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(use "round", not "mod") 
(Better to use floor than round with 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. To return a whole number combine '''random''' and '''[[  +  * The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number. To return a whole number combine '''random''' and '''[[floor]]''' e.g. x=floor(random 5) will return either 0,1,2,3 or 4 with equal likelihood. 
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Revision as of 20:59, 4 February 2007
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Description
 Description:
 Random real value from 0 (inclusive) to x (not inclusive).
Syntax
Examples
 Example 1:

_rNumber = random 1
Additional Information
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Notes
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 floor e.g. x=floor(random 5) will return either 0,1,2,3 or 4 with equal likelihood.
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