History of Domino Cards

Dominoes (sometimes called gaple or gapleh) is a kind of generic card game. In Indonesia, it is usually in the form of a small card measuring 3×5 cm, colored with a yellow base, there are endoles which function as a substitute for numbers. Dominoes are played using small rectangular tiles used as dominoes, which are dots divided into the top and bottom halves bordered by a line in the center of the card. These points are meant to differentiate the value of the cards on one side, while the back is usually left blank. The word “Domino” comes from the word “Dominus” which means ruler.

Domino sometimes becomes friends to just fill spare time or just hang out with friends. By playing it, the atmosphere will look more familiar. The media in playing dominoes is usually a small card with blocks and red round images in various amounts, from the smallest card with a blank value to the highest card with a value of 6/6.

The written history of dominoes gives rise to many different versions. But what is clear from all these versions is that the domino game was first born and known in China.

Domino originated from China which started during a festival in Wulin, formerly known as the city of Hang Zhou. Dominoes, which are often used as a medium for gambling and dice, were sold by peddlers of unique items in the regime of King XiaoZong of the Song Dynasty (1162-1494). [1] In historical records it is said that Yang Chu is said to have given the card pieces as an offering to Emperor Hui Tsung, and after that this game began to spread widely during the reign of Hui’s son, Kao-Tsung (1127-1163 AD). Even so, other sources say that this document refers to standardization and not the invention of the domino game itself.…