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Tracking Province Building Construction Dates

Date written: August 24, 2020

Back with some more graphs! Racing bar charts are seemingly all the rage now, so of course I must capitalize on this opportunity. I implemented a racing bar chart that tracks how popular a province building is over time. See the gif below for one of my saves!

A racing bar chart of construction dates for province buildings. Click the gif

A racing bar chart of construction dates for province buildings. Click the gif

Hopefully one can glean useful insights from it, I know that I received confirmation of a certain AI bias shown below.

Building count in a passive game in the early 1700’s. Coastal defense seems too heavily weighted

Building count in a passive game in the early 1700’s. Coastal defense seems too heavily weighted

I feel AI is overly zealous when it comes to building coastal defences. The fact that there are nearly as many coastal defense buildings as marketplaces in a game where I’m playing a somewhat passive Switzerlake game is striking. Perhaps the AI doesn’t weigh trade power as strongly as it should.

Future

Some future improvements:


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