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Forum: Songs of the Week 09-14-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,286
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Official Tournament Round 6 Songs + bonus files

This is making me more and more convinced that D8 finale is Whimper Wall
Forum: FFR General Talk 08-29-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,576
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: How do you pronounce "AAA"?

dunno why this is a debate, it's obviously pronounced "AAA"
Forum: FFR General Talk 08-26-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,331
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Scoring Data in Brutal Difficulty Range

I'm not sure where I gave off the impression that I'm taking any of this personally, but if that's what you're getting, that wasn't my intention, I'm sorry for giving off that impression. The current...
Forum: FFR General Talk 08-26-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,331
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Scoring Data in Brutal Difficulty Range

Who gave you shit aside from Mina? I don't think anyone here would actively oppose you or anyone else trying to make a difficulty calc.



It's been stated over and over and over again by so many...
Forum: FFR General Talk 08-26-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,331
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Scoring Data in Brutal Difficulty Range

Well, the current system relies entirely on the manually-assigned difficulty rating to sum up all the factors like chart structure. To do anything different, we'd basically need an automatic...
Forum: FFR General Talk 08-25-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,331
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Scoring Data in Brutal Difficulty Range

I feel like this would add way too much variability to a player's skill rating, in that you could suddenly drop rating just because someone else did well on a file. Not to mention, it would be...
Forum: Chit Chat 08-11-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Rip Flash

This blog is more than 2 years old, did something change recently?
Forum: FFR Events 08-5-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

78 on R1, 93 on R2 (by winning the round), then back to 78 on R3 (by losing the 2nd round and gaining a strike), then up to around 87 on R4 (by winning the 3rd round).

If a player were to follow...
Forum: FFR Events 08-5-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

Admittedly that would be a bit tricky, since in each successive round there would be more and more uncertainty in the skill rating of the participants of each group. But here's what I would do, using...
Forum: FFR Events 08-5-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

No, we actually wouldn't.

In the first round, we'd need one file, since there's one group.

In the second round, we'd need two files: one for the zero-strike group, and one for the one-strike...
Forum: FFR Events 08-5-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

I know there have been several different proposals for divisionless tournaments in the past. Trumpet ran a divisionless tournament (http://www.flashflashrevolution.com/vbz/showthread.php?t=140380)...
Forum: FFR Events 08-5-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

I'm arguing that the divisional system as a whole is flawed and needs to be replaced. That's why I said at the beginning that adding a D8 might work for now (since it reduces the number of players...
Forum: FFR Events 08-5-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

Sure, but from my point of view this is less a measure a success of the divisional system and more of a measure that it's not a catastrophic failure, as if every division went 1-2-3 there would be...
Forum: FFR Events 08-5-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

Is this about last tournament? Because he didn't really come out of nowhere, he was already high D6 before the tournament. In fact, almost no one truly "came out of nowhere" last tournament.
...
Forum: FFR Events 08-4-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

Who has won from the bottom of a division in the past? I can't remember anyone winning from the bottom of a division above D3.

And I actually wish there were records of the skill ratings of OT...
Forum: FFR Events 08-4-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

I think this can be worked around given the right tournament structure. There's been many proposals for formats for divisionless OTs, and I know I'm not the first to suggest this.

And also, I...
Forum: FFR Events 08-4-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

...Alright, maybe I chose a bad example. I can't say that I've ever had a mindblock on a file that meant the difference between an AAA and 12+ goods, but maybe it's different for you folks in D8. I...
Forum: FFR Events 08-4-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 146
Poll: D8 Deb8
Views: 3,796
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: D8 Deb8

I'm in favor of a D8 for this OT, but I feel like that's answering the wrong question. Love it or hate it, the division system needs to go. Why? Because it encourages holding yourself back, if you...
Forum: Brag Board 07-29-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Forum: Brag Board 07-28-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: REGIONAL RANKING #1

This post reminded me that my region was still set to Gulf Coast, even though it's been more than two years since I actually lived there
Forum: Brag Board 07-28-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,712
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: ODD-22 IS DEAD

how in the holy mother of synthlight is that rank 52

i sense some bans in the immediate future
Forum: Contested Chart Difficulties 07-11-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Can Can (Piano Version) [54 or 56]

Honestly I could see it even higher than 56...of course I'm total trash at runningmen but I can AAA or low-SDG most of the songs in that level and I'm not even close to SDG'ing that one.
Forum: Chit Chat 06-16-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Seattle

I'd be down to meet up sometime. Totally need to stop skipping the VancouFFRs for no good reason too
Forum: FFR Events 06-4-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Sticky: Poll: Upcoming Blitz Formats
Views: 1,075
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Upcoming Blitz Formats

Highest user star ratings (maybe >4.5 stars? or whatever the six highest rated 103+ are for D7)
Forum: Chit Chat 01-18-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,800
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: personality test

Openness to experience: 75/100
Agreeableness: 21/100
Conscientiousness: 50/100
Negative emotionality: 8/100
Extraversion: 33/100

Openness seemed a bit high but everything else checked out
Forum: Brag Board 01-13-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,067
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: 1 Handed thread!

https://i.imgur.com/CSgjtpr.png

Guess I still got it? Somewhat? Maybe?
Forum: Brag Board 01-5-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,067
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: 1 Handed thread!

I now feel like I have to go back to one-handing just to defend my honor
Forum: Tournaments 12-15-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 90,802
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Forum: FFR General Talk 11-14-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,857
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Interest in (User-Run) Tourney

Heh, I'd play, even though I haven't played seriously in several months and am probably trasher than trash by now.
Forum: Other Forum Games 09-1-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,790
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Flash Flash Revolution: Anagram Edition

a
affluent
Falafel
fashion
flash
floral
lash
lotion
lover
serious
Forum: Other Forum Games 09-1-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,790
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Flash Flash Revolution: Anagram Edition

a
fashion
flash
lash
lotion
lover
shrivel
solution
solutions
volatile
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-26-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,976
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Vertex BETA vrofl Difficulty Level (hypothetical)

It's not.

Also, if I remember correctly vROFL isn't ranked (similar to the 0-rated files) so the number doesn't actually matter. The rating used to be 999.
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-8-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Entropy Gain for per-receptor NPS

Thing is, for FFR specifically, this is a moot point because FFR difficulties are based strictly on the difficulty to AAA a song. It doesn't matter if a song is more prone to blackflags or 15g scores...
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-8-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Entropy Gain for per-receptor NPS

Way higher. I haven't scaled it to match the 1-120 (or 1-99) FFR scale, but Undici is given a value of 49.5 (for some comparisons, RATO is 46.4, Magical 8bit Tour is 41.2, La Camp is 39.4). DP is...
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-8-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Entropy Gain for per-receptor NPS

I wasn't talking about per-receptor NPS. Of course that is important, and my algorithm already covers it since it measures the distance between notes on the same receptor (in fact, in its current...
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-7-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Entropy Gain for per-receptor NPS

Yeah I think we're talking about totally different concepts here. Per-receptor spikiness isn't something I ever really considered in my algorithm, at least not beyond "this note is really close to...
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-7-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Entropy Gain for per-receptor NPS

So, on spikes vs natural variance: what I mean by "spike", at least in the context of saying that my old algorithms would rate spiky files way too high, was files such as ABCDEath or TTE which have...
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-7-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Entropy Gain for per-receptor NPS

I'd need to experiment with it to get a definitive answer. I can see the value in having something like that, but it would be difficult to separate actual spikes/bursts from just natural variance in...
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-7-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Entropy Gain for per-receptor NPS

It was not pure NPS (NPS was included in the algorithm but only a small factor). It was more like "give each note a value based on how close it is to the next one on the next arrow/hand/overall, then...
Forum: FFR General Talk 07-7-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Entropy Gain for per-receptor NPS

Just for the record, I've tried to produce a difficulty algorithm primarily based on "distance to last note on each arrow/hand".

I don't know if there's something inherently wrong with this...
Forum: Tournaments 05-3-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 52,933
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Pre-Official Tournament Tournament

https://i.imgur.com/eZXCeK6.png

This score is garbage but it's not like I can really move up or down at this point.
Forum: Tournaments 04-29-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 52,933
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Pre-Official Tournament Tournament

https://i.imgur.com/9GXL8x9.png

This will do.
Forum: Tournaments 04-27-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 52,933
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Pre-Official Tournament Tournament

https://i.imgur.com/8js7omH.png

Two songs in a row that I've killed in the past but can't play at all anymore.
Forum: Tournaments 04-23-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 52,933
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Pre-Official Tournament Tournament

https://i.imgur.com/VtnBtqk.png

I think this is where I really get ticked off at how much rust I have. I've AAA'd this file, there's no excuses anymore
Forum: Tournaments 04-20-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 52,933
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Pre-Official Tournament Tournament

https://i.imgur.com/8NCKIIC.png

I'm pretty happy with this score.
Forum: Tournaments 04-18-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 52,933
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Pre-Official Tournament Tournament

https://i.imgur.com/MsJPJ3C.png

Am I capable of AAA'ing this? Yes.

Am I likely to AAA this without spending all night on it? No.
Forum: Tournaments 04-14-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 52,933
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Forum: FFR General Talk 04-1-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Was "one winged angel" in the song list at one time?

Maybe you're thinking of Black Wing Metamorphosis (http://www.flashflashrevolution.com/levelstats.php?level=991) or Final Fantasy Last Battle Festival...
Forum: FFR General Talk 02-8-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,745
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: AAAing

Do yourself a favor and don't try to AAA more than one or two Synth files a day.
Forum: Tournaments 01-28-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 81,174
Posted By RenegadeLucien
Re: Benguin's (and Xel's!) Rates Tourney #2 (Round 6 in Progress)

https://i.imgur.com/NySJgx6.png

Everyone else in D4 seems to be getting this score so I guess I will do the same.
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