Hexagram-8 Home Page
Welcome to the home page for Hexagram-8, the I Ching
All links function as of 29 June 1998.
We have an archive including a number of IC-related files and
archives of all traffic back to the beginning of the list.
the Hexagram-8 Archives
News of 21 June 1998: The archive link above
now functions; it was discombobulated for a few weeks by a reorganisation
at Apocalypse. We have also replaced the list archives from the
first seven months of Hex8 (April through November 1995); these
had been missing for some time. The archives also contain a number
of other files from early contributors to the list.
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I Ching Links
If you visit just one site...
I Ching Bookmarks
... visit this one, and you'll end up visiting all the
rest. The single most comprehensive collection of I Ching links
on the Web. Alphabetically organised and uncommented, still the
best place to go to quench your thirst for I Ching info.
I Ching Readings
... are all over the place on the Web. Here are a couple of
I Ching Software
- Oracle of Changes ...
www.iching.com is the home page of Visionary Networks, where
you can sample and order their "Oracle of Changes,"
a nonsexist and contemporary way to access the I Ching through
multimedia. The whole thing is based on the old Mac/DOS program
"Synchronicity," but it's better, because they could
include more on CD-ROM. OoC has a voiceover reading every hexagram
and line, a quasi-VR environment called the Cave of the Oracle
with a divinatory koi pool, the ability to save past readings
in a log, Tarot-like images for every hexagram, and QuickTime
movies of interviews with I Ching scholars. Recommended.
- Talis I Ching Software
... looks like a pretty good program. Seems to be freeware nowadays.
- Richard K. Thompson
Software Development ... publishes "Chou I," an
I Ching program for MS-DOS.
Ching Master is a program in progress by Yours Truly that
does I Ching hexagram analysis , as well as casting hexagrams
in a number of different ways. Development is stalled for the
moment, but it was planned to be part of a software suite for
the Mac (and later Windows) called Cloudbusters. All I Ching
Master files at the above link begin with "icm" and
are dated. You need a Mac and something like Stuffit Expander
to decode I Ching Master. (Note: If you download an older version
that requires a password, the password is "grandfather".)
I Ching Texts
to I Ching ... Has a lot of stuff, including a complete ASCII
version of the I Ching and some UNIX source for the same.
- I Ching ... Has
the hexagram texts indexed in various ways and accessible from
your Web browser.
Tzu's Chinese Philosophy Page
Brown's Chinese Philosophy Page
Strategies Web Site ... devoted to a modern oracle developed
by Brian Eno and friends. The ObStrat program on my PalmPilot
is incredibly useful.
Strategies ... another Oblique Strategies site. You can find
Oblique Strategies software here for a variety of platforms.
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