Recently I have been thinking about whether I should buy a netbook or not. As you probably all know I love all kinds of technical toys and I am still missing a netbook in my collection. But of course I don’t want to just put it into a display cabinet.
If possible I want to put it to good use at the game table. Aside the obvious uses like using it as a PDF reader or music jukebox, what have you used your netbook for? Are there any must have programs that come in handy at the game table? Have you read any good articles about this topic that you can recommend? What are your experiences with netbooks at the gaming table?
As always I would love to read your comments, so feel free to post your thoughts below. Any comment is appreciated!
Michael Wolf is a German games designer and enthusiast best known for his English language role-playing games blog, Stargazer's World, and for creating the free rules-light medieval fantasy adventure game Warrior, Rogue & Mage. He has also worked as an English translator on the German-language Dungeonslayers role-playing game and was part of its editorial team.
In addition to his work on Warrior, Rogue & Mage and Dungeonslayers, he has created several self-published games and also performed layout services and published other independent role-playing games such as A Wanderer's Romance, Badass, and the Wyrm System derivative Resolute, Adventurer & Genius, all released through his imprint Stargazer Games.
Professionally, he works as a video technician and information technologies specialist. Stargazer's World was started by Michael in August 2008.
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