An ancient Roman gaming die went up for auction at Christie's recently. Per the description:
A ROMAN GLASS GAMING DIE
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Deep blue-green in color, the large twenty-sided die incised with a distinct symbol on each of its faces
2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm.) wide
Several polyhedra in various materials with similar symbols are known from the Roman period. Modern scholarship has not yet established the game for which these dice were used.
Stupid modern scholars. I mean really. They were playing D & D you f***wits. Gary Gygax had a time machine, yo.
Thanks Kristina, lets get together and play D20 Yahtzee sometime
In news so exciting it stopped my heart and I had to chug a half dozen Monster Energy Drinks to bring myself back to life and even that didn't work so I'm dead now, a new world's oldest d20 die has been found IN EGYPT. The previous record holder was a Roman glass die from arou... / Continue →
Brazilian sex toy/blow-up doll manufacturer is auctioning off the virginity of Valentina, the company's first 'real-life' sex doll. Of course I have no idea what 'real-life' is supposed to mean in this case, and I don't think I want to. The auction doesn't end till March 31st... / Continue →
This is a massive gallery of reimagined Boba Fett and Clone Trooper helmets that have been modded by artists and visual effects studios and put up for auction on eBay, with proceeds going towards the Make A Wish Foundation. They're all pretty amazing, and a couple (including t... / Continue →