Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday Software: Minidice

A minimalist website to roll dice. Like, really minimalist. It works on my decade-old feature phone.

Minidice.


7 comments:

  1. Cool!

    Have you seen this?

    http://mrjoshbear.net/odd-referee.html#

    Reminds me of your stuff.

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    1. I had to look at his code for what widget to use for the output area. :-) Also, I was thinking about the specific functionality of the old Dragonbone gadget.

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    2. Incidentally, today I managed to translate the dice regex Delta used in his spellbook generator to JavaScript, so now that tools page supports arbitrary rolls with additive and multiplicative modifiers.

      As usual, my contributions are unlicensed, so feel free to grab them for your own use.

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    3. I should clarify two things: I am the author of http://mrjoshbear.net/odd-referee.html and by "unlicensed" I mean a license that amounts to releasing the code into the public domain.

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    4. That's great, cross-pollination! Thanks for the OD&D tools, it's one of the few things I have bookmarked on my mobile device (and helped me find the right output widget for Minidice).

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  2. These guys provide true randomness (or at least they claim that).
    https://www.random.org/

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    1. I actually did consider connecting to that site at one point. I'm not sure how likely it is to "deplete" their data.

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