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by Platypus
Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: Strategy and Theory
Topic: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hypergeometric Distribution
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hypergeometric Distribution

I don't know what the problems were with this, but I had some weird formatting and broken tags in the UR Delver primer post as well. Fixed it on Oct 7th which was after the port, right? So, yeah could have been the port.
by Platypus
Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Strategy and Theory
Topic: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hypergeometric Distribution
Replies: 60
Views: 22406

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hypergeometric Distribution

Stardust » Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:35 am wrote:
that playing 8 fetchlands in a monocoloured deck will net you an extra card by turn 6 every 10 games or so, at the cost of about 1.5 life per game.


I need to read the article again, so maybe I'm missing something obvious. But how are you reasoning here, could you expand on how you came to those numbers?
by Platypus
Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:36 am
Forum: Strategy and Theory
Topic: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hypergeometric Distribution
Replies: 60
Views: 22406

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hypergeometric Distribution

Helios » Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:08 am wrote:
poggydude » 22 Jun 2013, 09:17 wrote:to answer your "things you could add" question. An analysis of fetching and just how minimal the effect usually is would be a pretty sweet thing to cover.


:thumbsup: this. I'd love to have a link to point people to.


http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/print.asp?ID=3096

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