Dice Roller! - Feature Requests Discussions on Obsidian Portal Community Forums
edited January 2009
It'd be nice to have an integrated dice roller that can fairly share results to players and GMs, especially for someone who is having a telepresence at the table (like me, in my current campaign).
Feature Type: Functionality/Apps
*What does it do?*
Ideally, this feature would allow the following:
Selecting a type of die, (d2-20, or maybe even hypothetical dies like d100? Perhaps a field that lets the roller pick the number of sides)
Selecting the number of dies (Important for casting multi-die spells, effects, etc.)
The roller would choose how the results are displayed.
A) Hidden roll: only the roller sees the result.
B) Hidden GM roll: only the roller, and the GM see the result.
C) Shared roll: The roller selects party participants to share the roll with.
D) Party roll: All players in the campaign see the results of the roll.
Results may be shared by PM, or perhaps tied to adventure log posts? (Perhaps using a slug tag like you do with items/characters)
Results will have two optional fields for DC and the purpose of the roll (Reflex Save, Bluff Check, etc.)
*What does this look like?*
Ideally, this would be a utility accessed via a sidebar, or the GM may create a link in the wiki/adventure log prompting a user to enter the die roller. Maybe the GM would be able to pre-enter the die side, die number, DC and roll-purpose?
This would greatly simplify email games/telepresence games. Thank you for providing such a great site!
As far as I am aware, this site is mostly for facilitating the *chronicling* of games, not the play.
However, I did at one point find the Laughing Stick forums via Project Wonderful, and they might fill your needs in this respect. Check them out at http://laughingstick.roflforum.net/
Someone call for an electronic die-roller?
We have considered adding tools like a dice roller; but, from what I've seen there is already a ton out there.
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