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do the SA stealables follow the same spawn timers as the doom stealables?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Demonous, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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  2. Draconi

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    Yep! Same sort of system

    But what many people might not know is that we don't actually assign the "Artifact Rarity" directly - the rarity is determined by a formula that uses the "time in seconds to spawn."

    That means of the items on the list, there are *ranges* of time that resolve to an Artifact level. The ones that say "1 day" aren't necessarily exactly one day, but within a certain range that classifies it as such.
     
  3. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    cool thanks
     
  4. One thought.
    Everything you can do so that the timer doesn't create a mass arrival of the artifacts and server up would be nice.

    Random is a good thing. It the server bots that kill a lot of this game.

    Raven
     
  5. hawkeye_pike

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    I am very relieved to hear that the spawns are more random. Static spawns usually lead to farming and scripting, random spawns give everyone the chance to succeed, with a bit of luck.
     
  6. Alvinho

    Alvinho Great Lakes Forever!
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    spawns have never been "static" per se, a example is a rarity 10 item, the spawn time has ALWAYS been 28-40 days. those math nuts can figure out spawn tables from that information.
     
  7. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    thats still a wide range
     
  8. Alvinho

    Alvinho Great Lakes Forever!
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    like Draconi said it is broken down to seconds, another helpful hint is that 1 "spawn cycle" is 15 minutes and 3.25 seconds. with that information and the rarity 10 times that can be broken down into minutes/seconds that will give you spawn range for all levels stalables.

    This information come from 6 years of stealing in Doom
     
  9. Crysta

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    Guess that explains why a level 8 showed up about 6 hours earlier than I was expecting it to today.. lol..