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Points

Postby dulles » 13 Aug 2017, 13:46

As a new player, I have questions about ranking points. It is VERY vague. If one were to accept a draw of two players how many points would you receive rather than a draw of three or four? Is there much of a difference?
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Re: Points

Postby rd45 » 13 Aug 2017, 14:59

dulles wrote:As a new player, I have questions about ranking points. It is VERY vague. If one were to accept a draw of two players how many points would you receive rather than a draw of three or four? Is there much of a difference?


Read the whole thread for context, but this post is probably the best explanation you're going to get. Then there's some kind of multiplication factor based on your rank vs. the other players' at the start of the game.
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Re: Points

Postby WHSeward » 13 Aug 2017, 19:36

There is no easy way to answer in an Elo-system. A 2-player draw scores 50% higher than a 3-way and twice a 4-way. (Just assume there is a pot divided equally among survivors, with a solo getting a bonus greater than the pot.) However, your rating changes by the difference between your actual score and your expected score, so depending on what the expected score the difference in rating points might be different.

Here is an example with totally made up numbers.

Assume the draw pot is 24 so,
2-way score = 12
3-way score = 8
4-way score = 6
Etc.

If your expected score is 6, the your rating points will be
2-way rating = 12-6 = +6
3-way rating = 8-6 = +2
4-way rating = 6-6 = 0

However if you expected score is 8 then
2-way rating = 12-8 = +4
3-way rating = 8-8 = 0
4-way rating = 6-8 = -2
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Re: Points

Postby StarWatcher009 » 13 Aug 2017, 20:19

It's also important to note that solos are rewarded more than draws. Thus a solo is better than two two way draws.
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