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From:     "Supreme Commander of the Legion of Death \(weekdays only\)" <P.J.Burke@???????.??.uk>
Date:     Wed, 12 Oct 1994 23:53:52 +0100 (BST)
Subject:  Re: MF population

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On Wed, 12 Oct 1994, Richard J. Pugh wrote:

> [This message was booted by the system - I'm still trying to figure out
> why. -mod.]
>
> Hiya, note from a lurker here:
>
> Assuming an initial population of 10,000 MF.
> Assuming that 30% of all born children survive.
> Assuming that 80% of all MF have 2 children.
>    (the rest die at the hands of adventurers and other races).
>
> 10,000 MF x 80% x 2 = 16,000 children
> 16,000 children x 30% = 4,800 MF
>
> In order for the population to remain at a stable 10,000 MF, the child to
> adult survival rate must be 62.5% or greater.
>
> 10,000 MF x 80% x 2 = 16,000 children
> 16,000 children x 62.5% = 10,000 MF
>
> Ya just gotta love algebra ;)
>
> Thomas
>
>
Not at all ... boost the lifespan of MF to several K - who will ever
notice population decline? Maybe ritual killing of PC's  boosts
lifespan/fertility for some reason - making such behaviour 'reasonable'
for the race.   A typical RPG setup means the laws of algebra can go take
a running jump ... I for one like the slightly green look on a party's
collective faces when they run into these suckers ... so low birth rate or
not they stay (IMHO) :-)





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MF population    Richard J. Pugh    12 Oct 1994 16:08:37
Re: MF population    Supreme Commander of the Legion of Death (weekdays only)    12 Oct 1994 22:53:52

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