Hexagon grids: coordinate systems and distance calculations

Posted on December 11, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

Hexagon grids: coordinate systems and distance calculations

[A] poorly implemented hex grid, at the base technical level, has the potential to create massive headaches for me (the programmer) and millions of wasted CPU cycles. The reason for this is the very nature of trying to assign Cartesian coordinates to a honeycomb grid. Quite frankly, all the existing works browsable through Google searches on the subject of coordinate systems on hex grids are pretty piss poor, needlessly complex, or just flat out wrong;

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