1800 Year Old 20 Sided Die (via Imgur)
Nothing good must have come from someone rolling a Natural 1 nearly 2000 years ago.
I wonder what their RPG’s were like?
Up next: DM’s handbook in cuneiform on clay tablets.
(Yes, I know I’m mixing and matching wildly divergent cultures and time periods; stand back I’m a trained anthropologist)
On a more serious note, does anyone recognize the writing system?
Knife thrower’s assistant
Lately I’ve been working again on my story about the circus fortune teller and her ghost knife-throwing sister and this is so perfect for helping me visualize things. Yay! (Almost 20,000 words into this novel, holy cow!)
The oldest known photograph of a person, 1838 – a Parisian getting his shoes shined. It was taken in the middle of a busy street, but because the exposure time was over 10 minutes, the moving traffic wasn’t captured. Because the man stood still long enough to have his boots polished, he was captured in the daguerreotype.
A soldier helping a boy over the barbed wire. After the picture, the soldier was immediately replaced. God only knows what happened to him afterwards.
A Nazi soldier once helped my great uncle (who along with his family were on the run from the Nazis) from being run over by a tank. Just because they carry a gun doesn’t mean they aren’t human