History of Games

A Brief History of Gaming

An article offering a history of games, including some old games, from The Games Journal.

A Chronology of Game Theory

Year-by-year highlights in the development of game theory, from the ancient times to the 1990s.

About.com: Computer and Video Game History

Early arcade machines, the history of home consoles, and the history of the video game.

Elliott Avedon Museum and Archive of Games

Contains virtual game exhibits presenting various game types and themes.

Game Cabinet: Traditional Games

Catherine Soubeyrand offers brief histories on each of the games she has discovered.

Game Revolution: A Look at How it all Began

Gives a history of games through an interactive timeline that starts in 1952.

History of Games

Contains a brief overview, history, and playing details for chess, checkers, and Monopoly.

History of Games Timeline

Relates timeline of game creation from 3000BC to the 1970s, with links to details on some games.

History of Social Games

A narrative history of social games with a chart that traces the history of its origins to the present.

History of Toys and Games

Presents the stories of a number of toys and games introduced or popular during the 1900s to the 2000s. With inventor information and links.

Medieval and Renaissance Games

Justin du Coeur captures the history of medieval and renaissance games, includes descriptions and research materials.

Online Guide to Traditional Games

Resource for game history, plus current information about traditional games across the globe.

Videogame History Museum

Nonprofit charity created to compile and preserve the history of the video game industry. Maintains a comprehensive video game archive including documentations and accounts of people and developments that influenced video gaming. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Videogame-History-Museum/179048562145691 vghmuseum http://www.linkedin.com/company/videogame-history-museum http://www.vghmuseum.org/feed/

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