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[A17] Less Arbitrary Surgery
 
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Jan 3, 2017 @ 4:49pm
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[A17] Less Arbitrary Surgery

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This mod changes surgery success to be less arbitrary and random. It doesn't change your surgeon's chance of success, but it does change failures in the following ways:

-If they don't succeed, they get a second chance to succeed with non-lethal injuries.
-If they fail, they have a chance to only give non-lethal injuries based on their surgery skill (as they identify that the patient is dying and abort the surgery).
-If they fail that, then the death on failed surgery chance is reduced by their chance to successfully complete the surgery.
-If the surgery is not lethal, the difference between catastrophic and minor failure is based on the surgery success chance, instead of being a literal coin flip.
-Only impaired pawns will ever have ridiculous surgery injuries.
-The tend quality of the bed is factored into surgery odds, so that hospital beds and vitals monitors contribute to success.
-Surgery failures will cause infection. Pawns injured during a successful surgery may get an infection, depending on the doctor's skill.
-Instead of doing 30 damage on a minor failure and 65 on a catastrophic failure, minor failures do 10-20 damage and catastrophic failures do 30-60. This makes it so that some surgeries (like on the head) are not disproportionately lethal even on minor failures.
-Instead of doing between 50-100% of a part's remaining health in damage per surgery injury, failures do between 10-25% of a part's remaining health, so that an injury is far less likely to kill or sever a part on a patient unless its total damage exceeds the part's remaining health.
-You will receive the body part or implant back on a minor failure.

Obviously will conflict with any other surgery mods that alter how surgery works in the code. Compatible with Psychology: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=747313773, EPOE, A Dog Said, DE Surgeries, and Mechanite Augmentation.
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132 Comments
Spectre Aug 13, 2018 @ 5:35pm 
thx for link Slim!
Jack_Hazardous May 4, 2018 @ 9:02am 
does this affect wound tending or only sugery like harvesting and implants?
Fanciful Spoon Apr 18, 2018 @ 5:43pm 
@Gavrail Cause they like to be nice to players that still have save files from that version.
Gavrail Jan 28, 2018 @ 4:39am 
I still don't get it why people create a new mod submission instead of updating the original.
The game updates automatically, why do modders insist on keeping the already subscribed mod on the previous version?
Tinykahoona Dec 21, 2017 @ 2:59pm 
Yeah, there is, check the author's other uploads
MF Dec 21, 2017 @ 2:59pm 
is there a 18 version?
le gentlemen Dec 13, 2017 @ 2:38am 
Ah, of course, my mistake
I found the New version :P
The Word-Mule  [author] Dec 12, 2017 @ 3:54pm 
Yes, because this upload is for A17.
le gentlemen Dec 12, 2017 @ 2:16pm 
Nice work, I love this mod.
oh, and in case you didn't know; the title still says [A17]