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Questions tagged [dice]

Simulations of fair N-sided die tosses and other games of chance involving random number generation.

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Counting results of die rolls

The algorithm bellow is meant to allow a user to roll a die as many times as he would like, then print how many times each side was rolled and how many rolls there were total. ...
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Solo dice game (from Reiner Knizia’s Decathlon)

I'm trying to implement Reiner Knizia’s Decathlon, a set of 10 solo dice games played with 8 dices named after Decathlon events in Olympics. The first event is called "100 Metres". The player divides ...
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2-player dice game

This is a game for two users who roll 2 dice 5 times. If the total of dice is even, the player gains 10 points; if it is odd, they lose 5. If there is a tie after the five rounds, then the users have ...
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Evaluating Dice Poker results

In Dice Poker (or Yacht), a player rolls 5 standard dice (sides 1 - 6) and the resulting roll is given a score based on combinations: Two matching dice only - pair Three matching dice only - three ...
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Systematically analyzing dice roll outcomes

I created a generator function to iterate through all possible dice rolls, and then applied it the ability score generating methods in Pathfinder RPG. (Obviously, there are more efficient ways to ...
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Regex-based parsing of a specifier for dice

In this android app, the user can enter (a subset of) roll20 notation to roll that many dice. Inputs will look like "4d6" at the simplest, but the user can also add or subtract numbers, and drop or ...
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Simple Python Dice [closed]

I made a really simple Dice class and test script in Python as a gist. It is simpler than other dice I found on StackExchange being here and here. I made it simple for modularity and reusability. ...
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Java implementation of a Dice Roller

In order to keep my coding skills fresh, I am going to be implementing a simple D20 RPG engine/library to use in creating a text-based game. I am coding in with IntelliJ using Java 8. I'm focusing on ...
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Dice simulator program

I recently began to dabble into the programming world and wrote a Dice Simulator Program. How do I know that I'm writing Good Code? In the sense, is it something similar to how a major Software ...
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Simple dice game - JavaScript MVC implementation

I did a simple dice game using what I learned about separating the 'view', 'model', and 'control'. I am quite clear on what the model is (it's the data and state). But I'm a bit confused on the ...
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Pig, the Dice Game

I'm writing a program in Java, a game called Pig. The rules are: There are two players. Each take turn to roll a 6-sided die; a player repeatedly rolls it until the player chooses to stop rolling and ...
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Ten Thousand: a dice game for multiple players v0.3

I've learned so much, how could I not come back for more? I think this is much improved. The only thing I have not implemented from Ten Thousand: a dice game for multiple players - follow-up is ...
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Ten Thousand: a dice game for multiple players - follow-up

I've implemented the advice given here and elsewhere as best as I understand: Ten Thousand: a dice game for multiple players I've added a computer player as well. Help me make it even better. What is ...
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Dice roller in Ruby (mainly for D&D)

I have been working with Ruby for about a week or two now, and I wanted to create a dice-rolling application that intakes any string (e.g. 1d4 + 1 or 3d20 + 4) and outputs the correct dice rolling. <...
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Ten Thousand: a dice game for multiple players

A fun little game for as many players as you have friends. This is my first Python project so any advice on how to improve is welcome and appreciated. I'm not concerned with the clunky interface as I'...
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Simple console dice game, trying to roll two of the same number

I'm a young and beginner Java programmer and I'm starting to learn again Java (used it in the past years at school) since I want to enter a competition and (hope to) win for getting a job. I wanted to ...
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SFML dice game with logic-presentation separation

I asked for feedback on my Dice class and I was suggested that I should separate logic from view. I decided to completely refactor my project and I'd like to share ...
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Basic python dice simulator with log function

I had created a dice simulator using nothing but functions, but I wanted to attempt one using a class for the dice just to help get a better understanding of classes. I'm still a little in the dark ...
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Python port of Java dice game algorithm

I am in the process of learning Python (background in C++ and R). So after the obligatory "Hello World", I decided that my first non-trivial program would be a port of a Java implementation of the ...
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Pig game in Angular4

I am a newb in Angular 4. I have written a component but have some questions. I used member variables of class and modified variables within functions. Is this right approach or I should implement it ...
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Dice game where two players try to get to 49

Is there an easier way to make a dice game where 2 people roll a dice to try and get to 49? If there is, the program should output the person who has won. After the game has ended, please use the <...
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Multiple dice roll game with multiple players

I feel as if I did not write it efficiently. Any suggestions on slimming? I had trouble when player 2 would guess the number the first try, it would say player 2 won but keep continuing to the re-roll ...
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Rolling 100-sided “dice” until they are the same number

I've just begun my journey into python (1 week now) and I've written couple of lines incorporating everything I've learned so far. It would be greatly appreciated if anyone could guide me in writing a ...
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Python: Rolling Dice Simulation Using Tkinter

I just wanted to post my code to request for any improvement. Originally, I did NOT come up with this code, but rather I 'improved' it visually (ie. not performance). This code originally had several ...
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Pig Dice Game: Luck game to get to 100 points

I have a dice game called Pig to play (a simple google search will show rules, they are included in my .js file as well). I am new to JavaScript and the main goal of this code review is to give me an ...
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Dice rolling game

I am extremely new to programming and I tasked myself with the challenge of making a dice rolling game. It goes from 1 to 6 and it first asks you if you're interested in playing. Then it rolls. Then ...
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Greed Dice Scoring Game expanded - Python Koans

I've been trying to level up my python skills (more experienced in other languages) by working through the python3 version of Python Koans. After completing the "greed dice scoring project" exercise, ...
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Rolling dice simulator with probability

I'm a beginner at Python, and to start off my learning progress I created a simple program which will roll a dice and decides the probability of it. It would be great to have criticism on my code, ...
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Generate die rolls using coin flips

Problem I've seen this basic interview question in a couple of places, but never implemented it. Create an algorithm to output a fair die roll (values between 1 ...
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Strategy game move involving countries and dice

I have a game that consists of multiple countries and each of them has several choices. For instance, First Country(France) has multiple choices, Choice 1, Choice 2, Choice 3, .......etc And the ...
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Simple game in C++ involving a dice and bolts

I have been working on a simple game in c++. the game consists of a dice and several players. the number of players may very between 1-4 and as long as each of them has 2-4 bolts. singleton ...
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Dice roll game that generates random number

I just want to know how efficient is my code and is there any better way to do the same program in C? Can the if statements are replaced with something else or can I merge the two loops together to ...
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Simple dice console game in C#

I wrote a little console game that is supposed to take some dice and some players and determine the winner of the game. I wrote it for the sole purpose of figuring out why i'm doing the things i'm ...
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Simple text-based RPG in Java

I was looking for suggestions on how to improve the general flow of this code, as well as minimizing if / switch conditionals. ...
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Computing the probability of rolling a given total with five dice

I'm trying to compute the probability of rolling a certain dice total with an unknown number of dice. Below is a brute force example for 5 dice, hence the 5 loops. I feel like there is a recursive ...
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Exurbb (automated turn based) Battle Simulator Revised

I have revised my other question's code which you can find a link to here. This is just an automated turn based battle simulator which means everything comes out about 1 second at a time, and player ...
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Exurbb (automated turn based) Battle Simulator

I have created a semi-medium program (in size) to simulate any battle for all of your battling needs! I would like some feedback on how it is (not to great at programming in c++) or you can just put ...
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Python - Random dice

I am a fairly new programmer, and I stumbled with a beginner practice project, a random dice number generator. The code works, but I would like to know if there is an efficient way compared to mine to ...
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Random Dice Simulation

I extended the example in 04-random.elm to support N dice and to draw the results using SVG. ...
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Evaluating RPG-formatted dice rolls with repeats in Clojure

My target was to write a function that takes a String as input, interprets it as a series of dice rolls, evaluates it and returns a series of integers. The input is in a form that is typical in table ...
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Python dice game: C Low (Special Edition)

I am a Python noob and over the last week it has been my goal to learn how to write python code. As my first project I decided to create a dice game called C low. This is a version of that game that ...
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Find the total number of ways W, in which a sum S can be reached in N throws of a dice

I was solving this question: Given there is a 6 sided dice. Find the total number of ways W, in which a sum S can be reached in N throws. Example: S = 1, N = 6 => W = 0 S = 6, N = 6 => W ...
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Winning strategy for the dice pig game

I am writing a computer opponent in java to play the dice game pig. I am trying to code it to be optimized based off of this paper. ...
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Real time graph simulation of dice tossing

When tossing a dice many many time all numbers tend to appear the same number of times, but if the number of throws is small then some numbers may appear more or less often than others, even ...
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Unfair die game

For this task, you're going to play a dice game, but first you must prepare for an overwhelming victory. The game itself is very simple. Both players roll a single die and whoever rolls highest ...
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Working Craps program

How can I make this better? ...
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Compute the probabilities of getting each of the possible sums when throwing 2 dice, n times

I'm struggling with some coding-inexperience. The code I've written below, is extremely inconvenient and ugly to look at. My question to you is: How can this be done more efficiently? The way I've ...
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Dice Roll Program in C

I've made a dice game that rolls three die, calculates the sum of their results, and asks the user whether he/she thinks the next roll's total will be higher, the same, or lower than the current roll. ...
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Simple Version of Bunco Game

Any idea to write this code (fixable part) smarter? Note: Arrays, pointers, global value are not allowed to use. The game is played with 6 rounds. At the beginning, each player rolls one dice, with ...
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A dice roller in node.js

I knocked out a dice roller in 2 days. I think this is the first coding project I've ever actually completed to a degree where I'm not embarrassed to post it. This is my first time working with ...