One of the new features in Deck Simulator for Hearthstone 1.2 is the ability to look at statistics for individual participants on the ‘Simulation’ screen. This can be done by clicking on the participant’s name in the bottom table either during or after the simulation finishes.
If you click on one of these you’ll see a window which gives this type of information:
- Details for ‘Evl. Planner (med) > R’s Paladin Deck 1’ [deck rating 1805]
- 62 % [avg turns 10] VS Evl. Planner (med) > Evolved Paladin 205
- 30 % [avg turns 9] VS Evl. Planner (med) > Evolved Paladin 215
I’ve bolded the important information in the above excerpt and will describe these below:
- Win rate against a specific other participant, which is listed as “VS XXX” on the same line.
- Average number of turns the game lasted before the game ended
The first of these is useful if you are running a simulation in ‘all play all’ mode because the percentage you get on the simulations screen is the average number of wins vs. all other participants, so clicking on that participant will give you information about which decks/players it is strong against and which is is weak against. Another way to check this is just run a ‘all play first’ mode in which the first listed participant plays each other.
The average number of turns the game lasted is interesting since some decks are designed to win after a long, drawn-out game and others to crush quickly, so you can use this number to get some feel for that.
One thing to keep in mind is that if you view the detailed stats while a simulation is in progress it will continue running (and update behind the window), but the window’s stats will not update in real time.
In the future I may add some more information here about each participant. If you have any suggestions, please let me know.
In my next post I’ll talk about the ‘deck rating’ which was mentioned in the above example.