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donde

Thought I would try to emulate a slot machine wheel. I know it starts out fast and slows gradually simulating friction, and then when almost on a number,  it could pass it to the next or slip back to the first number. I would use a single digit 7 segment LED/LCD display.

Not sure of all the math involved? Could someone help?

dhenry

1) initialize it with a random speed;
2) exponentially decay it down to a threshold; keep count of how long it takes to go down to that threshold;
3) random generate a number between 0..1;
4) if that number if >= 0.5, round up / or down the count;
5) all the time, display that count.

It should be fairly simple.

donde

Thanks you, that's what I needed, a bit of shove in the right direction.    :)

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