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[BUG] Imbuing Chance Numbers Off?

Discussion in 'UO Stygian Abyss' started by Taylor, Aug 21, 2009.

  1. Taylor

    Taylor Former Stratics CEO (2011-2014)
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    Oct 21, 2008
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    I was imbuing a fourth property to a weapon. The imbuing gump informed me that I had a 33.2% chance to successfully imbue the item. This means that, ideally, I have a 1 in 3 chance of successfully imbuing.

    In reality, I failed 15 straight times, finally succeeding on the 16th attempt. That's a 1 in 16 chance, or 6.2%.

    Seems like a big discrepancy. Do I just have very, very bad luck?
  2. Maplestone

    Maplestone Crazed Zealot
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    Jul 26, 2008
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    15 straight times has a 0.2% chance ... certainly bad luck but not "hit by lightning" bad.
  3. Ailish

    Ailish Lore Master
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    May 13, 2008
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    I have been trying to keep a close eye on this. At one time, I definitely had a feeling that there was something not right there ... then I remembered that the RNG god is just flat mean. :(