Dungeons & Dragons Was Played When There Were Dungeons & Dragons

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Fox News┬áhas an article describing an archeological find from China that looks like the world’s earliest Dungeons & Dragons game, dating from 300 BC. Not only is the die familiar, but this description of the game from a 2000 year old poem brings back memories from happy D&D nights:

“Then, with bamboo dice and ivory pieces, the game of Liu Bo is begun; sides are taken; they advance together; keenly they threaten each other. Pieces are kinged, and the scoring doubled. Shouts of ‘five white!’ arise.”