Talk:Calculators/Archive 4

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house planner calculater

do you guys think you could add a house planner calculater? ya know, so we can make a "blueprint" of a house. it doesnt have to be able to get the design of our house in game, just let us make a blueprint and see the price of building it.

The Most Efficient Power Leveling Calculator

We are missing a calculator that would apply to almost everyone striving to efficiently level any skill. I created one about a year ago on excel and it has been incredibly useful.

This calculator illustrates the scientifically best method to use for a person that makes an average of \$500,000 per hour to level every skill and explains how much it would cost in coins to use this method and how much time it would take to achieve 99. Most people can make over \$500,000 per hour but using \$500,000 allows for many money making methods to be used so one doesn't get bored. There are many ways to level but only one way to level using the most efficient method for a person that makes \$500,000 per hour. If an hour of time is worth \$500,000 of opportunity cost, you can then figure out the total cost or profit from any given skill. I then was able to rank the skills from the least expensive (in time and money) to the most expensive. Since the calculator would be tied to actual items on the grand exchange the calculator would fluctuate appropriately.

Skill Name

Method of Leveling

Items Required

Coins Invested

Coins Returned

Cost or Profit per XP

Hours to 99

Total Cost in Time and Coins

Skill Rank by Total Cost

I believe this could become one of the best and most widely referenced calculator.

24.116.53.114 04:55, October 28, 2010 (UTC)Orninion

Good luck. I'm not even going to attempt this. I 'power level' like a teddy bear. 01:37, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
Do you mean stuff like this? 01:41, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
24.116.53.114Not exactly, if you know how items you can burn per hour you can calculate the most efficient method of leveling the skill for the money. In this case it would probably be burn XXX magic logs which would take XXX hours from level 75 to 99. When you have a few skills lined out you would start to have useful information. ~Orninion
What methods of levelling are included? 01:46, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
24.116.53.114 You wuold only need to list the single most efficient method for a person that makes \$500k per hour. For example, dragon bones are the least expensive in total when you add up the time it takes to earn the money needed and the xp you earn from them per hour. For example: If you used normal bones it may be \$200 million less expensive but take 500 more hours. In those 500 hours you could have been earning money at \$500,000 per hour so it cost you an extra \$250 million due to the opportunity lost so the method would have been \$50 million less efficient than the dragon bones. ~~Orninion
Perhaps we could start with a calculator from level 75 to 99 to keep it simple. For example, leveling prayer from level 75 to 100 would take XXXX dragon bones and XXXX coins used in a player owned house with burners lit. It's pretty easy to calculate time and cost. I have an excel spreadsheet that may give a major head start to all skills for this calculator but don't know how to link it. 24.116.53.114 04:55, October 28, 2010 (UTC)Orninion
Another example would be crafting. Craft XXXX dragon bodies from dragonleather for XXXX coins from level 75 to 99. This would take XX hours to get to 99. After you made this list for all skills it would be a great resource. 24.116.53.114 05:11, October 28, 2010 (UTC) Orninion

I've also made a calculator where people can compare two methods of training, found here. I'll get to work on some calculators like that, I know fairly well how they work. ʞooɔ 05:15, October 28, 2010 (UTC)

That's the first I've seen of the efficiency page and I think that page has an excellent head start. Now we just need to apply those principles to compare each skill so we can easily view and see how each skill compares to one another. 24.116.53.114Orninion

equipment appearance calculator

common you all know what im talking about, its a pain buying things just to see how they would look with your skill cape. anyone know of any calculators for appearance? -wizey

Possible, but is beyond the abilities of wikiscript and would require a more complex programming language (java/flash) and need to be embedded via javascript (can be done, as shown by RS:IRC). Not many of our calc-makers have these skills so you may be waiting a while. I like the idea though. 20:16, November 14, 2010 (UTC)
Beyond the technical limitations, there are the 4000-ish equipment items that would need pictures to be taken of them. ʞooɔ 20:19, November 14, 2010 (UTC)

Fishing calculator

I was wondering if someone could create a calculator that would calculate the estimated chance to get a fish from a bait. There would either be 2 formats. One would be a table where it could go and say something like this:

Level Trout Salmon
30 26.34 per inventory 0.660 per inventory
31 26.08 per inventory 0.920 per inventory
Continue to 99 Etc. Etc.

(only 27 available spots because of feathers)

Also for this format, we would include it so that people could add to it if they want. For instance if you are level 30 you would add to this every inventory of fish.

The next one could be a calculator format. You would put your level in, what you are fishing and the inventory spots available. Once again, you could make it so that people could add to the values to make it more exact. This could also be expanded to big net fishing, tuna / swordfish, and more. Hope you consider this. If we can get many people to contribute to it so that the numbers get more precise. Thanks.

04:18, November 20, 2010 (UTC)

I think that this will take a lot of time.

Pcnerd007 19:16, November 23, 2010 (UTC)

Thieving calc

Give us a thieving calculator!

Lunar spells

It might be a good idea to add a template for Lunar spells and the profit you make out of it.

Pcnerd007 17:48, November 23, 2010 (UTC)

Profit

For calculators concerning monetary profit/loss, should this template be used? `{{mmg}}` --Limxzero 13:16, December 17, 2010 (UTC)

Sure. 14:20, December 17, 2010 (UTC)
Alright, thanks. --Limxzero 08:34, December 18, 2010 (UTC)

Chance calculator

Maybe a table showing the cost of an impling, all of its possible loot, and then how often you would get that loot? Similar to the crystal chest calculator, but just for each impling.

This is being worked on, but as there needs to be a lot of data, this will probably take some time. I started a project for it, here. 21:40, December 28, 2010 (UTC)

Casting summoning scrolls

Hey guys so i thought a calculator to work out the profit/loss from casting certain summoning scrolls e.g. spirit spider, egg spawn scrolls.

So here i will list the ge database links for the some of the items to help whoever makes the calc (sorry for the long list i don't know how to put them in a scroll box thing)

the format will be 1st line-name 2nd line-pouch 3rd line-scroll 4th line-created item

spirit spider items

albino rat items

compost mound

macaw

item spawned=herbs

ibis

item spawned=fish up to bass

Spirit cobra

item spawned=egg into a cockatrice egg

fruit bat

item spawned=random fruit

that's them all :)

Creation of new calculator

I want a new calculator created where you can see how many ore you can buy with all your money. For example, I want to buy stuff for mithril bars. But I want to know how much stuff I can get with all the money I'm willing to spend. This would use the ore/coal prices from the GEMW database'.' 01:00, January 28, 2011 (UTC)﻿

Er... *confused*... You want a calculator that you input a value in coins and spit outhow many ores you can buy with it? 01:06, January 28, 2011 (UTC)

Basically. You would have to type what you want to smelt in it. I think it should be called the smelting calculator or the ore calculator. Cons: It would only work if you bought everything at market price. 01:13, January 28, 2011 (UTC)

We don't have anything like this at Calculators#Smithing? 01:24, January 28, 2011 (UTC)

Believe it or not, we don't. 01:27, January 28, 2011 (UTC)

I started at Calculators/Ore to metal buying‎ but I can't figure the math out. 04:29, January 28, 2011 (UTC)
floor(<user input>/(<cost of ore 1> + <cost of ore 2, if any>)) can be afforded, <that>*<exp per bar> exp earned and <that>*<price per bar> coins returned, and <that>*(<price per bar>-(<cost of ore 1> + <cost of ore 2, if any>) profit (<that> is the first expression)? 17:24, January 28, 2011 (UTC)
I was writing here on how I meant it to work and it hit me what I screwed up on. It's all good now. 22:24, January 28, 2011 (UTC)

Stealing Creation

I'm looking for a calculator that could tell me whether or not it's worth doing SC or not.
Like, what would the exp/hour per tool be compared to the time doing the minigame depending on the tool you're using for each skill.

For example, if each tool took approx. 1 hour to get, that would be 67k(?) bonus experience in smithing.
This 1 hour would save you X amount of money, but cost you Y amount of time.

Not sure if I'm making any sense, but I hope you get what I'm trying to say =/

Lunar Spells Calc needs updating!

Currently the Lunar Magic calc is incorrect as it only shows the price of the runes. It doesn't show the buy price, sale price and profit for spells that require more than just runes, such as humidify. Please could somebody fix this? Thanks.

by Messily 15:46, February 13, 2011 (UTC)

Calc request: The Prisoner of Glouphrie puzzle solver

There are a lot of comments at Talk:The Prisoner of Glouphrie asking for help with the puzzle. A puzzle-solver calculator would be very useful for such people, so on behalf of everyone who ends up with a tricky version of the puzzle, I'm requesting a calculator to solve it. --MarkGyver (talk) 05:42, February 18, 2011 (UTC)

Done. 21:12, February 19, 2011 (UTC)
Awesome! Thanks! --MarkGyver (talk) 23:27, February 22, 2011 (UTC)

Calc Request: Ashes and Bones

It would be really great if there was a calc that determined which is better, ashes or bones. The existing one just uses bones, but it could probaby be modified to include ashes. Urns should also probably be considered. --Kingofdanerds 20:14, February 19, 2011 (UTC)

Equipment Set Calculator?

Could we have an equipment calculator designed to find the best equipment set for a player, similar to what copperdragon.org has? It is really unfortunate that copperdragon is somewhat dated now. PlNG 18:50, February 20, 2011 (UTC)

A decanting calculator would be very useful showing the profit / loss of decanting.

I shall work on this if there is none yet. This will take time for me to make though.... --Coaster4321 Talk # Sign GG 17:39, May 9, 2011 (UTC)

Simple HP calculator

One calculator I'd like to put forward as an idea is a simple constitution calculator which, when you enter your current level/xp and your target level/xp, will tell you how much xp you need to get in the combat skills to obtain that level. :)
- Winning444Talk 05:29, April 17, 2011 (UTC)

Pizza Making

Quickly made a [[Calculators/Pizza Making|Pizza Making]] calculator, it is basic at the moment and if anyone wants to add more pizza types then please do (only covers Plain Pizza at the moment). Formatting needs cleaning up sort of at the moment.

20:42, April 26, 2011 (UTC)

Farming calc

I was writing down what to take when I do a farming trip and thought, there's got to be an easier way of doing this! The calc should work sort of like this: - you enter your farming level - you check boxes on what quests you have done - you check more boxes on what you want to grow (trees, herbs, allotment..) - press enter

It would then show you the most efficient route to take and what your inventory+amor should include. I really hope someone makes a calc like this. Thank you!

Calculators not working?

Is it me, or when you click on submit, nothing is actually calculated? For example, I'm using the Extended prayer calc to see how much time I would have to spend to get turm, but it never actually does anything after I click submit. And this is happening on all calculators of a similar format.

So, once again, is this just me? Or are others experiencing this too? (I wasn't sure if this was the best place to ask or not, but I figure I may as well ask here).Lemon2020 23:23, September 15, 2011 (UTC)

PLease could someone make a calculator that will tell you what you need to buy for quests.

You would have to fill out a form saying which quests you want to do and it will tell you all the items you should have in your bank

Quest Item Calc

PLease could someone make a calc that says what we need in our bank for certain quests.

Users would check what they want to complete and the calc will tell them what to buy

Please sign your posts. That's not really a calculator, since nothing is calculated. That info already exists on the designated wiki pages for said quests; I can't see how it would be necessary to make a script to do tell you. Dsctatom 01:11, October 6, 2011 (UTC)
If you selected three quests, it might not ask for three spades. But a more general dependency calculator would be nice. How many times have you decided to do an "enabling" quest, only to find out that there is another requirement for that quest, and another for that quest and so on. I keep a list on my user page, but its not up to date, and not dynamic. Ichray |Armbroughfay, 21:36 12 December 2011 (UTC).

Help - New Calculator up for speedy deletion

I have just spent a couple of hours creating a new calculator [[Calculators/Arhein_trade]]. Before I could even finish it, the content was lifted into the page for Arhein and the page made a candidate for speed deletion. The undo police are also busy pursuing me - deleting all the links to the page I was putting where approriate.

It may be small, but it is totally consistent with other calulators in the same table of the calculators page.

This action shows no respect to the person who put in the effort - me.

Furthermore, no one except me know what I was inteding from the calsulator. In fact, it was the second of a series I was planning, that would eventually have a topic page collating them all. This topic (unnamed for now) is not on the wiki at all at the moment.

If this community wants contributions, it should encorage them, not steal peoples hard work and then undo effort. 94.194.6.233 13:52, February 18, 2012 (UTC)

Because that's a much better place for it. Does it really need a subpage for a table of 2 rows? 18:17, February 18, 2012 (UTC)

It is totally consistent with the other links in the Calculators table, it is where I would expect to find it, where it was moved to is not specifically linked anwhere so you would only see it if you happened on the page, its not consistent with other money making calculators, shall I go on? 94.194.6.233 19:51, February 18, 2012 (UTC)

How to make calculators?

I have been making spreadsheets for Runescape using Google Docs and its 'importhtml' feature to import prices. I am looking to expand my knowledge upon how to make widgets/applets/whatever they're called like the calculators on this wiki. It seems like I need to learn Javascript, but is there any way that I can make something like a hidden spreadsheet with input boxes corresponding with cells on my Docs sheet, and have text returned corresponding with other cells? Thanks!