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BreadMan

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What are the chances?
« on: September 23, 2017, 08:22:34 AM »

So a muffalo went mad and attacked a tribal caravan that was in my area, it attacked one guy with level 0 shooting and a Great Bow (http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1143083576). AND HE ONE SHOT THE FRICKING MUFFALO! All that the muffalo received was a cut in the head, a crack in the skull and it's brain destroyed (http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1143085633), can someone please tell me the chances of this happening because I am amazed!
« Last Edit: September 23, 2017, 08:26:37 AM by BreadMan »
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Re: What are the chances?
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2017, 08:30:19 AM »

The mathless answer would be this :

A Million to one
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Re: What are the chances?
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2017, 11:05:18 AM »

I once had the inverse happen, where a prisoner broke free, grabbed a weapon from my armory, and attacked a muffalo, only for the muffalo to one-shot him with a headbutt.  I imagine the odds are similar!
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Re: What are the chances?
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2017, 02:29:59 PM »

Last time I checked, the de-bug tools that you can turn on in the options menu has an option to list body part hit chances.

From what I remember, brains are around 0.1% to 1.0% chance to hit.
While hitting a muffalo with great bow at point blank range, while slightly injured is probably at least 10% to 30%.

Put those together and you get something around 1 in 1000 chance of it.

Given how common human v muffalo conflicts are across all games for all players, I have to imagine such occurrences are reasonably frequent.
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Re: What are the chances?
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2017, 07:20:54 AM »

Beyond that, I don't belive in math.

Whenever the first shot of whatever kills whoever, it's a moment worth notice.

I remember a guy who lost 3 toes in a row from pistol shots. He did not wear pants and passed out.
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Re: What are the chances?
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2017, 04:13:35 AM »

Hmm... Triple hit into same part group would be good! Just use the big caliber. And pray to RNGesus!
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Re: What are the chances?
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2017, 04:28:03 PM »

You ever have a level 0 shooter with a sniper rifle hit and chop the leg off a pawn? No? Still salty with that one.
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