FAQ has global score function wrong

Case number:699969-991495
Opened by:wlemmon
Opened on:Friday, January 6, 2012 - 22:38
Last modified:Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 01:02

Problem: I cannot imagine that the score function on the FAQ for global player score is correct: graph it and you will see that is gives everyone points equal to the value of the puzzle.

with parameters:
max(1, ceil( 1 - (x- 1)/(50- 1) )^7 ) * 100

(Fri, 01/06/2012 - 22:38  |  1 comment)

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You are right, the correct function is:
Points = max(1, ceil(( 1 - (Rank - 1)/(NumPlayers - 1) )^7 * X))

You can download a Global Points Calculator here:
(open document spreadsheet, 20 KB)


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