The Most Dangerous Game in the World (Pictures)
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. When you hear "Russian roulette" what comes to mind? Is it the popular Rihanna song?
On the contrary, The Russian roulette is no child's play! It is dubbed the most dangerous game in the world. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The origination of the Russian roulette is not clear, however it is believed to have started in the 19th century when a Russian prison guard who forces inmates to play & bet on the outcome of chance.
A Potentially lethal affair, the Russian roulette is a game performed when a one bullet is put in a chamber of a revolver pistol. The chamber is then spun & a participant pulls the trigger leaving the probability of death to chance. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
There are 2 ways to the game. The 1st kind is when 2 players take turns to spin & firing a revolver. So each turn has a 1/6 probability of failure. This is because most revolvers have a 6 round cylinder. The chances of getting shot in is 1/6.
In the 2nd kind is when participants play with out re-spinning. The initial chances is tipped every time the trigger is pulled.
The Russian roulette was made popular by the movie 'The Deer Hunter' acted by Robert DeNiro. In a scene in the move, 3 soldiers were captured during the Vietnam War and we're forced to play the 'Russian roulette' as their captors observed the results. The unusual game is played until there is only 1 participant left. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Following the film, several foolhardy boys & men were killed trying to imitate the game.
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