COMBAT RATINGS AND RANKINGS - Aetolia Online Help

13.11 COMBAT RATINGS AND RANKINGS

Aetolia has a system of ranking player vs. player combatants. You are not,
however, automatically in the system. You must first reach level 30, and then
type JOIN COMBAT RANKINGS, to be put in the system.

It should be noted that anyone caught trying to manipulate or abuse the system
in a way that is obviously unfair, will be permanently banned from it.

Commands:
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JOIN COMBAT RANKINGS
   Puts you into the combat rankings system. You are automatically assigned
   a rank of 100, below which you cannot fall.

COMBAT RANKINGS
   Shows the combat rankings list.

COMBAT STATUS <player>
   Shows the rating, win/loss record, and fight history of the player.

COMBAT CHALLENGE <player>
   This is how you challenge another player to a ranked fight. You must both
   be standing in the Arena Staging Grounds, and the other person must choose
   to accept. Each of you will be charged half the combat rating of the other
   person. You may not challenge anyone whose combat rating differs more than
   400 either up or down from yours.

   Once a fight is initiated, you have 10 minutes to fight it out, or the
   fight is a draw. In the case of a draw, no rating is altered.

   Once someone has won, each person's combat rating will be altered
   appropriately. Further, the winner will get 2/3 of the total gold paid
   by both participants to use the Arena.


Formula:
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For those who are interested, the formula used to rate people is:

NewRating = OldRating + (K * (W - (1/(10^(-Dr/400)+1))))

K: A variable. If you've had less than 20 fights, K is 100.
   If you've had more than 20 fights:
     If your rating < 2100 then K = 32
     If your rating >= 2100 and < 2400 then K = 24
     If your rating >= 2400 then K = 16

W: A variable.
   If you won, W = 1.
   If you lost, W = 0;

Dr: Difference in Rating. It is your rating minus your opponents'.


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