November Vintage in Berkley, CA - Dredgedredgedredge

@rikter It's 94.7% before scry as mentioned by Lesbimagical.

I have to look at my code again for the % off of scry, it's something like 2% though so it has minimal effect on the overall percentage.

last edited by vaughnbros

@rikter Its not a decision tree. Its just a simulation that says:

1. If Bazaar stop else
2. If Powder then exile hand draw that many else
3. Mulligan
4. Repeat from 1 until 1 card left in hand.
5. Scry/Draw top cards until you find Bazaar or hit 8 cards in hand for slow dredge.

From there then you can add logic like:

2. Dredge 2 different cards.
3. Dredge 1 card.
4. Repeat from 2.

You run these loops 10 million times, or something like that for the Central Limit theorem to kick in and give you an accurate estimate. (each loop is the equivalent of 1 hand in real life so the efficiency compared to self experience is insane.)

You can also query your hands for the probability of having blue card + force, leylines, and other important starting hand cards.

@rikter the "i prefer" in this post is the reason for the sim - this is a solvable problem, but all of the Dredge talk is based on preferences haha

I've got some decision logic going where when you dredge it decides what to dredge (preferencing highest #, it isn't very smart yet). Similar with Ichorid triggers, but I'd like it to be smart about triggering Ichorid.

Adding Amalgam in is going to be >.<

@Lesbimagical Yeah I can see that. Im guessing this is because you want to calculate avg turns to win in a goldfish scenario? Maybe you program those decisions by running a little subroutine that runs through the permutations a million times and picks the one that generates the highest average power on board? You could also add another layer that uses the most mana, because in game 1 when I dont need to hold cards to pitch to bazaar when I dig for an answer, I start hardcasting narcos and such if I have mana.

Preferencing highest # bc that's just generally how it works, particularly g1.

I don't think I care about hardcasting creatures, really, that to me is just not a common enough occurrence to account for. I imagine eventually it could account for mana in a g2/3 scenario, for Depths / Stage. Honestly I'm not super invested in this haha, I write code 40+ hours a week so writing more when I get home is rarely what I want to do.

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