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I’m not too impressed. Long story short: read article at wh community about the app being available for iOS. Activating subscription for a lower price than first annaunced?! 15 nok/month equals 2 USD/month. The article is deleted and I have started a sub for a service/product that currently does not exist...

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And I can’t find ePub version of the new rule book, nor the GT mission pack over at Warhammer-digital. Did anyone get to buy the digital books?

Edited by Are Verlo, 25 July 2020 - 07:56 PM.


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It is about time for this non-constructive negativity to stop. Either the conversation turns constructive or this thread might as well end.

A fair amount of leniency has been shown here in this thread. But those who were disappointed and needed to vent have now had more than enough time to do so.

So, to make this clear, further non-constructive negativity will result in this thread being locked.

Edited by Dam13n, 25 July 2020 - 08:56 PM.

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Ha! They’ve actually deleted the article that says it’s available on iOS! Must have some kind of issue or they were premature with the article


WAIT WUD ?!?

Does this mean no iOS support ???
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It is about time for this non-constructive negativity to stop. Either the conversation turns constructive or this thread might as well end.

A fair amount of leniency has been shown here in this thread. But those who were disappointed and needed to vent have now had more than enough time to do so.

So, to make this clear, further non-constructive negativity will result in this thread being locked.


So every single thread about the 9th release gets locked because we're being negative? Reporting on things like "the app doesn't have the new rules for the edition it's released for, on the day those rules come out" is news. Saying the 9th ed faq wasn't updated for the launch of 9th with all the copy paste errors is also news (but that threads locked, great). It's relevant for the subforum and on topic of the thread.

Maybe start deleting the non-constructive positivity and baiting that tries to drown out the actual facts instead of shutting things down.
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They get locked because they aren't constructive. The same complaints being made over and over again does not achieve anything.

This thread may have also suffered from some non-constructive positivity, but compared to the veritable tide of negativity, it's a drop in the ocean.

Edited by Dam13n, 25 July 2020 - 09:23 PM.

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Shutting down areas of news for the relevant topics is the least constructive. Stuff can't always be positive; the app has been delayed, over-promised in features and clunky as a reference. I'm sorry if you get tired of people giving feedback on their experiences using it, but that's news since it just released; if it sucks then it's going to have negative feedback. That's the nature of good and bad things, they'll tend to attract proportionally more of one side.

Delete the gas lighting, keep the threads open so news can be communicated....
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I paid and here's my take:

 

  • The app, as it is now, is the kind of like a new Index 40k until 9th edition codexes start coming out. Subscribe now if you want a similar level of content (including points) for a short period and then maybe unsubscribe once your codex is out.
  • Each datasheet includes all the unit's options, rules (including faction rules, but not detachment rules), weapon options and stats, and other ability options (Harlequins, for example, have their Pivotal Roles on the datasheet), and points for each model and wargear.
  • The organization within datasheets isn't bad, it mirrors that of the printed versions (Stat lines, models in the unit, weapon stats, wargear options, abilities, then keywords).
  • Psychic powers are listed in a single page, but each does turn up independently in the search function.
  • Psychic Awakening book references are not separated by faction. All the stratagems are on one page (for example, Battle-Lust for World Eaters is right before Bellowing Firebrand for Chaplains). Each does turn up independently in the search function.
  • The "weird" factions like Assassins, Inquisition, and Sisters of Silence do not have the rules involved in taking them/using them with another force (for example, I couldn't find the Talons of the Emperor rule anywhere).
  • There's no filter system or cross-referencing system and the search function searches everything, not just the codex you are currently in. It seems to search by item name. Useful if you know exactly what you're looking for, less useful if you want to find all the stratagems that apply to a specific unit.
  • The long term viability of the subscription model (in my opinion) will entirely depend on the army builder, its UI and ease of use, and how much it tracks in terms of list legality.

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Delete the gas lighting, keep the threads open so news can be communicated....

Thing is, we’re on page 25 of the thread already. While the negativity is warranted, to some extent, stating the same over and over is not news, whether you want it or not...

I’ll wait for the iOS version to come out and subscribe, maybe the execution is better on that one although I doubt it. Having skipped 8th almost entirely, it could be a decent resource, so I don’t mind subbing and commenting on the usability of that version of the app...
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Ha! They’ve actually deleted the article that says it’s available on iOS! Must have some kind of issue or they were premature with the article

WAIT WUD ?!?

Does this mean no iOS support ???
If you go back to the announcement yesterday they said that the iOS app would be coming "tomorrow or the day after".

They likely scheduled the iOS app article to go up today and had to change it when it didn't come out.

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Shutting down areas of news for the relevant topics is the least constructive. Stuff can't always be positive; the app has been delayed, over-promised in features and clunky as a reference. I'm sorry if you get tired of people giving feedback on their experiences using it, but that's news since it just released; if it sucks then it's going to have negative feedback. That's the nature of good and bad things, they'll tend to attract proportionally more of one side.

Delete the gas lighting, keep the threads open so news can be communicated....

Or if we want a several page whinge thread we start a new one instead of treating it as news. We all know it's missing things, and GW even said it'd launch missing some features so I don't know how repeating how mad people are that the things GW said wouldn't be there at launch aren't there is "news".

This isn't YouTube. We don't need to treat angry reactions as news content.

Edited by Fulkes, 25 July 2020 - 10:55 PM.

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Okay. -unhooks Crozius-

...lets park this for a bit I think. I'm closing this thread for a time. It's obvious that whilst it is a very hot topic, it is struggling to be discussed in a constructive or positive sense.

Various Moderators have tried to steer it back on course and unfortunately little to no heed is being paid.

We will review its reopening in due course.

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