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New on CTAN: wargame

Date: September 26, 2022 8:13:33 AM CEST
Christian Holm Christensen submitted the wargame package. Version number: 0.2.1 License type: cc-by-nc-4 Summary description: A LaTeX package to prepare hex'n'counter wargames Announcement text:
Please find the new LaTeX package wargame for making Hex'n'Counter wargames in /macros/latex/contrib/wargame
This package is located at https://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/wargame More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/wargame
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wargame – A package to prepare hex'n'counter wargames

This package can help make classic Hex'n'Counter wargames using . The package provide tools for generating

  • Hex maps and boards
  • Counters for units, markers, and so on
  • Counter sheets
  • Order of Battle charts
  • Illustrations in the rules using the defined maps and counters

The result will often be a PDF (or set of PDFs) that contain everything one will need for a game (rules, charts, boards, counter sheets).

  • The package uses NATO App6 symbology for units.
  • The package uses NATO App6 symbology for units.
  • The package uses TikZ for most things.
  • The package support exporting the game to a VASSAL module

See also the README.md file for more, and of course the documentation (including the tutorial in tutorial/game.pdf).

Copyright2022 Christian Holm Christensen
MaintainerChristian Holm Christensen



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