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Old 06-12-2017, 06:19 PM   #751 (permalink)
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Old 06-14-2017, 08:02 AM   #752 (permalink)
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Unless they specifically spell out the odds, what would "rigged" even mean?
Rigged in terms of gachas would be ending up with 300 commons and never getting a rare. I said I wouldnt use gachas, but I found an outfit I liked with four pieces in a gacha in three colour ways. I ended up with dozens and dozens of one part of the outfit, and none of the rare type. I was willing to spend some money trying to get the other parts, but it seems all players were getting multiples of the one I was getting and the other parts (one of which was a "common", one of which was "rare") just never seemed to be dispensed at all.

Understanding that a machine is random is fine if it is, indeed, random. If it's demonstrably NOT random then the machine is misrepresented. I'm not saying this was a deliberate act by the creator, it must be a glitch I would think. But many Gachas seem to suffer from this sort of glitch, which is why people think they're rigged.
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Old 06-14-2017, 08:55 AM   #753 (permalink)
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Its not a glitch, its basic probability. Take dice, since its easy enough to tell if they are loaded or not. You can roll the same dice 100 times and never get a 6. Its not likely, but just because you rolled a 1 or a 2 doesn't mean that it can't roll a 1 or a 2 again every roll.

The real world equivelent of a SL gacha doesn't have quite the same probabilities simply because the items are physical. You will eventually empty the machine and have everything that is inside of it - but short of writing code that eliminates that chance?

And that's why the normal permissions are no-copy/transfer - so you can trade or sell your duplicates.
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Old 06-14-2017, 11:36 AM   #754 (permalink)
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Rigged in terms of gachas would be ending up with 300 commons and never getting a rare.
I've played resource games where the odds of getting a "rare" was 200:1 or higher, so that doesn't mean it's rigged, it just means that rare is really rare.
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Old 06-15-2017, 06:55 AM   #755 (permalink)
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Sometimes you get really lucky and find an entire set (all colors and all rares) for a cheap price on MP from resellers.

(Of course the odds on that are once in a blue moon on a Sunday. But it happens.)
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Old 01-06-2018, 01:36 PM   #756 (permalink)
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I don't know if this has been mentioned before but shouldn't gacha machines announce their programmed odds for rares?
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Gachapon sellers and general human avatar clothing makers! Just give me a white texture with some basic shading, multiple faces, and mod! I can handle the rest!
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Gachapon sellers and general human avatar clothing makers! Just give me a white texture with some basic shading, multiple faces, and mod! I can handle the rest!
You can buy those. Its called Full Perm Templates.
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