Have you heard of Dungeons and Dragons, Runequest, Tunnels and Trolls or Worlds of Wonder? These are fantasy role-playing games.
To play any of these games you must create one or more characters, then guide your character(s) through adventures in a universe created by a game master. To create a character, you will need to roll three six-sided dice several times. We will use Runequest as an example.
This simple program is published as type-in source code (2 pages) in Atari BASIC, intended for Atari 8-bit systems. The article is included in Antic, Volume 2, Number 1, April 1983. The program rolls and displays seven attribute scores using a simple 3d6 method.