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Post Posted: Sun Nov 30, 2003 12:07 pm 
 

Don't know how many of you read Fark, but somebody posted this one up...  don't know about you, but I want it.  Hey Burntwire, you are probably the only one who can afford this one ;)  Then you'll have bragging rights to owning one of the oldest d20's on the planet.
A ROMAN GLASS GAMING DIE   | CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D. | Christie's

  


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Post Posted: Sun Nov 30, 2003 12:25 pm 
 

There were some dices made of dinosaur bones up for auction at Gen Con. I guess that beats Roman glass  :wink:


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Post Posted: Sun Nov 30, 2003 12:27 pm 
 

The best is the auction description: "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."

If only they knew D&D...


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Post Posted: Sun Nov 30, 2003 12:48 pm 
 

Very Cool! Way out of my league. The Dinosaur Dice were neat but I can't justify spending that kind of money on dice(unless TSR made them :) ).

  


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Post Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2003 1:02 am 
 

Damn, and here I was hoping you'd splurge on it Burntwire and give the rest of us saps a chance to win an auction for once ;)

  


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Post Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2003 2:08 am 
 

Now that is way cool!

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Post Posted: Tue Dec 02, 2003 7:36 pm 
 

Just FYI for those interested, you can go to crystal caste's website for the dinosaur bones.  (Look under Extraordinary Dwarven Stones) They also have dice made from meteorite chunks.  Pretty sweet, albeit a little pricey.  8O


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