Monthly Archives: March 2014

Pig puzzle solution

This is a long-delayed follow-up to the previous post about a variant on the dice game Pig.  In this “single turn” version of the game, a player repeatedly rolls a single die, accumulating points according to the numbers rolled, until … Continue reading

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Puzzle: A simple dice game

A programming student was recently interested in simulating and analyzing the dice game Pig.  While working out some of the relevant probabilities and expected values for the original game, I came up with the following twist, that I think is … Continue reading

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