drop

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drop() Function

Generates random numbers to emulate dice rolls; returns the total of a dice roll that ignores a certain number of the lowest dice rolled.

Usage

drop(times, sides, ignore)

Parameters

  • times - The number of times to roll the dice.
  • sides - The number of sides the dice possess.
  • ignore - The number of lowest rolls that are ignored when totaling the roll.

Examples

Roll ten twenty-sided dice, ignoring the lowest five rolls.
[t: drop(10, 20, 5)]

Returns a number that is between 5 and 100, with a high average.

Roll five ten-sided dice ignoring the lowest two rolls, using variables.

[h: DiceTimes = 5]
[h: DiceSides = 10]
[h: DiceIgnore = 2]
[t: drop(DiceTimes, DiceSides, DiceIgnore)]
Returns a number than is between 3 and 30, with a high average.

See Also

For another method of rolling dice, see Dice Expressions.