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The "random number generator" (i.e. dice, before computers), and the probabilities of a certain event happening are what determine the outcome.

There are always a number of possibilities: winning, losing, completely defeated, routed, etc.; based on the scenario.

Based on other factors (numerical superiority, morale, condition, prior movements, weather, etc) the probability of a certain outcome is predicted (using prior history) and a possible result and consequence is assigned. The probably of a certain (dice) throw is then matched to the relative probability of the events to predict. One can use as many "dice" (random numbers) as are needed to cover the spread.

The throw is made, the number is matched to the probability assigned to a given outcome, and you have a result.

The key is that the probability of a given event varies with the factors in effect at that given time. You obviously need to capture (or simulate) all those factors in order to make a realistic "game".


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