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suggestions on scoring
« on: June 05, 2018, 12:50:47 pm »
Suggestions for CW4
1- Median Score vs. Mean score. A mean score or average score can be easier to skew by just letting a game run unattended. Median scores give a better idea of what the middle person scored.

2- Meta Scores/ranking: what I mean by this is creating a way to accumulate points for completing more games and ranking. I.E. for each game completed/posted you get one point for every score lower than yours.

What do you think?

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Re: suggestions on scoring
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2018, 01:19:35 pm »
I think I have seen this ranking system in another game with different names, but I can't remember...
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Re: suggestions on scoring
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2018, 03:14:10 pm »
2- Meta Scores/ranking: what I mean by this is creating a way to accumulate points for completing more games and ranking. I.E. for each game completed/posted you get one point for every score lower than yours.
As much as I would love a system like this, one potential issue is that sometimes for one reason or another maps get deleted from the database, and if someone has beat a map before it was deleted, they will forever have more points than others. I would prefer this not to happen, unless this can be properly tackled on the technical side, because many games get this wrong and retain your scores from deleted content.

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Re: suggestions on scoring
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2018, 03:11:24 am »
Is scoring that important to people?

I totally ignore scoring since the current system is skewed towards playing micromanaged and playing paused so you have lower times.

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Re: suggestions on scoring
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2018, 10:11:31 am »
Is scoring that important to people?

I totally ignore scoring since the current system is skewed towards playing micromanaged and playing paused so you have lower times.

Cheers.

Good point, I would suggest scoring that goes on even if game is paused.
(Might not work in every case and is problem in bigger/harder maps.)

Maybe when paused = Fog of war could solve it for bigger/harder/slog maps but not sure if that will work either.

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Re: suggestions on scoring
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2018, 01:41:55 pm »
Is scoring that important to people?

I totally ignore scoring since the current system is skewed towards playing micromanaged and playing paused so you have lower times.

Cheers.
Not necessarily scoring, but a more refined feeling of progression would be something I'd be interested in. That sort of thing keeps people playing.

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Re: suggestions on scoring
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2018, 03:01:06 pm »
Good point, I would suggest scoring that goes on even if game is paused.

I think a "real time" measurement for the scoring board would be great.

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Re: suggestions on scoring
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2018, 03:40:49 pm »
I am also interested in knowing how many others are trying to play as many worlds as possible.