Celebrate National Dice Day December 4 by Rolling Dice

By Todd Russell Dec4,2023

Dice have been around for over 5,000 years, so why shouldn’t there be a national day for dice? There is, today, December 4, according to nationaltoday.com

The oldest-known dice ever were excavated at ‘The Burnt City’ in present-day Iran as a portion of a backgammon-like game set that dates back to 5000 B.C. Historians say that various civilizations have used dice in games. There have been instances of dice in the Indus Valley, Egypt, Rome, and China. Various religions like Hinduism and Christianity mention the game of dicing.

National Dice Day – December 4

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Many board games involve dice. One popular one is Yahtzee. You can play Yahtzee in a variety of places online, your phone, the traditional board game. solitaired is one of several places that let’s you play in your browser:

RPG games use dice, so there are plenty of options there, with Wizards of the Coast owning the popular RPG Dungeons & Dragons (https://dnd.wizards.com/)

What are your favorite dice games? Share in the comments.

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