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Re: SV: Map Sizes

From: Donald Hosford <Hosford.donald@a...>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 00:46:31 -0700
Subject: Re: SV: Map Sizes

Oerjan Ohlson wrote:
Status: RO

> > This is not a push to sell product guys, but have you considered
> > using one of our hexed starmats?  They are 4' x 6', have 1 1/2" wide
> > hexs and will layout on a floor or table.  Using hexs you can
> > determine all twelve courses (sides and points) and by counting over
> > and down give the exact location and heading of a ship for next
> Since I'm the proud owner of Silent Death (old and new versions),
> Leviathan, Starfire and several other hex-based space games I haven't
> felt the need to buy the GeoHex felt mats (...though I probably will
> all the paper ones wear out!), but I always play FT on hexmaps just
> of the help they give with maintaining courses. Some opponents have...
> creative ways of measuring angles, and others (especially new players)
> often find it difficult to figure out where the ship will end up; the
> help in both cases :-)
> (OK, the Starfire hexmaps don't look too good, but those from
> (with large, but rather discrete, hexes) are very nice.)
> Later,
> Oerjan Ohlson
> "Life is like a sewer.
> What you get out of it, depends on what you put into it."
> - Hen3ry

The map from Star Frontiers is so COOL! 8-D
It has hexs over a stary background!

Donald Hosford

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