# d8(int)

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#### Parameters

- nNumDice
- The number of dice to roll. (Default: 1, maximum 255)

#### Description

Returns the total from rolling nNumDice x d8 dice.

If nNumDice is less than 1, then 1 is used. If nNUmDice is over 255 it overflows, making 256 be "0" dice rolled, 257 be 1 die, and so on.

#### Remarks

An easier way to have dice rolls visible in code, which in D&D comes up a lot.

A d8 (eight sided die) has a 12.5% probability of turning up numbers between 1 and 8.

A single roll is equivalent of running:

#### Version

1.22

#### See Also

functions: |

author: Charles Feduke