Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Representing Vertices And Centers Of A Hex Grid

There are a number of applications where we want to use a hex grid system, but we want to be able to access the vertices and centers of the individual hexes. How do we represent this information programmatically?

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Coordinate Systems In Hex And Square Grids

In a grid, we use coordinates to describe an object's position within said grid. What are some of the differences and parallels between hex and square grid coordinate systems?

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Hex Vs. Square, How Do They Compare?

I’ve been doing a lot of research and exploration of hex grid systems lately for a personal project, and I thought it might be good to share the things I’ve found so far. Not only does this provide a good one-stop-shop for learning about hex systems, but it’s an excellent way to organize and share my notes with other people in order to hopefully discover some new things.