Up for sale is a used (like new) role-playing dinner party game called How to Host a Murder: Episode #11: Roman Ruins. This is the audio cassette version. Game has been played, but can be played again.
From the manufacturer:
List price: $32.00
In How To Host A Murder, the world's best-selling mystery dinner party game, you and your guests assume the roles of humorous suspects each with a motive and opportunity to commit the crime in a light-hearted murder mystery.
How To Host A Murder provides everything you need to bring a murder mystery to life from detailed player guides, maps, and secret clues to costume suggestions and recipes tailored to the era featured in each episode. Contents include a comprehensive Host Guide; eight invitations and envelopes; name tags; an CD, which sets the scene and details the crime; and a diagram of the crime scene.
ROMAN RUINS: Having mentioned your name in his Roman epic, the renowned poet, Flabbius Corpus, invites you to a banquet for the premier recitation of his historical work. When you arrive, you discover there's been a murder in the garden and a priceless statue is missing. You assume the role of one of these great Roman characters and solve the mystery. Like a history lesson come to life, the schemes of less-than-noble characters are laid bare.
an excerpt from the Annals of Tacitius:
"The Reign of Licentius Caesar"
...The sudden demise of the greatly beloved Disgustus Caesar could have thrown the Empire into chaos, had this wise ruler not had the foresight to plan an orderly succession. His will attested unequivocally to the character and ability of his chosen heir - his son, Licentius Caesar. Unlike his father at his accession, Licentius had not yet served as a senator, an administrator, or a military commander. In fact, about the only thing Licentius had accomplished thus far had been finishing grammar school - and even that substantially late. But Disgustus was known to be a shrewd judge of character, and Rome was reassured by his unqualified affirmation of Licentius' suitability, as expressed in his will. As he worked to gain the support and cooperation of the various aspects of the Roman power structure, Licentius depended on the talents of his life-long friend, the poet, Flabbius Corpus. Flabbius was best known for his popular works, collected in the Writ of Flabbius Corpus. Eager to enjoy the respect of posterity, as well as the esteem of the populace, Flabbius gathered material for an epic history of the reign of Licentius...