# How is Regional Mind Unit scoring calculated at each Checkpoint?

Google Support explanation is vague :

Scores update at the time of each checkpoint. The Mind Units held at that checkpoint are averaged with the running average score for each faction.

It does not explain if the field is done in the first checkpoint or the last one within that cycle.

My understanding is that if I make a field worth 100K in the first checkpoint, the team gets 100K. If nothing happens and I make another 100K in the second checkpoint I get 100 / 2 = 50K. As the team had 100K, we now have a total of 150K.

Is my logic right ? If not, can you please explain how it works with a practical example ?

## Answer

At each checkpoint, all currently-standing fields in the region are measured. The region’s team score is then averaged with any previous checkpoints in the cycle.

CP 1:

• Set up fields for 900,000
• Running score is 900,000 / 1 = 900,000

CP 2:

• Opposition takes down 300,000 worth of fields
• Measurement at checkpoint is 600,000
• Running score is (900,000 + 600,000) / 2 = 750,000

CP 3:

• Put 150,000 worth of fields back up.
• Measurement at checkpoint is 750,000
• Running score is (900,000 + 600,000 + 750,000) / 3 = 750,000

It’s possible to use one very big field at one checkpoint to inflate that average for a while. (This is moderately common in my region, where one side is significantly outnumbered — they can’t keep lots of smaller fields up for an extended period of time because of lack of manpower, so they make up for it with planning and coordination to have short-lived but very large fields at least once per cycle.)

CP 1:

• Set up fields for 5,000
• Running score is 5,000 / 1 = 5,000

CP 2:

• Set up GIANT FIELD for 2,000,000
• Measurement at checkpoint is 2,005,000
• Running score is (5,000 + 2,005,000) / 2 = 1,005,000

CP 3:

• Opposition destroys your giant field.
• Measurement at checkpoint is 5,000
• Running score is (5,000 + 2,005,000 + 5,000) / 3 = 671,667

CP 4:

• Measurement at checkpoint is 5,000
• Running score is (5,000 + 2,005,000 + 5,000 + 5,000) / 4 = 505,000

Fields need to be standing at checkpoint to count. If I make that two million MU field and it is taken down before checkpoint, it isn’t measured or recorded in the scores — just in my agent profile.

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Source : Link , Question Author : Moonorb , Answer Author : Erica