Forum:Best way to play on the go?

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I'd love to have a bit more accessibility to NetHack. I have a laptop, but I almost wish I could just play on a tablet or something.

I also have an iPhone, but the iNetHack 2 app is... Well... Not that ideal or accessible in my opinion. Movement is super clunky and tedious. Now if I could connect a bluetooth keyboard we'd probably be in business. Maybe I am missing something with this app because reviews are generally great, although few. It feels like it needs an movement interface and not just clicking in the general direction - clumsy at best. Maybe I need to play it longer. I'd love to hear impressions.

I'm not buying an iPad just for this, but I could pick up an Amazon Fire. Does anyone play using a Fire and bluetooth keyboard? Thoughts?

I don't have a PSP or Vita, and likely wouldn't get one for NetHack because again I really think some level of keyboard access is mandatory. Idk, let me know what you all think.

Ok thanks for reading and for any insight,

Best, --Ryan Dorkoski (talk) 15:57, 30 October 2017 (UTC)

I've also played both iNetHack and iNethack 2, and I think it's the best we're gonna get on mobile. NetHack is simply meant for the terminal with a working keyboard, so unless you get an old Blackberry, I think touch keys taking up half the screen will have to do.--π“’π‘œπ“…π’½π’Ύπ’Ά π“œπ’Άπ“€π‘œπ“‰π‘œ (talk) 08:28, 4 November 2017 (UTC)

Yeah I agree. Thanks for the response. I'm wondering, though, about a bluetooth keyboard with a small-ish tablet like the Amazon Fire. Hmm. I may try it. --Ryan Dorkoski (talk) 12:39, 6 November 2017 (UTC)