# Hunger Games Aftermath discussions

For all of our Brilliant people - there are now two discussions over in competitions about Hunger Games. One is about what happens next and one is all about strategy.

Note by David Mattingly
6 years, 11 months ago

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Oh I got the pun, whether intentional or not. Aftermath. After. Math.

...I think i'm punny.

- 6 years, 11 months ago

My code contains a link to my website: www.kelvinsantos.com There is a good explanation of what my algorithm does there.

Will it be considered?

- 6 years, 11 months ago

as I recall from your code, there was a good explanation in code as well.

Staff - 6 years, 11 months ago

Sure, just want to make sure extra info is available if needed - especially if my code stand out

- 6 years, 11 months ago

Now that submissions are closed is it possible to reveal the game ending rules? What is "small probability after a large number of rounds"?

- 6 years, 11 months ago

My team submitted our beta algo by mistake. May we resubmit w/ our completed work? Beta has data management probs so its just broken.

- 6 years, 11 months ago

I too would like to be able to change my code after a large part of the community has posted their strategies

- 6 years, 11 months ago

This will not be allowed. Part of the game was deciding to either a) anticipate the strategies of the population and adjust b) design a learning algorithm that just tries different strategies and see how it does.

Knowing other players strategies (if they post them in the discussion) would be in essence a separate game.

Staff - 6 years, 11 months ago

Don't feel like you guys can't do a sequel some time that is that separate game, though! Wink wink nudge nudge.

- 6 years, 11 months ago

Yes, something like this might very well rear its head in the future.

Staff - 6 years, 11 months ago