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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

Rock-paper-scissors is a hand game usually played between two people, in which each player simultaneously forms one of three ...

www.tofugu.com/japan/janken

Jul 6, 2012 ... But you might not know how big rock, paper, scissors is in Japan. ... invented a robot that beats humans every time in rock, paper, scissors.

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

Like many children's games, Rock-Paper-Scissors has evolved into a much more serious sport for adults becoming the center of tournaments, challenges, and ...

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. ... admits the exact origins are obscure, but acknowledges a similar ...

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.

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.".

doopoll.co/2016/05/quick-history-rock-paper-scissors

May 24, 2016 ... Join us for a very quick history of rock, paper, scissors – an easy easy game ... Rock, paper, scissors potentially predates the invention of paper.

www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1936/whats-the-origin-of-rock-paper-scissors

Jul 10, 2001 ... Well, Scott, you might think that "Rock, Paper, Scissors" is just a kid's ... the exact time and place when the game was invented are unknown.

www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/2mi17d/what_are_the_origins_of_rock_paper_scissors

It seems prior to that, the origins of the game are something of a mystery. .... Rock, paper, scissors (jan-ken) is actually one of the last surviving ...