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multiple dice

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 2:06 pm
by Klingbeil
i need to roll 4D3, but i also need each one to be a different color as they represent different things.

i've downloaded the free dice expansion off your site and i can do 2 different colors/dice, but i can't seem to add more than that.

is that a limitation of the program or am i missing a step?

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:23 pm
by heruca
Using the dice roller window and/or dice macros, you can only have two die type or die color combinations.

Using dice components, you can have as many as you want. See pg. 99-100 of the BGE User Manual to understand how to roll the dice from the Dice Artpack.

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:58 pm
by Klingbeil
how do i bring up the table dice roller shown on page 99?

hitting R brings up the dice macro window

Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:56 am
by heruca
You don't. That is an illustrative example, not how the feature was implemented.

That particular example is from the Feudal Ops game conversion I created. See the last of the screenshots in this BGG post.

To roll dice that have been placed as components in the game table window, use the [Control-R] hotkey ([Command-R], on a Mac).

If you want to use your own background graphic to roll dice on top of, see this thread.