Hexographer 2 with Joe Wetzel – Wargaming Recon #167

Hexographer 2 can help you bring a wargame campaign from concept to reality. Joe Wetzel explains the software, the Kickstarter project, and why wargamers should snag a copy of this indispensable world building computer program.


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Through his research Neil discovered the 3 longest-running shows are Drop Pod Cast, his Meeples & Miniatures, and Wargaming Recon.  Neil also said according to dates on the feeds Wargaming Recon takes first place by 6 days and it has been around 6 months longer than Meeples & Miniatures.  Other podcasts like the Dice Tower, This Week in Tech, & The Adam Carolla Show, for example, have been around longer but, they’re not tabletop wargaming podcasts.

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How Hexographer 2 Differs from Hexographer

  • Streamlined backend
  • Cleaner coding
  • New features such as Undo/Redo ability
  • Newer, more polished graphics and icons
  • New widgets and interface

 Backer Levels

  • Add a Few Names $3
  • 1 Icon Set $16
  • Upgrade Only $19
  • Upgrade & 1 Icon Set $35
  • Hexographer 1 & the Upgrade $35
  • Upgrade & 2 Icon Sets $50
  • Upgrade, 2 Icon Sets, & Mousepad $60
  • Upgrade, 2 Icon Sets, Mousepad, & Mug $80
  • Upgrade, 2 Icon Sets, Mousepad, Mug, & Alphas $125

 Unlocked Stretch Goals

  • City Notes Generator
  • 15 Extra mostly Elven “Isometric” icons
  • Castle Notes Generator
  • 15 Extra mostly Elven “Alternate Classic” icons
  • Coastline Wizard
  • 15 Extra mostly Dwarven “Isometric” icons
  • Political Border Tool
  • 15 Extra mostly Dwarven “Alternate Classic” icons
  • Hex Overlay
  • 15 Extra mostly Orc “Isometric” icons
  • Ruins Notes Generator
  • 10 Extra mostly Orc “Alternate Classic” icons
  • Political Hex Widget/Tool

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