Calculating combat or spell performance

Beware! Nerdy stuff here!

Beware! Nerdy stuff here!

Today for something different. Today, nerds will rule the post. Today, you better read the post with an aspirin, because statistics will be hitting you on the head.

For a while I’ve been fiddling around with statistics, trying to model the combat performance of our troops. I grudgingly confess I took up the bad habit after being mislead by my napkin math on the table, failing every single tactic that “math told me would work”. I decided it was time to upgrade the statistics I was applying.

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The price Dark Elves paid for ASF

A little idea popped in my mind, and I bothered to work out the results to muse myself. I recall that 7th was sometimes marked as having good internal balance for many units in the Dark Elf army. “Everything was good – barring a few exceptions”. So I wondered if they wouldn’t try to preserve that internal balance by updating the cost of the units in a linear way.

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