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Old January 9, 2011, 07:20   #1
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Ladder equation

I was wondering about the equation used to rank scores on the *Angband* ladder - is this mentioned anywhere, a forum search doesn't show any posts. It appears to max out at 99M. Obviously slaying Morgoth should be a bonus but doing this in the least number of moves with inferior characters demonstrates skill.

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Old January 9, 2011, 07:29   #2
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Ladder is sorted by level first, then experience, more is better. If you're interested in leet winner achievements, toggle the sort order to 'winners' (this is recent addition).

The reason I went with exp is that back when I started this site, dumps contained little other useful fields I could use. Modern competition mini-ladders are usually* sorted by exp/turns, which should approximate playing skill instead of grind.

*) Unless Nick comes up with something mad, which is often.
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