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The game Rock-Paper-Scissors, or rochambo, likely originated in Japan and China around 206-220 BC, but the exact origin is unclear.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock%E2%80%93paper%E2%80%93scissors

Kitsune-ken, unlike mushi-ken or rock–paper–scissors, is played ... the modern version of rock–paper–scissors derives from directly.

www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/12/how-rock-paper-scissors-went-viral/418455

Dec 23, 2015 ... A Cultural History of Rock-Paper-Scissors. How the ancient game went from playground decision-maker to an Internet phenomenon.

www.tofugu.com/japan/janken

Jul 6, 2012 ... But you might not know how big rock, paper, scissors is in Japan. Turns out that rock, paper, scissors – or as it's known in Japan, janken – was ...

teachinghistory.org/history-content/ask-a-historian/23932

Is the Rochambeau game (rock-paper-scissors) named after the French ..... The Straight Dope ("What's the origin of 'Rock, Paper, Scissors'?" July 10, 2001).

mentalfloss.com/article/80201/why-do-people-call-rock-paper-scissors-roshambo

May 18, 2016 ... In some circles, the decisive game of Rock, Paper, Scissors goes by another ... Ben Zimmer to dive into the origins of the moniker "roshambo.".

www.ponderweasel.com/who-invented-rock-paper-scissors

Like many children's games, Rock-Paper-Scissors has evolved into a much more ... about its origins, it does have very interesting – if unverifiable – theories.

www.thrillist.com/culture/the-history-of-rock-paper-scissors-rock-paper-scissor-strategy-how-to-win-at-rps

May 29, 2015 ... Ever since I can remember, I've always been a rock, paper, scissors sucker. ... As Roshambollah mystically alluded to, there's no simple origin ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-origin-of-Rock-Paper-Scissors

The game's origin is said to be in China during the Han Dynasty (a little before 200 BCE). It spread to Japan where it was popular throughout ...

www.word-detective.com/2012/06/roshambo

Jun 14, 2012 ... Then again, rock-paper-scissors is one of those games I'm not very good at. ... There are two leading theories about the origin of the word.