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Dice Roller

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Dice Roller

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Given a di(c)e roll in standard d20 format on the command line, this script will roll the dice & output the result.

#!/usr/bin/perl -wl
use strict;
$_ = shift or die 'Invalid argument passed';
s/\s+//g;
/^(\d+)[dD](\d+)([+-]\d+)?$/ or die 'Invalid argument passed';
my $sum = 0;
$sum += 1 + int rand $2 for 1..$1;
$sum += $3 if defined $3;
print $sum;
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