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Deducts a percentage of an advance's cost based on % of total civs in the game that a civ may know that already have the advance.

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Valid values: 0.0 - 1.0 Belongs to substructure:
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TechCostKnownDeduction 0.3

Out of the 8 civs alive (including you), you've met 2 that have the archery advance:

(0.3 * 2) / 8 = 7.5% deduction of archery cost.

In the same example if all civs had archery AND you had met them all, the deduction would be:

(0.3 * 7) / 8 = 26.25% deduction of archery cost.

The deduction can never be the full 30% because you yourself cannot simultaneously have the advance and be researching it.

Information last updated by Maquiladora on 31.07.2009

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