While researching for this blog post, I’m glad that the wikipedia entry for Risk finally includes all the good bits of analysis, a few years ago I had to look all of this up myself! I did research to win the exact argument in the comic too.  I draw a webcomic, and really don’t need any more examples of my geekdom, but guess what I’m doing RIGHT NOW.

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If you guessed destroying rebel scum with Darth Vader, you’d be right. I can’t advise blogging while dog-fighting, I’ve hit every asteroid on this map twice.

↓ Transcript
ROB
Ok Wylona, I'm attacking from Yakutsk to Kamchatka.
WYLONA
I don't have to roll both dice, do I?

ROB
You don't have to, but your best odds are rolling both dice together.

WYLONA
But if I only use one dice and roll a six, I can't lose!
ROB
The laws of probability disagree.

WYLONA
I think I'm just going to roll a six and kill you.

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