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## Setup and Rule Diagrams

momgoingbacktoschool
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Administrator wrote:Setup and Rule Diagram Explanation

This is a Basic Linear game: Balanced.
October 00_game#3_M12_L3_explanations_game#5_setup_diagram_1.png
The presence of the words “at least” at the start of the second and sixth rules make this game a bit more difficult than would otherwise be expected. The split-blocks diagrammed above have the “min” designation in order to indicate that the designated split is the minimum required by the rule. For example, R and F must be separated by at least two spaces, but they could be separated by three or more spaces. Because of this uncertainty in the rules, a large number of the questions are Local.

• * Note that the first rule is unusual in that it links T to two separate variables, and those two other variables are independent of each other.

* According to the third rule, O is first or fifth. O is also linked to S through the last rule. If O is fifth, then S must be second (and P must be first), or S must be third, or S must be seventh (it cannot be eight due to the fourth rule).

* The key to the game is to fit all of the blocks together. You must be constantly on the watch for scenarios where not all the blocks can fit together.

Would it be possible to have RTF? Because it could be either or (or BOTH in LSAT world? unless it specifically says either or but NOT both)?
momgoingbacktoschool
• Posts: 65
• Joined: Aug 11, 2020
#79451
momgoingbacktoschool wrote:
Administrator wrote:Setup and Rule Diagram Explanation

This is a Basic Linear game: Balanced.
October 00_game#3_M12_L3_explanations_game#5_setup_diagram_1.png
The presence of the words “at least” at the start of the second and sixth rules make this game a bit more difficult than would otherwise be expected. The split-blocks diagrammed above have the “min” designation in order to indicate that the designated split is the minimum required by the rule. For example, R and F must be separated by at least two spaces, but they could be separated by three or more spaces. Because of this uncertainty in the rules, a large number of the questions are Local.

• * Note that the first rule is unusual in that it links T to two separate variables, and those two other variables are independent of each other.

* According to the third rule, O is first or fifth. O is also linked to S through the last rule. If O is fifth, then S must be second (and P must be first), or S must be third, or S must be seventh (it cannot be eight due to the fourth rule).

* The key to the game is to fit all of the blocks together. You must be constantly on the watch for scenarios where not all the blocks can fit together.

Would it be possible to have RTF? Because it could be either or (or BOTH in LSAT world? unless it specifically says either or but NOT both)?
ugh. never mind. no it's not possible in this game because of the rule about separating R and F.

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