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Here is an incredibly simple way to figure this out without graphs or calculators. Simply count one of your soldiers defeated for every other soldier you intend to defeat & one of your soldiers left behind for every territory your conquer. Example: If you wish to eliminate another player that has 12 soldiers spread over 5 connected territories & that ...


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Let's set a lower bound on the likelihood of winning with doubles, by simply ignoring all cases where it is impossible to win without doubles. Assumption: All board positions considered are equally likely. This is probably not true, but will approach truth in longer games. Consider the case of two men only left on the board, both in the home court, and not ...


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This answer is going to repeat the answer to the question you cited, but add emphasis on one point: Running simulations is the key. You do what Adam's answer said: trying out random combinations and just reducing the results to some numbers you can compare. The relevance to your question is this: these simulations are, by definition, general. The method ...



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