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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

Controlling for opponent skill would be very difficult, almost impossible :confused: One upside of the fact that he plays in a no-quitters...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 20, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

Right, I think this nicely summarizes how I feel about it. Of course the things we feel strongest about are those that match our understanding...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 20, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

I don't disagree, but I wanted to make extra clear that I'm not proposing "the player next to a mountain or coast is most likely to win". Instead...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 19, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

I recognize the point you are trying to make (and agree with you to an extent!), but to imply that trying to learn something from a particular...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 19, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

Yeah, someone commented something similar on the article and I think it's an interesting thought. I've often felt that lots of the "weak" civs...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 19, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

A lovely way of summarizing science! The scientist in me would actually love to run real experiments now. I have wondered about loading IGE and...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 19, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

So I did run the analysis without the luxury tech in the model, as well as a regression looking to fit only luxury techs, as well as half a dozen...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 19, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

You make fair points. Of course I am not getting at the "truth", just finding associations between certain variables and winning. Trapping...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 19, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

That is actually something I'm interested in doing in the future :) There were 58 mining games, which should be enough of a sample to see something
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 19, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions
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### A statistical analysis of which start conditions improve the likelihood of winning

Well there is nothing wrong with being that sort of person :) I do stand by how I wrote the article. I wanted this to be approachable by most...
Post by: Captain_Wozzeck, Apr 19, 2016 in forum: Civ5 - General Discussions