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Jun 11th 19:48

Connecting....Connecting.....Connecting....Why? | reply

Jun 02nd 14:24

I know it's rng, but damn my dice rolls over the last two weeks have royally sucked...80% of the time i can't get a roll above 10. | reply

May 30th 16:36

I’m curious if something had changed in the rolling algorithms recently (in the last few months maybe)? The rolling seems to became more chaotic and less resembling normal distribution. We are playing WoD where you roll several dice and get “successes”, and it may be just me, but now the weird “minimaxed” rolling sequences like 9 9 9 2 1 9 8 7 or 5, 2, 8, 4, 1, 1, 3, 3, 3, 7 seem to appear way too often. I ran a few tests on the Rolz main page, and it does appear to be an issue, and not just a stroke of (bad) luck. | reply

Jun 02nd 14:29

yeah man i think something is off...we are using d20 and i can't seem to get above 10 eighty percent of the time | reply

May 22nd 17:29
Sally Lloyd

I’m using a iPhone 6s+ to access Rolz. I can’t get the blogs for the game I’m in and I can’t post new threads in the forum. Please help me | reply

May 23rd 06:26

I'm also using an iPhone and I don't have any issues. While Rolz isn't exactly designed for mobile, it should work. You didn't give me a lot to go on either. I'll need a description of what problems you are actually experiencing. | reply

May 08th 21:23

when you add modifiers i.e. 1d20+5 the mod is set as equal to zero so the roll comes out as wrong. | reply

May 08th 22:23

Looks like something went wrong with the last update, I'm taking care of it | reply

May 03rd 01:31
Anonymous Coward

Is there no way to change password? | reply

May 08th 00:41

Since we don't use email addresses for accounts, there is no way to reset your password. You'll have to create a new account. | reply

Apr 22nd 21:18


I see you have a equal to and greater formula. Is there something like a equal to and under?

For example, in a quest that I follow, it has a Talent Number and in order to count cultivation successes, it's every roll that's equal to your talent no. and lower for successes. So if you talent number is, say, 6, 1-6 = successes, but 7-10 = failures. | reply

Apr 20th 11:12

I have read the law, the citizen brief made available to us. Not the full document introduced to the Union (yet.)

First and foremost; this website is not a business. It would be considered a private, non commercial website, and these laws target companies. (Registered and all, operating in the EU or having trade deals in place legitimizing working in the EU and of course, being subject to EU laws whilst doing so.) Because you are not a "Service provider." in the term of a contract (Tit for Tat) But rather a free to use tool online using donations i do not think you are subject to the penalties or obligations.

Secondly in regards to liability, I think you lawyers was commenting on: (Art. 33-34 of the Regulation)

"If your data is lost or stolen, and if this data breach could harm you, the
company causing the data breach will have to inform you (and the relevant data
protection supervisory authority) without undue delay. If the company doesn’t do
this, it can be fined. Recent attacks, such as WannaCry, Meltdown and Spectre, or
the Uber case show how important this new right is."

That is to say if Damages WERE suffered, proven by court, and willful ignorance or attempts to cover up the breach, proven in court sanctions will be filed. But, because you are not a for-profit anything. But i also do not think your site (as far as i can see) stores any information that could "Hurt" a person. People do not have secrets hidden here, banking information, credit cards? Home adresses?

And (Art. 12-14 of the Regulation)

A right to receive clear and understandable information
about who is processing your data, what data they are processing and why they are
processing it.

I do not reckon you store much information, but you will need to have one of those anoying eula's or pop up saying. "We have cookies, store your ip for future visits and do not do anything with th is information, the Eu has asked me to be annoying so click on the TRIANGLE, not the X to say "Ok man. what ever let me roll dice."

It is my opinion that you will be fine, but asking lawyers who understands EU laws and your specific obligation is a good step to ensure you manage your risks.

I have been using your site recently and hope to continue to use the work of your great efforts in the comming years.

Stay calm, be good, and be cool man.

-Eu guy. | reply

May 08th 00:39

Charles, thanks for taking the time to post some advice about this. While I am personally reasonably sure that Rolz is not in violation of the spirit of the data protection laws, my personal risk due to operating the site has undoubtedly increased now. I have taken some steps to hopefully limit the damage that can be done to Rolz.

I do not believe, however, there is sufficient grounds to distinguish legally between a company and an individual providing a service, even if that service is not for profit. As an EU citizen, I'm personally responsible for any and all liabilities that arise out of Rolz. It is my understanding that a European court will not treat hobbyists differently from corporations. Even assuming that I'd win in the end, the mere act of defending myself against a lawyer specializing in for-profit complaints is financially precarious for me.

As I posted elsewhere, I have taken some minimal steps to hopefully limit my personal exposure. Blanket geoblocking the EU isn't going to happen anymore, however, I will be blocking access from Germany, because that is where most of the danger is coming from. | reply

Apr 16th 20:59

Hey dude, I don't really understand what you're saying with your latest message, but nothing in any EU legislation would stop EU residents from accessing this site, their is no legal issue.

All the best | reply

Apr 19th 13:21

Max, I'm not sure if Rolz exposes me to liability, and the lawyer I talked to (who was admittedly not very good) said that the site really needs to be run by a limited liability company, one that is preferably not registered in the EU. I'm definitely getting a second opinion on this... | reply

Apr 08th 02:10

No way to change password? | reply

Apr 13th 13:42

Ashandarei, since user accounts are not linked to anything else (like email addresses for example), the only way to go about this is to register another user account. | reply

Apr 03rd 18:41

Hey great side! but i was so smart and forgotten my password :) to my account name as epid can you help me? | reply

Apr 01st 02:25
Anonymous Coward

Ending a roll with a semi-colon rolls an extra d0. | reply

Mar 31st 11:10

If I try to save shortcuts it only saves the first six. Everytime I change Dice Rooms all my other shortcuts are reset. | reply

Mar 19th 01:54

I was wondering if there is a rolz Discord bot? | reply

Apr 13th 13:41

Sateva, not at this point, sorry. | reply

Mar 13th 15:04

When I enter my credentials in Chrome, and try to log in, it gives me an error page. ("This page is not working.")

Then, if I hit "Refresh," it gives me the blank login screen again.

Then, if I hit "Dice Room" it acts normal, and goes to my dashboard.

This does NOT occur if I login with Microsoft Explorer. (The old one, Version 11.0.9600.18837)

So apparently, ROLZ doesn't work correctly with Chrome. Will there be a fix for this? I've been putting up with this for quite some time (a few months) and although I know how to bypass the error, it is inconvenient to be forced to do so.

Thanks! | reply

Apr 13th 13:41

TellerianHawke, I cannot reproduce this. I'm also using Chrome :/ | reply

Mar 04th 22:13
Koen Cornelis

Hi there,

i tried to use the api, however i notice that you haven't set an Acces Controll header, meaning that the only viable option to use it is jsonp, even though multiple formats are supported. Is it possible to set the access-controll header?


PS: the reason i ask is because i've incorporated the api into a "random char generator" exercise for first year ACS students. | reply

Mar 05th 10:58

Sure Koen, I added the headers. | reply

Feb 19th 03:04

I'm playing shadowrun 5e and I wanted to see if I could use this to do some of the rolling but I'm having trouble getting it to work. I'm getting errors using (count=1 *d6e5). What I'm trying to do is get the system to tell me how many of * d6s are 5 or 6s thus sucesses and how many 1s were rolled so I can see if half or more were ones and thus this roll is a glitch. Eventually I'll also want to have a second one where all 6s are also rolled again for edge tests but one step at a time. | reply

Feb 12th 06:58

is there a way to roll a large bulk of dice all at once? for example:

I want to roll 10d30 100 times instead of clicking roll 100 times

then I want to "count/or sum up" how many times I rolled 300(all 10 dice on 30) etc? | reply

Jan 30th 19:55

Graves is the registered account name | reply

Jan 28th 22:14

I forgot my password | reply

Jan 28th 22:19

Graves, what's your registered account name? | reply

Jan 28th 19:07

I can only save 6 shortcuts for some reason. If I try to create more they will dissappear as soon as I log out or even go to another room. I can update the first 6 but after that it won't work. | reply

Feb 04th 00:14

Anyone else has this problem? | reply

Jan 25th 03:54

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '<', expecting end of file in /srv/www/htdocs/ on line 28

Error i get when trying to enter rooms | reply

Jan 25th 14:16

Arcane, sorry about that, it happens sometimes. You should still be able to join rooms when that happens, it's just the start page that's messed up. | reply

Jan 19th 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 25th 14:17

Mark, yes, that's what Rolz was made for :) | 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