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Where did the game dominoes originate?
Last Updated: 1st April, 2020
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Besides, who invented the game of dominoes?
History of Dominoes. Tile gameshave been found in China as early as 1120 CE. Some historicalaccounts have traced evidence of the existence of the pieces, wayback to a soldier-hero named Hung Ming (181-234 CE). Otherhistorians believe that Keung T'ai Kung, in the twelfth century BCEhad created them.
One may also ask, why is it called Mexican Train? Mexican Train is a game played with numberdominoes. The game's most popular name comes from a specialoptional train that belongs to all players. However, thegame can be played without the Mexican Train; such variantsare generally called "Private Trains" or "DominoTrains". It is related to the game ChickenFoot.
Subsequently, question is, how long has dominoes game been around?
Many historians believe the game was invented bythe Chinese some time around 1100 AD and it eventuallyarrived in Europe some time during the 18th century. A gamesimilar to dominoes was also found in Tutankhamen's tomb inEgypt, which dates all the way back to 1355 BC.
What does a blank domino mean?
Game Option 1: Blanks can be used as “wildcards” where they are without number in and may join with anytiles regardless of numeral including other blanks. GameOption 2: Blanks count as zero and can be joined only toother blanks, not to any other number.