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[Treasure Hunting] Is this supposed to be amusing?

Discussion in 'UO Fishing and Treasure Hunting' started by Yadd of Legends, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. Yadd of Legends

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    GM locks, using skeleton key, 3 fails to open a L6 chest, escaping gas each time, open chest to find the 30k gold has disappeared - this shouldn't happen with GM locks and the skeleton key. I'd have been really irritated if I had lost a forged pardon. Should we fail three times and lose stuff with GM locks and a skeleton key? (BTW, I've never seen a whit of difference in chances with a skeleton key compared to regular lockpicks.)
     
  2. DJAd

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    The RNG sucks. Always make me think of this:

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  3. TimberWolf

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    Did they put the rng back I. UO ? They had removed it totally by 2008 ish?
     
  4. Yadd of Legends

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    All the changes they are planning - I wonder if these kinds of things might be fixed ...
     
  5. Logrus

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    I believe skeleton key increases your roll by 10 or 20%. So if your difficulty required you to roll 800 out of 1000 and you rolled 500 it would buff that roll to 550 or 600 but that doesn't fix a completely bad roll. (I think it was 20%)
     
  6. Yadd of Legends

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    I think with gm locks and a skeleton key your chances should be near 100 percent - certainly not three failures in a row
     
  7. The Old Man

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    3 fails in a row is near 100%...If you then get 97 sucess in a row! ;)

    (yes I know 'random' is not that simple!)

    The Old Man
     
  8. Yadd of Legends

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    True - but I've done 100s of L6 chests with skeleton key and fail at least once and often more on almost every chest - just usually don't lose 30k gold