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Nick Bowler29 Jan 2023 9:17 p.m. PST

What miniatures rules exist that use hexes to regulate movement?

I have built hexes for playing Command and Colors using miniature figures. But I would love to be able to use the hexes for other rules.

Stryderg29 Jan 2023 9:26 p.m. PST

Mini Mech: link
Never played them, but have been meaning to.
Company based armored / mecha game

Ogre and BattleTech, classics

Hex Command:
Various flavors for all of your genre needs

Gozerius29 Jan 2023 9:43 p.m. PST

Many hex-based boardgames can be converted to miniatures. ASL, Sniper, to name a few.

Dexter Ward30 Jan 2023 12:59 a.m. PST

Rommel works well with hexes instead of squares.

Martin Rapier30 Jan 2023 1:02 a.m. PST

I've converted quite a few ruler based and square based rules to hexes. It is fairly straightforward and I do like to get as much use from my Hexon as possible.

RittervonBek30 Jan 2023 2:06 a.m. PST

Look at Bob Cordery's suite of Portable Wargames books. They are designed explicitly as hex or square grid based. Bob is active on here, and there is a Facebook page which is quite lively.

BillyNM30 Jan 2023 3:24 a.m. PST

The Kallistra site has a bunch which are free to download at:
As does the 'Grid based wargaming – but not always' blog e.g., the Western Desert set at:

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2023 3:53 a.m. PST

Great Battles Hex rules by Crusdaer Publishing use a 2" hex.


Martin Rapier30 Jan 2023 7:13 a.m. PST

I meant to add, I've found the various Neil Thomas rules easy to convert to hexes, as is Spearhead.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Jan 2023 7:48 a.m. PST

Hex Blitz for WW2

Thresher0130 Jan 2023 11:07 a.m. PST

Panzerblitz boardgame, and Panzer Leader.

David Manley30 Jan 2023 12:03 p.m. PST

Several of my naval wargames rules use hexes, or have hexed versions. Examples include "Cod War" and the ACW and age of sail versions of "Man o War" that I've been working on over the years

khanscom30 Jan 2023 6:34 p.m. PST

"Raging Empires" -- WW1

Stever07 Sep 2023 6:09 p.m. PST

My games had miniatures in the back of my mind as I have long be interested in the visuals of miniatures. The game maps are small for use with 5/8" thick counters and are made out of a durable canvas like material. My printer will even print enlarged maps up to 3 times the size for those who like to use miniatures and put the counters behind. link

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