# Difference between revisions of "random"

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− | Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with a different result. See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality. | + | * Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with a different result. See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality. |

− | The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number | + | * The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number. To return a whole number combine '''random''' and '''[[round]]''' (e.g. x=round(random 5) will return either 0,1,2,3,4 or 5.) |

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## Revision as of 20:31, 1 January 2007

### Notes

- Be careful using random numbers in multiplayer, each client will come up with a different result. See multiplayer tutorials for more general information about locality.
- The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number. To return a whole number combine
**random**and**round**(e.g. x=round(random 5) will return either 0,1,2,3,4 or 5.)