18th century in games

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see also: 17th century in games, 19th century in games

Games released or invented in the 18th century[edit]

Significant games-related events in the 18th century[edit]

  • 1742 – Edmond Hoyle publishes his A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist.
  • 1750 – The compendium Mr. Hoyle's Games Complete is released, considered the first 'Hoyle' book published.