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by Mercy
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Diplomacy
Topic: January Ghost Ratings Published
Replies: 39
Views: 723

Re: January Ghost Ratings Published

The way to do the same in GR is by changing your expected part of the pot from (your own GR) / (Sum of the GRs of all the players) into (your own GR times your bet) / (Sum of (the GR times the bet) of all the players).
by Mercy
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Diplomacy
Topic: January Ghost Ratings Published
Replies: 39
Views: 723

Re: January Ghost Ratings Published

I believe that vRanking at vDiplomacy handles it the following way: A CD position is 'worth' a certain percentage of the pot. This is the amount of :points: someone has to pay to take over a CD position and it is equal to some number just larger than 1/2 times the percentage of the supply centers of...
by Mercy
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Diplomacy
Topic: Civil Disorder..players in a game should get the option of switching from their country to one that has no player
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: Civil Disorder..players in a game should get the option of switching from their country to one that has no player

I agree that it is a bad idea to allow players already in the game to take over CD spots, for the reasons mentioned before. I also agree with Kremmen that it would be better if players taking over CD positions would pay at least a small number of points. That way, people have invested a bit in their...
by Mercy
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice and Site FAQ
Topic: Diplomacy Resources
Replies: 5
Views: 181

Re: Diplomacy Resources

Swordsman's Journal (part 1): A detailed analysis of a high-level gunboat game played on WebDiplomacy.
by Mercy
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: O.9999999... = 1?
Replies: 29
Views: 601

Re: O.9999999... = 1?

A real proof would start with "Let ε > 0".
by Mercy
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: O.9999999... = 1?
Replies: 29
Views: 601

Re: O.9999999... = 1?

@ ghug

Given that every two different real numbers have a real number in between them, if you think that 1 > 0.99999999...., could you name me one number that is bigger than 0.99999999...., but smaller than 1?