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To: Paul Zastoupil <paulz@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Mathias Broxvall <matbr@xxxxxxxxxx>, freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: comments on ics solutions
From: Jules Bean <jules@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2001 18:04:49 +0000

On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 10:02:49AM -0800, Paul Zastoupil wrote:
> > City growth follows a nominally linear path 1,2,3,4,5,6,7....
> > 
> > But, OTOH, we are given to believe that's supposed to represent
> > something exponential. I.e. if size 1 is 10,000 people, size 2 is
> > 20,000, size 3 is 50,000 and so on.  Or whatever.  But I definitely
> > got the idea from the Civ manuals that the numbers were supposed to
> > represent exponential, or at least faster than linear, growth.
> In support of a constant foodbox, why does the growth have to be
> exponential?  Why can't we just assume its linear and make it a constant
> foodbox for gameplay sake?


I only meant to outline what I understand as the intuitive
justification behind the growth of foodbox sizes, not to suggest that
it should be that way.


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