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Title: Scoring Help
Post by: Buttons28 on May 26, 2012, 10:22:51 PM
Can someone help me out?

Here's what I want my setup to be:

Last place: -5 points
every place after that, 1, then 2, then 3...and so on.
knockouts: 1 point
first place gets double points then added his knockouts on the end.


7 players, 7th (-5) 6th (1) 5th (2) 4th( 3 + 2 (knockouts)) 3rd (4 + 2(knockouts)) 2nd (5 + 1 knockout)) 1st (12 double + 1 knockout)) (13 total)

Is there anyway I can get a formula like this? It's probably not possible.
Title: Re: Scoring Help
Post by: Magic_fubu on May 26, 2012, 10:58:26 PM
Here's what I can come up with to put in the 'points for playing' box: n-r+nh

n=number of players
nh= number of hits (knockouts) a player has earned.

Since you have the first out as -5 points, I would make a prize, non-monetary, points, -5, and award award it to the first person out. I'm not sure if there is a way to add it in to the formula, but if there is, I'm sure someone else will let you know. At the very least, this will be a good start.
Title: Re: Scoring Help
Post by: Corey Cooper on May 27, 2012, 12:26:19 PM
if(rank = 1, position * 2, if(position = 1, -5, position)) + numberOfHits