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Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with something different.
 
Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with something different.
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See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality.
 
See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality.
  

Revision as of 23:26, 15 April 2006

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random x


Operand types:

x: Number

Type of returned value:

Number

Description:

Random real value from 0 to x.


Example:

_rNumber = random 1


Comments

Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with something different.

See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality.


The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number (e.g. 1, 4, 76, etc.).

To return a whole number combine random and mod.