[messages] [Developers] NEWBIE QUESTION - Custom dice and messages

Tom Russ taruss2000 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 17:12:45 CEST 2015


One other option would be to do all the combinations as a custom die and
just report the totals.
So, for example, the WW die would have values
  2, 1, 1, 0, -1,  1, 0, 0, -1, -2, etc. until you have all combinations.



On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 6:20 PM, TLiciousX <todhostetler at gmail.com> wrote:

> My game needs 2 dice types, a white and a black each.  Players have the
> option of rolling White White, White Black, or Black Black when
> attempting a Challenge.
>
> The white dice is easy mode, it rolls +1, 0, 0, -1, -2
> Black is harder, it rolls 0, 0, -1, -1, -2, -2.
>
> I've already done the work of creating the three types of dice rolls
> (WW, WB, BB) for the player as a three different buttons; I could use
> some help in reporting the results to the player.
> I guessed that I need to use Symbolic dice to do this, since my values
> are nonstandard.  From there, hoping someone can help me out with the
> formula to report to the player what the result of each dice was.  I'll
> trust them to do the math themselves.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> - t!
>
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