Season 15 just ended, and I'd been playing daily for the lockboxes. Taskmaster was won on the (5 May, Cinco De Mayo). Next season, we would expect to see some changes in the PVP tournament structure; nonetheless historical precedent in understanding statistics will help us a lot in deciphering what these mean and reforging optimum strategies.
http://avengersalliance.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Meisterjohnny/The_PVP_Guide_of_Statistics, is my first blog post. Apologies for the lack of explanations, they will be added as I have time to write them. As you realized, level is a problematic factor. Two ways can correct for it.
The idea is that if levels 260-299 are…
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Intro Thank you to the 260 of you who contributed your data to our collective PVP stat guide. We will be examining it to derive sound, statistically driven conclusions.
I want to personally thank PKB, Caslandr, Leojms, Andy (FB) and Agent Slee (FB) amongst many others who have helped to conceptualize and crystalize this project.
Statistical Primer Here are some basic stat primers.
- We build a model of the world.
- We test it with data.
- We refine the model according to the result.
- We use these results to predict outcomes.
- Multi-variable regression is one way to test how closely the model resembles reality.
- We build a model of the world. Rating is a dependent variable because it depends on other variables. What affects ratings in Marvel worl…
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Dear fellow Marvel Avengers: Addict,
Wouldn't you like to know the statistical effect of switching hero uniforms? Is attack truly the best PVP stat? Imagine what if we could statistically determine what drives PVP ratings over time. Basically everything that can be measured will be measured and regressed to determine its effect on rating throughout the season (I don't know how to do time-series regressions but I could ask around for help).
Please click the link below to contribute
This will take less than 5 minutes I promise, and you will be glad you contributed! Knowledge is power. Power is winning.
Hypotheses The first step is to build a hypothetical model …Read more >
Here's a rough analysis trying to predict where the meta is going.
Note I only started playing in Jan 1 2013, and I'm currently level 75. Thus lots of the information is credited from fellow Marvel friends, discussions, forums, and youtube videos.
SMACK YOU SILLY. 1st gen Warmachine, Hulk
THE META. P5 Emma Frost, WW2 Cap
NEED FOR SPEED AND COORDINATION. Blue Suit QS, Coulson’s revenge, Avengers Uniforms
EVASION! FF Spidey + Nerf later
PVP GAMECHANGERS: SoA, Warbringer Axe, Psylocke-Emma Counter, Demon Set
1HKO: Blaster Thor, Havok
CLASS CHANGERS: Punisher, later OMS
SHIELD MAKERS AND BREAKERS: Dr Strange, IW, Juggernaut, Shatterstar
WE WILL STUN YOU 1: Captain Britain mass stun
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Spec Ops 16 brings a lot of interesting challenges, and it seems like the UISO spending is extremely high.
12 Feb: Let's do some PKB math here: We still have 32 days left: that means (50+30 from allies)*32 = 2560 USIO. With daily spins, perhaps you could get say a conservative 60 UISO. Total: 2620 UISO.
Now let's look at Mission run-throughs. Here is MGeffro's Incursion farming guide which is a good proxy for how many points we need to reach the boss. Even if you have 3 stars mastery in the mission, it makes sense to 3-bird the boss because Minibosses use 20 UISO but only give 3 score. Even 2 medium battles comes out ahead, 20 UISO for 4 score.
Low threat 1
Medium threat 2
High threat 3
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