[messages] [Developers] Re: Roadmap for VASSAL 4

Michael Kiefte mkiefte at dal.ca
Sat Jul 2 10:41:24 MST 2011


Are there any browser based games available in iPad?

I think we have already rejected JavaScript. 

I think you're right that we need a more portable solution but even Apple rejected browser apps for the iPhone years ago. 

- M. 

On 2011-07-02, at 12:01 PM, jeb123 <fjt_us at yahoo.com> wrote:

> With regards to platform direction, I'm thinking that mobile gaming is
> the future.  Clearly, many of the bigger game companies are betting this
> way.
> 
> Being a browser based solution would be a great first step as it would
> give Vassal a way to migrate their fanatical user base from PC's to the
> platform of the future as people are increasingly replacing their lap
> tops with smart phones and tablets like the iPad.  Mobile gaming on an
> iPad or tablet would make huge sense for gamers as they would be able to
> play their games any time from any place from any device and is
> something that other competitors do not do.   If Vassal where to make
> the jump to a browser based system I think they would ensure their
> relevance for years to come.
> 
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