The precise details of the invention and origin of dominoes are subject to much conjecture, but by whoever and wherever they were first developed they have. Dominoes first appeared in Chinese writings dated back to the Song Dynasty in the 12th c., and was first designed to represent all the possible roll with dice. The oldest confirmed written mention of dominoes in China comes from the Former Events in Wulin (i.e. the capital Hangzhou) written Construction and composition · History · Tiles and suits · Rules. The domino gaming pieces colloquially nicknamed bonescardstilesticketsstoneschipsor spinners [ dubious — discuss ] make up heart of vegas com domino set, sometimes called a deck or pack. The block games seem to be the oldest of the European games. Home Search Site Map About This Site. Invention Of The Game Of Dominoes. In each "end", the objective is for players to attach a domino from their hand to one end of those already played so that the sum of the end dominoes is divisible by five or. Dominoes didn't appear in the West until the early 18th-century when they were first noted in Italy. Dominoes evolved from dice.