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Fri 14:53


If I were to use Rolz for a PbP game, would our room persist so that we could use it as a neutral base for our rolls? In other words, if a character were to roll initiative, action, effect, could I log into the room two days later to see the results? | reply

Jan 09th 07:50

yep, servers down | reply

Jan 09th 08:28

Should be back up again, sorry for the outage. The program that was supposed to alert me of such things also went down. | reply

Jan 09th 04:07

Servers are down. | reply

Jan 09th 08:29

Should be back up again, sorry for the outage. The program that was supposed to alert me of such things also went down. | reply

Jan 09th 03:56

Cant connect to the dice roller. Keeps going Connecting over and over and over. | reply

Dec 28th 20:56

my messages arent going through | reply

Jan 09th 08:29

blah, should be back up again, sorry for the outage. The program that was supposed to alert me of such things also went down. | reply

Dec 05th 16:05

It is not easy way how to change password for login registration? | reply

Dec 05th 03:47

can't join or create a room right now :/ it seems like it just refreshes the page | reply

Jan 09th 08:29

yamkitsu, should be back up again, sorry for the outage. The program that was supposed to alert me of such things also went down. | reply

Nov 21st 12:42

Just found this the other night, and I think its going to be exactly what I've been looking for to run my web games. Thanks for the work on it! | reply

Nov 19th 16:48

Diceroom's constantly trying to connect but isn't working. | reply

Jan 09th 08:30

RacingM3GTR, should be back up again, sorry for the outage. The program that was supposed to alert me of such things also went down. | reply

Nov 19th 01:19

Vedexent is correct. The embedded dice roll syntax doesn't work. It has been broken for quite a while now. Hopefully this is a small error that can be fixed soon. | reply

Nov 14th 22:58
Takeda Yashiiro

system dice fail | reply

Nov 11th 05:46

I'm posting this to agree with Eli below me--not being able to rename myself "GM", or risking any kind of name being password-locked is kind of ridiculous. I love the chat interface and room wiki functions, but am torn between Rolz and Roll20/something else for literally only this reason.

Reducing restrictions to a room-by-room basis (so you can't have 2 people named GM, for example) would make Rolz my first choice for chatroom-based RPing. | reply

Oct 24th 17:49

Just a heads up that - at least in the lobby - the embedded die roll syntax ( e.g. "This is my D20 roll: [d20]" ) seems to be broken.

Trying to use this syntax causes the system to return no text at all: no speech, no die roll - it just appears that the person has said a blank line. | reply

Oct 23rd 23:40


I use this site rather frequently for tabletop games, and while I enjoy the notion of having password protected nicknames, it is growing increasing frustrating to explain to my game masters why my name is not my characters as those names seem to just ever increasingly become password protected. It makes our sessions confusing for identifying who exactly is rolling,

So while the idea is nice, it is also, in my opinion, becoming a a nuisance to try and give yourself a nick for your in game character and the message of password protected keeps popping up. | reply

Oct 22nd 20:45

It's a great work, thank you!
Can you create such a success-based dice code, in which we can see how many dice rolled equal to or LOWER than some number? (Maybe with type "U')
Thank you! | reply

Oct 14th 17:52

I may be missing something, but running the count command seems to display the sum of dice rather than the count of the results specified.

ex. #count=1 10d6 displays the following:
Amras rolls count=1 10d6 = 33 (3 +6 +4 +4 +1 +4 +4 +1 +2 +4) | reply

Oct 14th 00:41

I cannot get into the dicerooms right now. It keeps attempting to connect. | reply

Oct 14th 00:45

and now 10 mins later the diceroom let me back in. Huh. Sorry to disturb I guess. | reply

Sep 25th 17:31

The inline dice codes seem to be broken. When I post "test [1d100]" I get a blank line in the chat log. e.g. Isaacssv558:

These used to work, so no idea why they don't now. Websockets is working and I tried turning my firewall off, but still no lick. | reply

Sep 14th 15:14

I want to delete profile and dice room. How can I do that? | reply

Sep 15th 09:23

Since dice rooms are private your should be fine anyway, but refer to the help section under dice rooms the "/room close" command is what you need to close down a room. As far as your "profile" goes, just change the password to something random and log out. | reply

Sep 06th 19:47
Damon Varr

We can only save 6 short cuts I would like to be able to save 24 for the game I am playing with a couple friends. | reply

Aug 27th 00:46

Hi, thats' a great site. Many thaks from me!

But i lack one feature: is there any possibility to send a multi line (with cr/lf) text to the chat? | reply

Aug 26th 04:44

The bracket "[ ]" Commands wont work, whenever i include them, it ends up a blank post, | reply

Sep 14th 22:00

Same problem here. It was very usefull to save shortcuts like: "Sword [d20+3] damage [d6+4]" | reply

Sep 15th 09:25

megarock1018 I know, I fucked something up in the parser, it's next on my to-do list, sorry about that | reply

Dec 18th 23:58

Hello Udo, any news about the square bracket? Thanks in advance | reply

Aug 25th 04:07

What's the link to the IRC server? I'd rather have this handy in my command line than in the browser. | reply

Sep 15th 01:33

There is no IRC server, sorry | reply

Aug 18th 17:13

Whenever I try to use brackets to embed rolls in lines of text nothing shows up in the chat other than my name. | reply

Aug 17th 19:41
Anonymous Coward

Bug with explosive dices

xxx rolls 10d10s4 = 8 ( (2 28 8 7 4 8 2 8 8 16 → 8 success(es) against 4) )

But it is 11 successes!
28 = 10 + 10 + 8 (3 successes non 1)
Same thing with 16 | reply

Aug 20th 02:35

You misunderstood how the "S" code works.You want "M": 10d10m4 | reply

Aug 11th 02:31

for some reason when i type i start to stutter, for lack of a better word. i guess an equivalent would be like "lagging" but it's more of a slow stutter.
and it only happens when I type. | reply

Aug 09th 02:29

A lot of rooms was created aumaticaly in my acount and comands with [] dont work now. How to solve this? | reply

Aug 08th 08:17

Whatchamacallthems don't work for me any more. Inline dice rolls? The ones where you do [1d20], they just turn up as empty messages when I hit enter.

I guess I am also gonna use this time to test if forum post rolls work for me [roll 1d20] | reply

Aug 03rd 23:58
Sean Patrick Fannon

PS - Thanks for deleting certain conversations. I was in a very black head space when I started reading some of those truly horrific trolls, and I engaged with the intent to vent my spleen back at them.

In the end, it was stupid, as I should have just ignored them. They did make very tantalizing targets, though.

Regardless, not only do I respect your decision to delete said conversations, I am grateful for it.

And for this site. I am impressed it has a way to handle Prowlers & Paragons style dice rolls. | reply

Aug 03rd 11:16

Hi, first of all thanks for the effort in keeping Rolz going. The servers seem to be up again but I still cannot see my dice rooms, just some symbols - when I try to connect I get a host error on the Rolz side. Would be great if you can look into this. Thanks! | reply

Aug 03rd 13:04

MacCthulhu, I can't reproduce this... :/ are you able to connect to the Lobby for example? | reply

Aug 03rd 20:34

Yes once I log in I get to the Lobby. but then I can't go to the rooms. | reply

Aug 03rd 20:42

Hi Udo, it just worked for me now - thanks | reply

Aug 03rd 00:57

THanks Udo! Thank you SO much! GUnna be dnoanting soonish! One i figure out Funds! | reply

Aug 02nd 22:06

sorry about the outage, nobody told me and the monitoring program that was supposed to alert me didn't work | reply

Aug 02nd 23:11

Thanks Udo! Glad to see it back and running again! | reply

Aug 05th 00:35

Thanks Udo.... | reply

Aug 02nd 21:29

Things seem to be OK...for now... | reply

Aug 02nd 22:03
Justin Reilly

Let us hope it lasts | reply

Aug 02nd 20:35

No matter what 'Dice Room' I connect to, I get a connecting, but it never connects | reply

Aug 02nd 21:09

The servers are down. | reply

Aug 02nd 16:48

Is this site still supported? I know there are donations and such. But does the Owner still do maintenance and upkeep? There hasn't been a post from him in a very long time. I was getting ready to donate, use this place for a game. But now I am having second thoughts. | reply

Aug 02nd 21:58

I'm still there, just not every day. Unfortunately, the site went down when I was away. | reply

Aug 02nd 10:24

The server's down and my friends and I use it for D&D please get it back up asap! Thanks! | reply

Aug 02nd 06:12

There's currently an issue with the servers. Any updates or news on when this issue will be resolve? Thanks! | reply

Aug 02nd 01:06

It seems the servers are down. Does anyone know a reliable way to reach the owner/Operator to be able to fix it? | reply

Aug 02nd 22:07

You guys could have sent me an email ;) | reply

Aug 02nd 00:11

I love this site and it makes it so easy for me and my friends to play for RP sessions; however recently the site has been crashing and it's almost impossible to use it. If this were to be fixed I would say this site be 10/10 | reply

Aug 01st 20:26
Sean Patrick Fannon

Hey there, interested in incorporating your system for something huge I am launching in the near future, but there seems to be a problem with the Dice Rooms. Would appreciate any update you can give on when you plan to have that resolved, please.


Sean Patrick Fannon
Writer & Game Designer: Shaintar, Star Wars, Savage Rifts, much more | reply

Aug 01st 13:29
Justin Reilly

None of my Dice rooms are loading. | reply

Aug 01st 05:51

It has now been over 24 hours since the Chatrooms went down, it is now becoming more and more disconcerting, since we cant even get the chatlogs for future notes. | reply

Aug 01st 05:06

I tried making a new dice room and it didn't work. The message "Connecting ..." kept appearing repeatedly, and it seems that several people have had the same problem in the past few hours, even days. | reply

Aug 01st 02:13

the rolz dice room isnt loading it just keeps showing up as connecting over and over again | reply

Aug 01st 00:18

Performance has been lacking for two months and now the servers are down for a long time.

Our league has given decent donations and can't play.... | reply

Jul 31st 20:51

It has been 6 hours since my last post here, 18 hours since the chatrooms went down, For everyone who isnt sure, go to 'Dice Room' and look at 'Server Status and Info' it you wont be able to log-in and create new ones, since the servers for it are down. but its distressing, over 18 hours since its been down. | reply

Jul 31st 20:35

Was unable to connect to a dice room, Tried to make a new one and had the same result. | reply

Jul 31st 18:07

could not connect to a dice room don't know if its just on my side or if its site wide. | reply

Jul 31st 14:06

It has been roughly 11-12 hours since the chats went down, this is starting to become ridicules. It has never went down for that long before, perhaps lag, but the entire serverbase went down for the chats. Its bad since even if we want to recover the logs we cant. | reply

Jul 31st 13:28

i'm trying to enter in my dice room and it keeps loading | reply

Jul 31st 03:04

Wtf is up with the site as of late? It's been doing this more and more. | reply

Jul 31st 02:22

As of right now, the chatroom servers went down for some reason, i was hoping to play with my group as we do almost every weekday, but this sudden down of the servers worries me. Its been roughly 20 minutes since, and it hasnt gotten any better. | reply

Jul 26th 03:29

its to follow up on my comments earlier, the dice rooms again have turned into :-1 rooms on my list, and rooms refuse to load for some reason, is there something wrong with the server? Its been roughly 2 or so months since the update and things dont seem to be looking good, | reply

Jul 26th 01:36
Dice rooms

What's going on with all the dice rooms? | reply

Jul 21st 01:38

anytime a macro with brackets is used, the result is blanked out | reply

Jul 20th 04:09
bill brecht

Hi, for a couple of weeks now the dice rolls have been intermittently lagging for a while, and the whole left side log disappears/crashes multiple times during our two-hour sessions. Several minutes later it will reappear, only to crash again ten minutes or so later. This happened this evening, 7/20/17, between 9:30-11:30, as well as 7/17 and the previous weeks 7/13 and 7/10 (all between 9:30-11:30). I'm hoping this can be fixed, as the two different groups who I play with on Mon and Wed nights enjoy rolz but the situation is such that we may turn to another roller. | reply

Jul 16th 01:16

In my dice rooms, there are a bunch of rooms named :-] which I did not make. how do I go about removing them? | reply

Jul 13th 01:23

our whole roleplaying group has a problem with text not loading, refreshing sometimes solves it but it's still a pain. | reply

Jul 12th 22:28

Excuse me, my saved rooms have all become :-1 rooms, and although im able to access some of them via logging in manually, and it 'saves' it as a new one, it resets it to :-1 rooms, This is distressing since apparently its not the first time this has happened to people on this site, because what if you cant remember the password for said room anymore?

I hope that it gets fixed as soon as possible (Seeing as the last report of this incident was May, not too long ago. I hope that this gets fixed... | reply

Jul 11th 01:52
Anonymous Coward

I love how minimal rolz is, cause that keeps it fast, but being able to use nicknames in dice rooms even if they'd been registered would be nice. | reply

Jul 07th 18:05

Do the rooms save chat history? If so, for how long? | reply

Jun 16th 22:26

Love the site as my tabletop baseball league uses it.

We've noticed in the last few weeks we are seeing the timeout III while waiting for a result more often then we have in the past. We use to see it maybe three times in a hour and now it seems to be happening every ten rolls or so. I wasn't sure if there was performance issue or change. | reply

Jun 08th 07:49

in response to this "rolls 6D10L4 = 24 (low 4 of 9; 8; 8; 5; 8; 3 = 24)" roll, i believe its saying "lowest 4 of the following," it just so happens 9 is right next to 'of' so if you read it in a certain way...

(low 4 of 9; 8; 8; 5; 8; 3 = 24)

and some fixing of grammar.

(lowest 4 of, 9; 8; 8; 5; 8; 3 = 24)

it becomes much easier to read, it'll do that for all high/low rolls, as for your other inquiries i dunno | reply

Jun 08th 07:41

Someone keeps coming into the room,

Ive changed the password twice on my room, yet someone keeps coming in to harass and annoy, now i dont know if its the person im playing with trolling me, but still thats a bit disturbing | reply

Jun 06th 20:16
[bug] comands failing

sometims when you do a comand it dont do nothing and pop ups in the chat, if you do this with a /nick and it fail everbody will be able to see you password | reply

Jun 05th 18:58

Hey there,
I am the editor of a new newsletter/newspaper pointed towards dungeoneering and tabletop gaming, I would like to get an interview with you, Udo. I am doing a review for my first article on your webpage here. If you could please email me so I can speak with you, that would be excellent. thanks,

Alren, Editor of the Dungeoneer's Digest | reply

May 24th 11:22


I and my friend roleplay a lot on mobile, and it is incredibly inconvenient to write a pose only to lose it because you were timed out. (This happens at least when the phone screen goes dark.) This doesn't happen on desktop, obviously, so: Is there any way for us to prevent this from happening, and if not, might you fix it? | reply

May 23rd 15:56

My dice rooms are missing. They've been replaced with a :-] symbol that leads to blank pages. I use Rolz for my PbP's, and so I've got links in other forums that take me back to the rooms. But, once I'm there I still can't edit. | reply

May 24th 19:22

I have the same issue; actually, your rooms are actually labelled ":-1" and not ":-]", I hope this clarification helps with debugging. I was able to access my old rooms by typing<room name> (without "<" and ">"), they are on top of all the bugged rooms now and can be accessed. Hope it helps you or anyone having the same issue, for now. Be aware that some special characters are coded in html. | reply

May 22nd 05:09

site lacks means to reset password (forgotten mine and can't sign in) | reply

May 19th 20:48

I'm having weird results in the dice roller.

This example:
Lowest 4 of 6D10: #6D10L4

Renders this result:
rolls 6D10L4 = 24 (low 4 of 9; 8; 8; 5; 8; 3 = 24)

Notice that there is no reason there should be 5 rolls shown nor any reason for it to say Lowest 4 of 9. It should be the lowest 4 of 6 rolls...

2d20+5 renders this way:
rolls 2d20H+5 = 23 (high 1 of 18; 9 = 18 + 5)

And 5+2d20H1 renders this way:
rolls 5+2d20H1 = 17 (5 + high 1 of 12; 11 = 12)

I'm totally confused. Has this thing lost the ability to pick H and L rolls or at least how to interpret them? Is there some syntax I'm confusing? I've tried # and - as the command and I have tried different leading spaces and nothing has changed. | reply

Jun 08th 07:50

in response to this "rolls 6D10L4 = 24 (low 4 of 9; 8; 8; 5; 8; 3 = 24)" roll, i believe its saying "lowest 4 of the following," it just so happens 9 is right next to 'of' so if you read it in a certain way...

(low 4 of 9; 8; 8; 5; 8; 3 = 24)

and some fixing of grammar.

(lowest 4 of, 9; 8; 8; 5; 8; 3 = 24)

it becomes much easier to read, it'll do that for all high/low rolls, as for your other inquiries i dunn | reply

May 05th 14:52

Any chance you (or me?) could add these Tables-to-roll-on? | reply

May 05th 14:20

how can i create a NPC on this site? i know i have that option but i dont know how can i do it | reply

May 04th 01:39

I made an account recently and have forgotten my password since then. Theres no way to confirm accounts on this website so Im sort of left without many options to get my name back since it locks the name. Is there anything you can do to help me out? | reply

May 04th 01:40

the account was named the same as the one im using here. | reply

May 05th 00:31

Udooooo please help :< | reply

May 01st 18:51

i feel a little uncomfortable after making an account, there wasn't any way of having confirmation like an email or something. | reply

Apr 26th 00:49

My group hates the password feature of nicknames.

Half the names we were using have been locked down.

None of us pass worded the names, but we need passwords to use them.

This feature sucks | reply

Apr 26th 00:59

You're mad that Rolz has user accounts? | reply

Apr 20th 03:25

I've been getting this screen when going back to the dice room:

As far as I can tell, these rooms stall out rolz on my end and do absolutely nothing. I can still reach my normal dice rooms if I manually type the url in the search bar, but it's still kind of annoying and hopefully you can do something about this before it becomes a problem for other users. | reply

Apr 17th 18:53

It would be nice to be able to clear history out of a room as the owner.
I was using the room for character creation rolls, but would like to keep them secret between people untill the first session. Because they also talk about class/race/specialisation. | reply

May 10th 11:57

+1 for that! | reply

Apr 13th 15:21

Hey, I was screwing around with the dice roller on the homepage and found this...

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ';' in /srv/www/htdocs/ : eval()'d code on line 1

Happens when doing anything like 1==1. | reply

Apr 13th 15:24

You used unsupported syntax. I know, it's ugly. There's going to be a new parser eventually. For now you'll just have to enter correct codes ;) | reply

Apr 13th 17:17

I'm actually working on a parser for my Final Year Project at Uni, inspired by the one here; that's why I was testing it. I was trying to get insight on how you are doing it. :P | reply

Apr 13th 21:57

I love parsers/lexers! If you're interested in the rolz parser, I have pasted the relevant sections here:

It's basically tokenize() and then recursive descent, which creates an AST-like structure that then gets executed directly through an interpreter.

If you want to have a look at a good parser in C, I highly recommend checking out the Lua language source code (not LuaJIT, but the interpreted version), it's very clean.

If you want to write something elegant, also check out Top Down Operator Precedence - here's a talk by Crockford about it | reply

Apr 14th 12:40

Thank you so much. You really went above and beyond what I was expecting for a reply!! XD
You sir, will be credited in the documentation. Keep doing what your doing!!!

You are the coolest website owner I've ever dealt with!!! | reply

Apr 12th 10:14

Can enter or create no dice room. Bad gateway - no response from host | reply

Apr 12th 10:17

Can't reproduce this problem. | reply

Apr 03rd 11:19

Why cant people in my room see my dice throws? I tried with #d and [d] but with both commands only I can see the results. | reply

Apr 12th 10:18

People can absolutely see what you post. Maybe they're trolling you? | reply