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Old 03-19-2019, 05:32 PM   #1
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Default Map Scales demonstrated

Does anyone have an actual visual demonstration of the Map scales on ITL page 55?

Basic Melee combat hex 4 feet
Labrynth map hex 3 yards
Village map hex 10 yards
Town map hex 30 yards
City map hex 100 yards
County map hex 300 yards
Barony map hex 900 yard
Duchy map hex 1.5 miles
Province map hex 5 miles

I'm looking for an expanding view of something like a fountain in a borough of a city at 4 feet hex area, then a 3 yard hex area, then a 10 yard borough, then a 30 yard hex section of town, then the rest of the city, etc.

Just looking at how practical this would all be and need a visual.

I don't have the tools to do this yet.

If not done yet, any volunteers?
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Old 03-20-2019, 11:15 AM   #2
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Is this the sort of thing you mean?

Megahex Zoom

That has five nested layers of hexes/megahexes. From smallest to largest: Grey, Thin Black, Red, Blue, Thick Black. The ITL section on map scales lists 9 levels, so this image illustrates either the top or bottom half of the list.

If the small Grey hexes are Melee Combat Hexes, then the next four up are Labyrinth, Village, Town and City.

But if the small Grey hexes are City, then the next four up are County, Barony, Duchy and Province.
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Old 03-20-2019, 01:05 PM   #3
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That's a very well done graphic there!
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Old 03-21-2019, 07:28 AM   #4
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Is this the sort of thing you mean?

Megahex Zoom

That has five nested layers of hexes/megahexes. From smallest to largest: Grey, Thin Black, Red, Blue, Thick Black. The ITL section on map scales lists 9 levels, so this image illustrates either the top or bottom half of the list.

If the small Grey hexes are Melee Combat Hexes, then the next four up are Labyrinth, Village, Town and City.

But if the small Grey hexes are City, then the next four up are County, Barony, Duchy and Province.
Hex.
Megahex.
Ultrahex.
Hyperhex.
Absurdohex.

Thanks for the visual!
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Old 03-21-2019, 11:09 AM   #5
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Absurdohex.
I call that one the Day-Yamn Big Hex.
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Hex, Megahex, Towerhex, Bastionhex, Castlehex, Furlonghex, ?, Milehex
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Hex, Megahex, Towerhex, Bastionhex, Castlehex, Furlonghex, ?, Milehex
? = Hectahex
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Old 03-21-2019, 11:10 PM   #8
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Awesome image

I thought it was originally

Hex
Megahex
Metahex

?
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Old 03-23-2019, 12:19 AM   #9
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Awesome image

I thought it was originally

Hex
Megahex
Metahex

?
It was. I think we were all joking above... ;-)
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Awesome image

I thought it was originally

Hex
Megahex
Metahex

?
Current terminology seems to be mega-megahex. I can't remember exactly where I saw it, but it's used as shorthand in a spell description for "the megahex containing the caster and each adjoining megahex."
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