Remember the Hurst Tournament Scoring system? No? Go and read about it, then, because the Mean Comparison Scoring system is based on HTS. In this case, however, MCS scoring is a DBS system, whereas HTS is an SCS system. In other words, MCS is based on points awarded by the outcome of the game. WhatContinue reading “Mean Comparison Scoring system”
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What is your strategy to solo?
I was browsing Reddit and came across this question (in a slightly different form). I’ve seen similar questions before. After all, it’s very usual for a game of Diplomacy to end in a draw. This isn’t surprising. There are seven players, with seven approximately equal starting positions, all trying to achieve the best they canContinue reading “What is your strategy to solo?”
SCORING DIPLOMACY 3: What Should a Scoring System Achieve?
I’ve previously discussed various scoring systems common to Diplomacy tournaments. Each system has pros and cons. None of them are perfect, and it often comes down to how you believe a Diplomacy game should be played. How should Diplomacy be played? Calhamer had it that games should be played with a primary objective in mind:Continue reading “SCORING DIPLOMACY 3: What Should a Scoring System Achieve?”