dropHighest

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dropHighest() Function

Introduced in version 1.5.2
Generates random numbers to emulate dice rolls; returns the total of a dice roll that ignores a certain number of the highest dice rolled.

Usage

dropHighest(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 highest rolls that are ignored when totaling the roll.

Examples

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

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

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

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

See Also

For another method of rolling dice, see Dice Expressions.

Version Changes

  • 1.5.2 - Introduced