Monthly Archives: May 2020

Recommended Reading

I’ve been building a bibliography of books on the history of games with Amazon links to most of the books. You can find it on the new Recommended Reading Page

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The Origin of European Playing cards

Game historians have shown that playing cards first seems to appear in Europe in the 1370s. But the riddle has been where did they originate? There are four common theories:  Cards appeared first in China, and gradually found their way … Continue reading

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