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Dirk Starr
March 25th, 2021, 19:42
How do I do this as a marco?

All the examples show dice rolls that use addition or some math function on the results, but that doesn't get the correct answer for a SWADE trait roll with wild die. For example: /die (1d4e + 1d6e)k1 adds the d4 and d6 results together. I just want the highest result of the two post exploding.

IceBear
March 25th, 2021, 21:41
I don't know...I just use the built in roller by clicking on the appropriate skill. I think I've seen this asked before but never saw an answer

Edit: I've asked on the FG Savage Worlds Discord channel...it's not nearly as active as it used to be, but I'll let you know if I hear anything

Mike Serfass
March 25th, 2021, 23:22
In this video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huFgen7-TUQ
Doug shows how to do this type of dice roll. However, following his exact example doesn't work in my SWADE game. He says they work in CoreRPG and systems derived from it. They work for character sheets, but not manual rolls. I think this is a bug.

Dirk Starr
March 25th, 2021, 23:48
I don't know...I just use the built in roller by clicking on the appropriate skill. I think I've seen this asked before but never saw an answer

Edit: I've asked on the FG Savage Worlds Discord channel...it's not nearly as active as it used to be, but I'll let you know if I hear anything

Thanks IceBear! Please do let me know if you hear anything back.

Dirk Starr
March 25th, 2021, 23:49
In this video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huFgen7-TUQ
Doug shows how to do this type of dice roll. However, following his exact example doesn't work in my SWADE game. He says they work in CoreRPG and systems derived from it. They work for character sheets, but not manual rolls. I think this is a bug.

I may have missed it, but I didn't see this exact example. I saw exploding die with addition, but not two different dice types exploding keep the highest.

IceBear
March 26th, 2021, 00:51
From Blackbot on Discord:

@Icebear /die (1d4!+1d6!)k1

If you use e instead of ! it picks the highest one but doesn't add up the explodes, so it's for stuff like Shadowrun4/5/6
Oh damn, no, that doesn't work...it works fine in Core, but not in SWADE...
It works if you turn off "Desktop Dice can ace" though
So I assume something about the way SWADE manipulates dice interferes there

Same command both times - first time with exploding desktop dice enabled, second time disabled (screen shot showing it not working and working...on phone and it's not allowing me to post the image)

IceBear
March 26th, 2021, 00:51
From Blackbot on Discord:

@Icebear /die (1d4!+1d6!)k1

If you use e instead of ! it picks the highest one but doesn't add up the explodes, so it's for stuff like Shadowrun4/5/6
Oh damn, no, that doesn't work...it works fine in Core, but not in SWADE...
It works if you turn off "Desktop Dice can ace" though
So I assume something about the way SWADE manipulates dice interferes there

Same command both times - first time with exploding desktop dice enabled, second time disabled

Dirk Starr
March 26th, 2021, 01:16
From Blackbot on Discord:

@Icebear /die (1d4!+1d6!)k1

If you use e instead of ! it picks the highest one but doesn't add up the explodes, so it's for stuff like Shadowrun4/5/6
Oh damn, no, that doesn't work...it works fine in Core, but not in SWADE...
It works if you turn off "Desktop Dice can ace" though
So I assume something about the way SWADE manipulates dice interferes there

Same command both times - first time with exploding desktop dice enabled, second time disabled (screen shot showing it not working and working...on phone and it's not allowing me to post the image)

Thanks, that was my experience in SWADE as well. According to https://fantasygroundsunity.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/FGU/pages/688330/Rolling+Dice the "e" is exploding and the "!" compounding, but the math with the + should work the same and add them together. I think they need something like an "or" and "and" expression along with math expressions to do what I want to do.

IceBear
March 26th, 2021, 01:29
Thanks, that was my experience in SWADE as well. According to https://fantasygroundsunity.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/FGU/pages/688330/Rolling+Dice the "e" is exploding and the "!" compounding, but the math with the + should work the same and add them together. I think they need something like an "or" and "and" expression along with math expressions to do what I want to do.

Just so we're clear, according to Blackbot if you disable "Desktop Dice can ace" in the Options, /die (1d4!+1d6!)k1 works

Dirk Starr
March 26th, 2021, 02:41
Just so we're clear, according to Blackbot if you disable "Desktop Dice can ace" in the Options, /die (1d4!+1d6!)k1 works

Thanks. I understood that, but I think it is for compounding dice...and not exploding. I'll try and validate.

IceBear
March 26th, 2021, 15:05
No, Blackbot said he tested it and it worked like it should...I'm on my PC now so I'll upload the image