Another case of unlucky RNG sequences


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Post Friday, 25th June 2021, 23:07

Another case of unlucky RNG sequences

The probability for failing 8 times in a row was a whopping 0,0038%:
  Code:
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie struggles to resist.
The wolf spider zombie hits you!
The wolf spider zombie bites you but does no damage.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie struggles to resist.
The wolf spider zombie barely misses you. x2
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie struggles to resist.
The wolf spider zombie closely misses you.
The wolf spider zombie bites you but does no damage.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie struggles to resist.
The wolf spider zombie hits you but does no damage.
The wolf spider zombie misses you.
The wolf spider zombie closely misses you.
The wolf spider zombie bites you!
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie struggles to resist.
The wolf spider zombie hits you but does no damage.
The wolf spider zombie bites you but does no damage.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie struggles to resist.
The wolf spider zombie hits you.
The wolf spider zombie bites you but does no damage.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie struggles to resist.
The wolf spider zombie hits you but does no damage.
The wolf spider zombie closely misses you.
The wolf spider zombie misses you.
The wolf spider zombie completely misses you.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie struggles to resist.
The wolf spider zombie barely misses you.
The wolf spider zombie bites you.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - wolf spider zombie
Aim: a wolf spider zombie (chance to affect: 72%)
The wolf spider zombie seems to slow down.

But wait, there's more! Another monster joined the fight. I ran out of mana after failing 5 times. This was a 3,125% chance, but I wonder how many more times I'd have failed if I'd had more mana.
  Code:
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f - green ugly thing, p - wolf
spider zombie
Aim: a green ugly thing (chance to affect: 50%)
The green ugly thing resists with some effort.
The wolf spider zombie hits you but does no damage.
The wolf spider zombie bites you but does no damage.
The green ugly thing completely misses you.
You climb upwards.
There is a stone staircase leading down here.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f - green ugly thing
Aim: a green ugly thing (chance to affect: 50%)
The green ugly thing resists with some effort.
The green ugly thing trunk-slaps you but does no damage.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - green ugly thing
Aim: a green ugly thing (chance to affect: 50%)
The green ugly thing resists with some effort.
The green ugly thing trunk-slaps you.
Unknown command.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - green ugly thing
Aim: a green ugly thing (chance to affect: 50%)
The green ugly thing resists with some effort.
The green ugly thing closely misses you.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - green ugly thing
Aim: a green ugly thing (chance to affect: 50%)
The green ugly thing resists with some effort.
The green ugly thing barely misses you.
Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure)
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
You don't have enough magic to cast that spell.

I guess when it rains it pours...
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Post Sunday, 27th June 2021, 22:47

Re: Another case of unlucky RNG sequences

That's why I don't play hexes. By the time you accomplish something useful you could have killed the monster three times by just throwing wads of cotton at it. To me it always feels like a huge waste of turns.
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