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game 46 still no item! Unlucky?

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  • #31
    Originally posted by GreenMarine View Post
    Play tonight or tomorrow. Let me know if the system caught you up on drops.
    Ok I got 3 items in 1 game, nothing in next 2, will try more tomorrow or later today
    Last edited by pspmatax; 06-21-2012, 04:47 AM.

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    • #32
      @GreenMarine
      Thanks, whatever you did seems to be working. Already got a drop in the first game. Will let you know after a few more games.

      @Malice626
      I don't see any point in Valve implementing a complicated algorithm for item drops at this stage. I assume it's a very simple one, like a fixed chance for every player to get an item. For instance, supposing every player has a 33% chance to get an item at the end of a game translates to:

      0 drops per game - 1.7%
      1 drop per game - 8.6%
      2 drops per game - 19.5%
      3 drops - 26%
      4 drops - 22.7%
      5 drops - 13.7%
      6 drops - 5.7%
      7+ drops - 2.2%

      which pretty much seems to fit with my experience so far.

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      • #33
        yeah..i got 3 drops too...just wanted to inform people

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        • #34
          Originally posted by Malice626 View Post
          In summary, issue is a bug as has been recognized.
          Also, my math is good. Ignorance is bad.
          I didn't know you were including chest drops. I also didn't realize op wasn't getting chests. Hence my skewed view of the drop rate. Nothing in the post explicitly said that chests were also not dropping - I assumed one way in what was ambiguous where others assumed the other. 5/10% for non-chests sounds right to me and that's what I thought the argument was; I don't really care about chests at all and I thought OP was reporting only getting chests and no non-chest items.

          It's easy to think someone's math is silly when you're not considering they used a lot more possible reults :x
          The formula you used feels incorrect to me, just instinctually, but I can't think of a reason why it would be wrong and the data seems pretty compliant.
          Last edited by Fydorian; 06-21-2012, 09:53 AM.
          Hello, I'm Fydorian! I have Trouble getting even one cs per minute, so I help find bugs instead!
          To make things easier on everyone, if reporting a bug on the Gameplay Bugs forum, please read these stickies:
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          This has been a PSA by yours truely, Fydorian.

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          • #35
            got items first game after patch nothing aftrwards

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            • #36
              how many games did you play after the first one?

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              • #37
                i recieved 1 item after 7 or 8 games

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