"Tali, is the historic Roman version of Knuckle bones. Featuring the tactile feel of simulated Bones and upgrade-able to metal historically based coins. Helping bring History back to life. Tali, recreates the knuckle bones game of gambling as the Roman's used to play it. Two games in one, Tali includes the historic rules played 1000 years ago as well as a micro role-playing game version with more player options and complexity.
Knuckle bones is the ancestor to dice, before there were dice, the knuckle bones of sheep (or sometimes goats) would be used as it had a regular shape of four possible sides to land on. The Romans would sometimes mark the knuckle bones with different roman numerals on each side, I,III, IV and VI. The roman numerals would then be used to score the throw of the bones. Roman soldiers would would spend many hours playing Tali and gambling away thier pay.
A micro role-playing game has been added to the historic base game, in which each player selects a historic character from 1000 AD to play. Each character is given a rich background and a set of powers / capabilities to help them win in Tali. Are you feeling lucky? Are the gods with you tonight?The basic game of Tali and enough components for 6 Players.
- 4 Simulated Knuckle-bones dice
Fold out Rule Booklet
Logo'd Velvet Bag with Drawstings
6 Unique Historically Based Character Cards
8 Character Tokens, 1 First Ante Token
60 Historical Punch out coins (3 Denominations, 12 gold, 18 silver, 30 copper)