rijackson741: Looks right to me. H46732f's logic is predicated on the same idea, I think  the termial function (triangular number) provides a way of collapsing the sums into a closed form:
The logic is similar for d_c, with a bit of special handling for the crit multiplier.
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Miscalculations in enemy difficulty

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Re: Miscalculations in enemy difficulty
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Re: Miscalculations in enemy difficulty
This should work without a sum formula using the same logic:
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Re: Miscalculations in enemy difficulty
Actually, strictly speaking, it's this:
Getting rid of the summation for dc is harder than getting rid of it for dnc, and perhaps impossible with the floor function. Anyway, to be honest I don't see the point, because the sum is just a simple loop, and N will never even get to 100, so computation time is miniscule. It's also a lot easier to understand where it come from, since it is the general formula for the mean of a discrete probability distribution (something that might be worth adding as a comment in the code).
The floor function in dc is necessary to allow for noninteger values of CM.Getting rid of the summation for dc is harder than getting rid of it for dnc, and perhaps impossible with the floor function. Anyway, to be honest I don't see the point, because the sum is just a simple loop, and N will never even get to 100, so computation time is miniscule. It's also a lot easier to understand where it come from, since it is the general formula for the mean of a discrete probability distribution (something that might be worth adding as a comment in the code).
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Re: Miscalculations in enemy difficulty
I agree with this version. It seems that is enough.rijackson741 wrote: ↑Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:47 pm Actually, strictly speaking, it's this:
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The floor function in dc is necessary to allow for noninteger values of CM.
Getting rid of the summation for dc is harder than getting rid of it for dnc, and perhaps impossible with the floor function. Anyway, to be honest I don't see the point, because the sum is just a simple loop, and N will never even get to 100, so computation time is miniscule. It's also a lot easier to understand where it come from, since it is the general formula for the mean of a discrete probability distribution (something that might be worth adding as a comment in the code).
I agree with this rounding in the d_c calculation because it's like a real hit and the hits are always integers at the end.
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Re: Miscalculations in enemy difficulty
Good point. Yes, the floor is necessary.rijackson741 wrote: ↑Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:47 pm The floor function in dc is necessary to allow for noninteger values of CM.
I don't think it is worth trying to find a way to get rid of the summation (even though it could be a funny and challenging task). So for the coding in AT we will have to use the loop.rijackson741 wrote: ↑Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:47 pm Getting rid of the summation for dc is harder than getting rid of it for dnc, and perhaps impossible with the floor function.
When I was talking about simpler calculations I thought about excel or google spreadsheet e.g. for the rebalancing calculations. Does excel support the mathematical sum function? I know there is a "sum" function but it does something different. On the other hand I don't know if the enemies DR was used in the calculations for the rebalancing at all.
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Re: Miscalculations in enemy difficulty
I don't think you can do a sum like that in Excel unless you resort to VBA. The solution is to use a different tool, such as SMath Studio, which is free.
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HP:224, AC:200, AD:4252, AP:3, ECC:23%, CM:3, BC:174, DR:3
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HH:1, WA:1, CS:2, Cl:1, IF:4, Ev:3, Re:2, WP:DA:1, WP:1S:1, AP:L:1, FS:DW:2, S:DW:1
HP:224, AC:200, AD:4252, AP:3, ECC:23%, CM:3, BC:174, DR:3
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Re: Miscalculations in enemy difficulty
Finally I found time create the code. Thanks for finding the bug and the productive discussion.
https://github.com/Chriz76/andorstrail ... difficulty
https://github.com/Chriz76/andorstrail ... difficulty

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