The Ancient Romans Were Gamers: 2nd Century Glass d20 Sold for $17,925

We can only guess what the ancient Romans might have thought about the latest revision of the Dungeons and Dragons rulebook (super approachable; they'd love it!), but we do know they were gamers. That's because an incredibly old, incredibly valuable Roman glass d20 was sold at auction by the famous Christie's auction… » 6/15/08 5:00pm 6/15/08 5:00pm

MIT Students Create Giant 20-Sided Die In Honor of Gary Gygax

I haven't played Dungeons and Dragons since I was a little kid, but I remember the time I spent geeking out with my friends fondly. So, when D&D co-creator Gary Gygax passed away earlier this month, I couldn't help but feel a little bummed. Apparently, a group of students at MIT felt the same way—which is why they… » 3/25/08 7:40pm 3/25/08 7:40pm

Dodecasub Is 6,000 Watts of Music to D&D Freaks

Ever wanted to play Dungeons & Dragons with your subwoofer? Too bad this Dodecasub (12-sided) doesn't meet the standard 20-sided tournament legal requirements, but you do get 10 separate speakers with 600 watts each—meaning you've got 6000 watts total. It's $2500, which is what your mom's electric bill is going to be if … » 9/07/07 1:30pm 9/07/07 1:30pm