Now that we are experts at Risk, let's turn to Monopoly, the classic board game. In Monopoly, players determine whether to buy properties and build houses, so as to maximise rental yield. To some extent, one should gun for the most visited spaces, so that your opponents pay rent more often.
Which spaces are the most popular? Once again, drawing out the theoretical probabilities would be rather tedious, so we turn to Monopoly game simulations.
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However, even though the attacker rolls an extra dice, the defender has an edge as well. In the event of a tie, the attacker will lose one soldier. Is this enough to offset the attacker's 3-dice advantage? What does this mean for rolling strategies?