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Old 12-25-2019, 04:26 AM   #10
Steve Plambeck
Join Date: Jun 2019
Default Re: Practical Mapmaking

For those using many different scales, how do you decide on turn length and movement allowance on those different maps? (I haven't looked too closely at that part of the new ITL but I suppose it gave some guidelines?)

A million years ago I wrote a utility program (this was is in MS QuickBasic under DOS it's so old) that calculates MA based on any hex size and turn length you tell it. It also gives sizes for various urban areas, from hamlet to imperial capitol, expressed as hexes for the scale being used, and the range in hexes for arrow fire, both arced and LOS, at the chosen scale. I sourced the underlying stats from a few books on medieval warfare, but I no longer remember which ones. If anyone wants to play with it I could e-mail a copy. I guess I should find a place to post that!
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