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Hex Map Creation Routine

Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 7:47 am
by Guest
Can someone give me a clue about generating hex maps for games. I mean how does a hex map get genned up ? You don't code draw every single line do you ?

Do you group them into a single entity and then replicate that entity or ?

Howzit work ?

Jeff

Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:43 am
by BoxZone_Author
I see no reason why you wouldn't draw every line individually.
Computers are very good at doing the same thing over and over again.

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2006 9:21 pm
by Guest
I found this while Googling today @ lunch...

http://www.dotnet247.com/247reference/m ... 93548.aspx

This is the sort of advice I was looking for.

Jeff

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2006 9:28 pm
by Guest
Whoa ! Someone trying to write a computer game for the board game called "Atlantis" !..............GAH !

Jeff

Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:37 pm
by Danjen
How would a grid system work involving hexes work, since it doesn't really work in a traditional XY plane?