Re: How do edges and handicaps work?
Rules as written reply:
> I am still trying to correctly program edges and handicaps into my
> HeroWarsProgram (see the Yahoo! Group (eGroup) of the same name).
> What I understand, having read Roderick's clarification (see
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hw-rules/message/1028 ), is that:
> - If I win an exhange (it does _not_ matter who acted/bid) then my
> edge is added to the bid (or handicap is subtracted from the bid)
> before multiplying. My opponent's edge or handicap is not
> considered when I win an exchange.
If I win I add the difference of my sword edge and his shield edge
then multiply. my opponent looses this amount & I gain it.
> - If I lose an exchange then my opponent's edge is added to the bid
> (or handicap etc.) before multiplying. My edge etc. is not
> considered when I lose an exchange.
If I lose then edges are not involved
The rules ensure your sharp sword will not work to your disadvantage
if you loose.
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