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Going to War: Creating Computer War Games by Jason Darby

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Creating Your First Hex Map

You are now going to create your first hex map. All of the hexagon tile graphics have already been created, so you do not need to be concerned about your drawing skills or the time it would take to create some images. To create your hexagon map you will use the library feature in MMF2. The library feature allows you access to game content, such as objects and graphics, and then provides a quick way of accessing them and placing them into the frames of your games.

Note

All library files that are used in MMF2 are files that have been saved in the native format of the program. This format is called MFA, and anyone with MMF2 (trial or full version) can access these MFA files, either from the program menus to access it ...

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