From the beginning of human civilization, there is the beginning of the game on the table. The traces of the game on the table can be found in almost all ancient civilizations and even some prehistoric civilizations.
In a large number of historical documents, archaeological sites, we have found evidence of the existence of table games--merknera Egyptian Pharaoh Tomb We found Senet this is considered to be the oldest table game. Table games in the modern renaissance began in the early 20th century, with the emergence of the middle class in Western countries. This group of people has the time and money conditions for leisure consumption and is well educated, and they are certainly the recipients of this game style. This popularity after the Second World War is more extensive: the world's political and economic system is facing reconstruction after the war, but people can not extinguish the desire for war and competition of the spark, so a large number of games to simulate competitive table games operating, including a large number of virtual war-based theme of the prototype, which became the Golden Age of game development on the table. Computer games are close relatives of desktop games, and many milestone computer games such as "civilization" are all developed on the version of their table games.
With the rise of computer games, the game on the table has a sign of recession, also known as the rise of German-style desktop games to make the game on the table and renewed youth. Today, table games in Europe and the United States have been popular for decades, it has long been a popular social social activities. Members of the game, friends. In foreign countries, desktop games have become the same variety of books as the publication, the content of war, trade, culture, art, urban construction, history and many other aspects.
In the long period of development, the formation of two distinct factions, is often said in the industry "German-style desktop games" and "American desktop games."