Sunday, September 8, 2019

Some Hex Mapping

I've been tinkering with hex mapping lately, and thought I'd post what I did in the order I've done it. The scale is 25 mi = 1 hex, and the map spans roughly the 35th parallel to the 60th parallel.

The climate information was developed using the Climate Cookbook, and the software used is primarily Hexographer and GIMP, with Koppen climates added in Inkscape.

Now that I have big hex map made, I'm going to pick an area that looks interesting to me and make a 5-mile-hex map of it. Then it'll be time to start building details on that map. Rinse and repeat until the entire 2.25 million square mile area is done!

1. Landmass


2. Landforms



3. Climate - Precipitation

Summer


Winter


4. Climate - Temperature

Summer


Winter


5. Koppen Climates (WIP)



6. Landform Updates & Major Rivers



7. Vegetation


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