keep

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keep() Function

Generates random numbers to emulate dice rolls; returns the total of a dice roll only counting a specified number of the highest rolls.

Usage

keep(times, sides, highDice)

Parameters

  • times - The number of times to roll the dice.
  • sides - The number of sides the dice possess.
  • highDice - The number of highest dice that should be kept, the rest are discarded.

Examples

Roll five ten-sided dice, keeping the two highest rolls.
[t: keep(5, 10, 2)]

Returns a number than is between 2 and 20, with a high average.

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

[h: DiceTimes = 5]
[h: DiceSides = 10]
[h: DiceKeep = 2]
[t: keep(DiceTimes, DiceSides, DiceKeep)]
Returns a number than is between 2 and 20, with a high average.

See Also

For another method of rolling dice, see Dice Expressions.