and has external
> expansion for a variety of modules with more on the way.
> I've seen some intersting apps for the Palms for things like dice

I don't know  why, but I have a bad feeling about the randomness of the
die rollers.  Of course, I haven't seen what anyone is using so I could
be wrong...  (Yes, I know, I could pull out my Knuth and do the tests,
too much work).

> and the possibilty of record sheets on a palm is a very intreguing one
> me.  If anybody wants to team together to develop something like this,
> me know, I'll join in to help out as much as I can.

Love to, as soon as I finish my .gzf perl module (I have everything done
up to fighter resolution phase) and finish a character generator for
a homebrew RPG (again, almost done).  Oh, and I need to print those
4x5 negs I shot near Highlands NC, and...


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