Forging success rates since the RNG update
Originally posted by Luzze
I had a little talk with people on #main today and it finally got me into posting this issue.
I also already asked a GM ingame if anything was changed regarding to forging, got a negative answer and will bring it up regardless now from what I've heard from other players. I'm also a little scared of posting this, expecting the answer to be 'NO goddamn, stop bothering us already!!'
First off, what I'm refering to as the 'RNG Update' is this: [Misc]: Improved the quality of the internal random number generator.([2015-03-05] Update Changelog)
ratemyserver.net let's me calculate a success rate for vvs elemental lv 3 weapons for about a bit more than 40%. Before the Kunlun update this rate seemed to be right so far. Of course there were the usual bad luck times but then also times where I could succeed 3 weapons in a row.
After the update I kept having quite some bad luck. I remember even looking detailed into the changelog to see if something got changed regarding it, found the RNG improvement statement but actually thought: 'Nah, don't bother the already hard working staff with your bad luck'.
Now after half a year of forging the bad luck continues. I kept making notes the last times I forged and concluded that my rate is more like ~20%ish. (yes, I didn't forge 1000 weapons, my sample size is very small and non representativ because of that but I lack the means to do a proper research, sorry.)
I though maybe rms calculator is somehow not applying for our server and a friendly player found the impleted forging formula from Herkules - which also results in a about 40% success chance.
I then heard that I'm in fact not the only player having and recognizing this problem.
I'd really like to have this at least looked into.
Of course, if you want to decide that everything stays as it is - with apparently lower forging rates - that would be okay for me (Knowing the actual forging rate would be awesome though!). I just would like to have the information - based on facts/knowledge and not assuming - if everything is alright with this or not.