Saw a berserk finish

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Velensk
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Saw a berserk finish

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Berserk as you may know only cycles combat 30 times. Normally that isn't an issue.

Well testing an EoFM campaign today I got to watch a berserk where it was entirely plausable for one side to kill the other end. Needing to hit it's target only twice, the Freeman Muezzin pulled off 59 misses against a toad who lived to be in another engagement.

I would post the replay except that off-topic doesn't allow attatchments, I have it saved though.
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Re: Saw a berserk finish

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I can imagine the amount of despair: Ouh why woun't you hit? Ouh why? Chances of missing 30 times a row are ridiciliously small! Do it! Hit that god damm enemy at least once! Man that gold we spent on your training was completly wasted...
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Re: Saw a berserk finish

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:shock:
I would have been like:
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Re: Saw a berserk finish

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Replay or didn't happen :P
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Re: Saw a berserk finish

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You should play the lottery, because you are a few orders of magnitude more likely to win that than to miss 59 times, assuming the chance to hit was at least 30%(which AFAIK is the lowest in standard wesnoth, for which berserk is designed, if you're playing an era with like a 1% CTH I'd call that a flaw in era design).
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Re: Saw a berserk finish

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To be fair, the toads get 90% defense in forest which is where it was at. The odds are still rather slim.
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Re: Saw a berserk finish

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.2%, that had to happen sometime.
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Re: Saw a berserk finish

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1k hp vs 2-2 damage and it will happen always.
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