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Old 06-12-2017, 05:19 PM   #751 (permalink)
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Old 06-14-2017, 07:02 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, 07:55 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, 10:36 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, 05:55 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, 12:36 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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Old 04-18-2018, 03:04 PM   #759 (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.
Often nowadays, if I am gacha-ing for an outfit and missing one piece, I find someone selling it on MP for less than two gacha spins.

I've always wondered if merchants can jiggle the odds on gacha scripts? There's one popular store where I play a single throw on one of their old gachas whenever I stop by during a sale. I get more rares than commons. I assume she has put her thumb on the odds for these?
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Today I learned that if you're confronted with a text box saying:



And you press Points, you get a 'point' and the box deletes itself with the contents.
Anything no copy, that you paid for, that deletes itself without a CLEAR warning and confirmation, seems like reportable scripting to me.

Scripters can be derps sometimes, but deleting products after purchase without clear intention on your part is a ToS violation.

Like, if it were my thing, I'd CMA and have a drop text entry saying "Type '<name of the item>' in this box to perminently delete the item and gain your points" just so no one could claim any mistake was anything other than their fault.

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Okay yes, I admit it, Gacha machines are a scam.

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So, this thread will never stop being dug up from the forum burial grounds?
*sung to the tune of "This is the Song that Never Ends"*

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This is the thread that never dies.
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Aw. I was hoping for a clip of Jethro Tull's Aqualung.

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"Feeling like a dead duck"
Worse than that is Thick As A Brick. that song never ends!


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