Popularity of Warhammer40K Army Selection Software

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I am trying to guage the popularity of a software program we are designing for Games Workshop. We are constructing a program to aid gamers in selecting a Warhammer40K army from scratch. The program uses a very cool graphical interface and has statistics, graphics and descriptions of virtually every 40K model in existence plus the ability to add your own. It lets you specify how many points you want overall, breaks down the percentage of characters, squads and support and lets you load and save armies for your convenience, giving you a detailed printout once you have finished. Is this the sort of program YOU would want to have and would you buy it from a GW store and at what kind of price? Do you know of programs specifically for Warhammer 40K already in existence? Please help us with your thoughts and feel free to email me at nods@btinternet.com Thanks, Peter Hetherington

-- Peter Hetherington (nods@btinternet.com), April 24, 1999


i would be quite interested software of this type. i have heard of some programs of the type for Warhammer but no for 40k, I think it was called "Army Builder", it can be found on portent.net it need be.

Thanks Charlie Hetherington (weird huh?)

-- Charlie Hetherington (chuckndrew@hotmail.com), April 24, 1999.

I'd be very interested in a program such as this. I've been trying to make a similar program is Visual Basic for w while, but with little success. please tell me when the program is complete.

-- Mike Connor (mikepconnor@hotmail.com), April 25, 1999.

Good idea Peter. I'm getting sick and tired of making army sheets for myself. I need clarification though. What you are constructing is basically 40k codicies on disk right? Is this piece of software interactive in any other way? If I were to shell out more than $20 for this software there would have to be more than just an army list builder, perhaps some background info the 3rd edition codicies lack.And another thing, when you say "virtually every model in existence" do you mean older models from Rouge Trader as well? Thanks in advance for any reply, its about time somebody made software that accompanied the bound materials.

-- Hank (hryerson@hotmail.com), April 26, 1999.

Popularity of WH40K selection software

A package like this would be very useful, especially if it included all the codex books, special rules etc. Pricing would be crucial. I would not want to pay more than #15-#20 for something like this. I also think that the best place you could sell this would be through a games workshop store. However if it included all the codices it would stop people buying them as the softare would be cheaper than the books.

-- Sean O'Neill (accnts@bssamb.u-net.com), April 30, 1999.

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