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To: Daniel L Speyer <dspeyer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Freeciv Developers <freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Documentation, Usability and Development
From: Gregory Berkolaiko <gberkolaiko@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 11:59:58 +0000 (GMT)

 --- Daniel L Speyer <dspeyer@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: 
> I recently introduced Freeciv at a computer camp where I worked.  I had
> the experience of watching near and total newbies learn the game.  Some
> experiences and thought:
> Battle computations:
>       I was constantly advising "warriors won't kill a legion", "get
>       your settlers onto the river and the horsemen won't be able to
>       kill them" etc.  It might be helpful to have some sort of 
>       battle-calculator which you could ask this unit attacks this unit
>       on this square, and it would give the chance of victory.  Even as
>       an experienced player, I'd find this helpful, but it's really
>       important for people who haven't memorized the units yet.

A good idea.
The infrastructure is there already.
I'll try to wire it together.


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