June 17th, 2008

Old Friend

The Romans Played D&D?

Proof that time travel eventually becomes a reality and a roleplayer gets in on the act?

Proof that Mr Gygax wasn't the first person to invent RPGs?

Proof that Dungeons & Dragons and the d20 System is a truly timeless rules set?

Who knows?

But this 2nd Century AD Roman d20 was discovered in an Egyptian dig back in the 1920's and someone paid $17,925 for it in an auction a few years ago...

A Roman Gaming Die (Christies.com)