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Re: (TFT) Megahex definition

I'm curious, how do you get 4 front-facing.

With hexes, you have 3 front, 2 side and 1 rear
With staggered squares, you could potentially have 4 (maybe this is what
you meant), but then you're effectively facing nothing or two things
simultaneously, so you should "lean" to one side or the other. This results
in the same breakdown as a hex (and a good reason to not use squares as a

With Squares, the easiest is 3 front facing, 4 side and 1 rear

On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 1:42 PM, <raito@raito.com> wrote:

> These days, I'm pretty much a stickler for the drawn megahex on paper
> maps. It adds a bit of entropy (luck) to things. And it can be taken
> advantage of.
> Way back when, when I experimented with using squares, handedness became
> an issue, because a figure had 4 front squares, but which ones depended o
> which hand they were using. And they had 2 rear squares. I also allowed
> figures to face diagonally.
> Eventually, I gave up all that sort of experimentation.
> Neil Gilmore
> raito@raito.com
> ᐧ

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