Monday, 13 December 2010

Digital Rulebooks

It looks like the wife's given me the dreaded lurgy, which is a pain in the arse as she's now feeling fine. Anyway, I'm not, so the rest of the week looks like being a washout as far as painting is concerned. To cheer myself up I downloaded a copy of the Rapid Fire! rulebook from Wargames Vault for a little over a fiver, as I had a discount voucher and the rules were reduced anyway.

I have a hard copy which is being borrowed over Xmas by one of the guys at the club but I can now print off bits that I need as a when, which is the great thing about .pdf's. I can also stick it on a memory stick and take it with me to France with no hassle. I'm hoping one day to get one of those palmtop thingies so I can have all my digital copies of rules and journals in one place. In the meantime, it's still handy to have them on the laptop. 

3 comments:

  1. Jim, kids and wives get "dreaded lurgy", us men get "manthrax" these days! :-)

    SWMBO has a Kindle which is (more than) perfect for e-books but not so good for PDF's as the screen is too small and you need to scroll a lot so yu might be looking at an iPad or similar tablet.

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