The calculator below can be used to calculate effective damage per second for any firearm in Dead Zone. The "Weapon Stats" block can be used to input the data, while the "Results" block will display various data based on the provided numbers. Obviously, the calculator does not take range or knockback into account, since these don't affect damage and their optimal values are a matter of playing style and personal preference.
Note that due to the fact that the numbers displayed in game are rounded, the results between what's in game and what's calculated here might slightly differ.
The formula used to calculate the effective damage per second is: