replicator technology like that in star trek will always be doomed by humans' obsession with assets and ownership, as demonstrated by the popularity of nfts. 24th century humans will have to spend piles of credits just on the monthly subscriptions.

#nft #startrek

I've been thinking about the impact of starting player order on winning strategy games. It seems like the kind of thing you'd want to design out of a game (or otherwise counterbalance). I came across an article that modeled the dice and card game Machi Koro and then used a DNN to play 10,000 games. In the process the author found that there was a significant bias in favor of the first two players (vs. the last two players).

probably of winning vs. turn order

I'm going to see if I can replicate the results using

#boardgame #neuralnetwork