[messages] [Module Design] Internet dice button

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Thu May 15 12:13:59 CEST 2014


Thus spake KenH1967:
> After a little poking around (including the blog here: 
> http://www.vassalengine.org/wiki/Developer%27s_Blog[1]), I now believe
> that the extension "Webdice" relied on a function called, "Internet Dice
> Button", which was removed from VASSAL when the "ShadowDice" server went
> offline or became a subscription service.

I remember when we removed Internet Dice Button. You're correct that
the dice server it used wasn't available anymore.
 
> Also, it seems that getting a new internet/3rd party dice roller
> (re-)integrated into VASSAL has been on the to-do list for a few years. 
> I urge the developers to take a look at the dice roller I mentioned in
> the earlier post.  

VASSAL 4, which we're working on now, will have a facility for making
verifiable die rolls.

-- 
J.


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