Last year I posted about MachDice, a dice-rolling tool for the iPhone. Today I stumbled upon a similar tool for Windows or OSX called “Rock’n’Roll“. This nice looking program was created by Mad Ogre Games and has the following features (I quote the official site):
Features over 30 backgrounds by various artists
12 different dice textures to choose from
Pick any kind of dice combination
Dice results displayed in two different ways
Realistic dice rolling physics
Totally random number generation
Dice thrown via Physics Engine
If you have left your dice at home but you have your laptop with you, this program could come in handy but I will probably stick to MachDice on the iPhone.
But Rock’n’Roll has one advantage over MachDice: it’s free!
Michael Wolf is a German games designer and enthusiast best known for his English language role-playing games blog, Stargazer's World, and for creating the free rules-light medieval fantasy adventure game Warrior, Rogue & Mage. He has also worked as an English translator on the German-language Dungeonslayers role-playing game and was part of its editorial team.
In addition to his work on Warrior, Rogue & Mage and Dungeonslayers, he has created several self-published games and also performed layout services and published other independent role-playing games such as A Wanderer's Romance, Badass, and the Wyrm System derivative Resolute, Adventurer & Genius, all released through his imprint Stargazer Games.
Professionally, he works as a video technician and information technologies specialist. Stargazer's World was started by Michael in August 2008.
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