The Chess Variant Pages



Enter Your Reply

The Comment You're Replying To
Karl wrote on 2008-05-16 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I used a similar process to make my own board for Connect6 (a variant on
Gomoku), as well as a hex chess variant I developed to play with friends.


One website I found that was helpful is:
http://incompetech.com/graphpaper/. Partway down the page is a hex PDF
generator. My game called for a roughly rectangular grid of hexes, so I
just set it for the size I wanted; for a hexagonal array, just make a
bigger array than you need and trim it.

Edit Form

Comment on the page Make Your Own 91-Space Hexagonal Board

Quick Markdown Guide

By default, new comments may be entered as Markdown, simple markup syntax designed to be readable and not look like markup. Comments stored as Markdown will be converted to HTML by Parsedown before displaying them. This follows the Github Flavored Markdown Spec with support for Markdown Extra. For a good overview of Markdown in general, check out the Markdown Guide. Here is a quick comparison of some commonly used Markdown with the rendered result:

Top level header: <H1>

Block quote

Second paragraph in block quote

First Paragraph of response. Italics, bold, and bold italics.

Second Paragraph after blank line. Here is some HTML code mixed in with the Markdown, and here is the same <U>HTML code</U> enclosed by backticks.

Secondary Header: <H2>

  • Unordered list item
  • Second unordered list item
  • New unordered list
    • Nested list item

Third Level header <H3>

  1. An ordered list item.
  2. A second ordered list item with the same number.
  3. A third ordered list item.

Alt text for a graphic image

A definition list
A list of terms, each with one or more definitions following it.
An HTML construct using the tags <DL>, <DT> and <DD>.
A term
Its definition after a colon.
A second definition.
A third definition.
Another term following a blank line
The definition of that term.