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HexPaper Pro is a mapping font with 62 different glyphs for composing and printing sheets of specialized graph paper, and for applying grids to existing maps. Because it's a font, the grids are immediately available in all your graphics, layout, and word-processing programs, and you can scale and combine the grids as you please. It's a graphic tool for Game Masters, game designers, and cartographers.

Along with the font, you get the 181-page Sheet Book (60 pre-composed graph sheets in black, cyan, and dark-cyan versions), and the 5 page HexPaper Guide, which is both the font documentation and a visual catalogue of its many styles. The best way to get a feel for HexPaper Pro is to download and print the Guide (see the Publisher Preview link, above).

This is version 3.0 of the classic HexPaper font, a Cumberland Games staple since 1999. This latest version comes with a commercial-use license at no extra charge; see the Guide for details! The font is provided in TrueType, OpenType, and Adobe Type 1 formats, so it works with any modern desktop Operating System.

 
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Christoph S September 04, 2017 9:58 pm UTC
Can you make a hex map with space between the hexes?
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S. John R September 04, 2017 11:44 pm UTC
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Sure can! Just layer a lightweight hex over a heavier hex in a darker color. For example, I made the following graphic: https://goo.gl/Uj9uiR by layering the lowercase d (in white) over the lowercase e (in black). By choosing different hex-weights, you can adjust the line-weight and gap-weight in several combinations. In a vector program like Illustrator (or using the vector tools in InDesign), you could then subtract the upper from the lower to render the gaps transparent. In a raster program like Photoshop (or Gimp, etc), you can adjust the blending mode, and so on. Lots of possibilities to have fun with =)
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Christoph S September 01, 2017 3:14 pm UTC
Im seeing a PDF error on the Full size preview and a blank quick preview
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S. John R September 01, 2017 8:56 pm UTC
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Yeah =( It's an issue with the store they'll hopefully resolve soon; there doesn't seem to be anything publishers can do beyond what I already have (there's an alternate preview link at the top of the description).
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S. John R September 05, 2017 8:36 pm UTC
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Previews are now working properly, I think =)
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