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Anyone knows a free software that I can use to make an hex board? I want to make an hex board with forest, river, lakes, mountains, and so on... nothing very much well made, but clear and useful.

Any help is valued.

Thanks a lot!
 
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you can buy them (blank hexboards) or use the pieces from settlers and scan them and then copy&paste!
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You could also use a PBEM utility program like Aide de Camp or CyberBoard.
 
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On paper?
You can use this utility to make your own Hex graph paper. From there it's some creative cutting and coloring to get your goal.

http://www.incompetech.com/beta/hexGraphPaper/create.pl
 
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Chessex sells hex mats that I've heard are really nice. Haven't seen one in person though. Here the link:

http://www.chessex.com/mats/Battlemats_Megamats.htm
 
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Try http://www.geocities.com/Jake_Staines/

Can't type more, gotta run!
 
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Café Race is a race game set in a business office. The players take the role of office workers going upstairs to the first floor to get a cup of coffee who then improvise a race while they are going back downstairs… with a cup full of coffee.
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Scott,

Absolutely incredible! Amazing!
 
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Save the cardboard cut out from a hex game like Kings&Things or Settlers is what I do!
 
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I found a long grain and short grain hex map at groganrds.com ADC, I think. I used Corel Draw to create long and short grain kex sheets of various dimensions including several 36 x 48 inch map sheet of Battle Cry hexes.

I am fortunate to have had free access to a wide format b&w engineering printer that prints of 36" wide rolls of paper. we sold the demo unit and cannot get another one due to customer back orders.

But most Kinkos have a Xerox 510P device also and for a fee based on square footage will print your hex map file from a floppy. It is certainly more affordable in b&w.

We may get a new wide format color printer for the show room in January so I'm looking forward to some self-paced sales training in the near future.



 
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This is more then I ever wanted in a mapper and I still have not been able to master it.

http://autorealm.sourceforge.net/

Download it, try it, and thank all those who have worked on it. (I am not one)

By the way, there is an autorealm yahoo group.
 
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Café Race is a race game set in a business office. The players take the role of office workers going upstairs to the first floor to get a cup of coffee who then improvise a race while they are going back downstairs… with a cup full of coffee.
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Thanks!
Thanks a lot to all! I got all the info that I want.

You are great dudes!
 
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