

Hello and greetings from Denmark
Can anyone please confirm if this is the way to count depot points as long as they are in the same branch?
1 depot 1 point 2 depots 4 points 3 depots 9 points 4 depots 16 points
Thank you very much!


Tomello Visello
United States Reston Virginia

Akebono wrote: Hello and greetings from Denmark
Can anyone please confirm if this is the way to count depot points as long as they are in the same branch?
1 depot 1 point 2 depots 4 points 3 depots 9 points 4 depots 16 points
Thank you very much! :) Here is a quote from the third page of the English rules (with bold as written).
DETERMINING THE WINNER
Now each player earns the following bonuses (move players’ depots on the scoring track accordingly):
• For each depot marker on a station space the owner earns as many dollars as he has depots on this entire rail network.
and it is followed by this example (equal sign misplaced as written).
Example
A player has 3 depots on the blue rail network. He earns 3 dollars per depot. Thus: (3+3+3=) 9 dollars earned in total for the blue rail network for this player.


Paulo Santoro
Brazil São Paulo São Paulo

TVis wrote: Akebono wrote: Hello and greetings from Denmark Can anyone please confirm if this is the way to count depot points as long as they are in the same branch? 1 depot 1 point 2 depots 4 points 3 depots 9 points 4 depots 16 points Thank you very much! Here is a quote from the third page of the English rules (with bold as written). DETERMINING THE WINNER
Now each player earns the following bonuses (move players’ depots on the scoring track accordingly):
• For each depot marker on a station space the owner earns as many dollars as he has depots on this entire rail network. and it is followed by this example (equal sign misplaced as written). Example
A player has 3 depots on the blue rail network. He earns 3 dollars per depot. Thus: (3+3+3=) 9 dollars earned in total for the blue rail network for this player.
Or in short: "Yes".




Paulo and Tomello!
Thank you very much for your (very fast!) reply!
I have the game and I read the manual but I still wasn't sure... I saw a tutorial in Youtube that stated that depot points were "exponential" and I suppose that, that was the meaning of it!. Thank again!


Tomello Visello
United States Reston Virginia

Akebono wrote: I saw a tutorial in Youtube that stated that depot points were "exponential" and I suppose that, that was the meaning of it!. Trying to explain simply, the growth pattern 1, 4, 9, 16 is "exponential" becuase each step increases by a rising amount
Compare to 2, 4, 6, 8 which would be an example of a "linnear" increase, where each step remains equal.
(draw those as lines on a graph and see the difference)




Of course...
I just wanted to confirm my interpretation of "exponential"
Thanks!


David B
United States Virginia

TVis wrote: Akebono wrote: I saw a tutorial in Youtube that stated that depot points were "exponential" and I suppose that, that was the meaning of it!. Trying to explain simply, the growth pattern 1, 4, 9, 16 is "exponential" becuase each step increases by a rising amount Compare to 2, 4, 6, 8 which would be an example of a "linnear" increase, where each step remains equal. (draw those as lines on a graph and see the difference)
Oops. That's not exponential. That's quadratic. Exponential means that any two sequential terms have the same ratio, e.g. 1,2,4,8,16,32,...


David B
United States Virginia

Akebono wrote: Of course...
I just wanted to confirm my interpretation of "exponential"
Thanks!
They were wrong.


Tomello Visello
United States Reston Virginia

pfctsqr wrote: TVis wrote: Akebono wrote: I saw a tutorial in Youtube that stated that depot points were "exponential" and I suppose that, that was the meaning of it!. Trying to explain simply, the growth pattern 1, 4, 9, 16 is "exponential" becuase each step increases by a rising amount Compare to 2, 4, 6, 8 which would be an example of a "linnear" increase, where each step remains equal. (draw those as lines on a graph and see the difference) Oops. That's not exponential. That's quadratic. Exponential means that any two sequential terms have the same ratio, e.g. 1,2,4,8,16,32,... I accept that there may be a strictly mathematical definition, while conversationally it may also be understood in a less formal manner. I did not assign the term here, the outside video did.




Ah, David: mathematics has never been my best friend
Can you, please, fill the blanks, then?
1 depot: xx points 2 depots: xx points 3 depots: xx points 4 depots: xx points
Thank you very much!!!


Paulo Santoro
Brazil São Paulo São Paulo

Akebono wrote: Ah, David: mathematics has never been my best friend Can you, please, fill the blanks, then? 1 depot: xx points 2 depots: xx points 3 depots: xx points 4 depots: xx points Thank you very much!!!
No, you were right from the beginning, he was just fixing the mathematical name of the thing...


David B
United States Virginia

TVis wrote: pfctsqr wrote: TVis wrote: Akebono wrote: I saw a tutorial in Youtube that stated that depot points were "exponential" and I suppose that, that was the meaning of it!. Trying to explain simply, the growth pattern 1, 4, 9, 16 is "exponential" becuase each step increases by a rising amount Compare to 2, 4, 6, 8 which would be an example of a "linnear" increase, where each step remains equal. (draw those as lines on a graph and see the difference) Oops. That's not exponential. That's quadratic. Exponential means that any two sequential terms have the same ratio, e.g. 1,2,4,8,16,32,... I accept that there may be a strictly mathematical definition, while conversationally it may also be understood in a less formal manner. I did not assign the term here, the outside video did.
Well, since you were comparing exponential and linear and giving examples, it appeared you were pursuing a mathematical explanation. So I assumed you wanted the explanation to be mathematically correct.



