QuickHex, The hex-paper maker...

Create Hexpaper!

Select Your Options, and Click "Render"!

Paper Width: (30..3000)

Paper Height: (30..3000)

Hex Side: (5..1500)

Ink Colors: (0..255)

Background Colors: (0..255)

Line width:
Hex Numbers:


The color values goes from 0 to 255. 0 is the darkest. 255 is the brightest.

The different backgrounds can be found here.

Use the Transparent background if You want to use the HexMap with your own backgrounds.

To Save the HexMap, rightclick and select "Save Image As" and select to save the HexMap as a gif-file. (This is basically how to do it, but it may differ with different browsers.)

To make a subsector (8x10 hexes) using a "Hex Side" with width 30, set "Paper Width" to 376, and "Paper Height" to 547.

To make a sector (32x40 hexes) using a "Hex Side" with width 15, set "Paper Width" to 712, and "Paper Height" to 1054.

Adding hex numbers only work for hexes with sides with more than 20 pixels. (The text will be too small to fit otherwise...)


Linked and/or used by:
This program was mentioned in a blog and podcast by Lisa Hartjes.

Technical notes:
The program is written in perl using the GD module from boutell.

BeRKA Zho Gott!