Resources on Game Room Game Tables
Ping Pong is the second most played sport in the world. On this site you will learn the basics of ping pong, from the table structure and layout to the size, shape and weight of the ball. Surprisingly there is no official rule as to the size and weight of the ping pong paddle. You will also discover the history and origin of ping pong, from it's beginnings among the upper class Victorians in the 1880s to the first International Championships tournament in 1927 to the "Ping Pong Diplomacy" of the 1970s which helped thaw relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China. Rules for tournament play as well as rules for unofficial play are also discussed. Over the years ping pong has evolved greatly, both the game and the equipment used to play it. Today ping pong is one of the most widely-played games in China and much of the far East and still has a large audience here in the United States, Canada and Europe.
National Foosball Association
The National Foosball Association operates this website, which features foosball product information, foosball tables, fooswear, game accessories, a foosers forum, and links to more foosball resources. The association offers people the opportunity to donate tables and funds to the organization, as well as donate their old tables for restoration to the association.
This site for Air Hockey in Dallas is a very informative site on air hockey rules, games, tables, variations, care and repair of air hockey tables, and events - no matter where you live. There's also a link to an air hockey web ring, for a chance for discussion and message posting amongst air hockey buffs and enthusiasts. The sections on rules use official rules from the USAA covering fouls and scoring, mallets, pucks, player conduct, referee authority, etc. - More than one would ever want to know about air hockey on this one site.
From wikipedia.org, the free encyclopedia site, comes this description of the game of table tennis. They note that the name Ping-Pong is also commonly used, but is trademarked. This web page includes a general description of the history and rules of what it describes as the second most played game in the world. The equipment and standard dimensions of the table tennis table are covered, as well as rules for games and game play, standards of competition, standard weights and dimensions of table tennis balls, etc. There are also links to sites for the International Table Tennis Federation, USA Table Tennis, English Table Tennis Association, and the Canadian Table Tennis Association.