A2_3 Maximising Income

Simon Clapton, David Boulderstone, Calum Meredith


This paper looks at the income mechanic of the video game Starcraft II. We look at the optimum number of workers to have mining at one mineral patch at any one time. This optimum number depends on the type of minerals being mined, but is 2.4 for blue mineral patches, and 2.5 for gold mineral patches.

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