WIDDY

If you are a fan of traditional American Darts, you are probably already familiar with the name Widdy. American Darts is a popular game found in taverns throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Although the game is fairly localized, it has started to gain a new popularity across the United States thanks to the […]

VIPER

The Viper brand name is owned by GLD Products, Inc. Based out of Muskego, Wisconsin, GLD Products has been making home gaming equipment for over 30 years. Their products include pool and billiards table, table games such as air hockey and foosball, and they also make poker tables and equipment for your home casino. The […]

HALEX

Halex opened its first manufacturing facility at the turn of the 20th century just outside London in an area known as Hale End. It is from Hale End that the name Halex was derived. One of the products they produced was a colorful toy ball from a then-new plastic called celluloid. These balls became popular […]

NODOR

Nodor started out in 1919, manufacturing modeling clay. The company name was derived from the fact that the clay had “no odor.” They started producing their first dartboards in 1923, which were made using clay. The clay dartboards never caught on, and Nodor switched to making the traditional elm dartboards that were popular at the […]

ARACHNID

Arachnid is the company at the forefront of electronic darting technology. They are the originators of electronic dartboards and the soft-tip darts system. Today, Arachnid, Inc., concentrates on manufacturing large, arcade-style darting machines and software used to record team and league stats across a network of machines. Arachnid is also very active in promoting the […]

WINMAU

Although the Winmau (pronounced “win more”) name only came into existence in the mid-seventies, the company has been making dartboards since 1945. Originally known as H.A. Kicks, the company started out producing hand-painted elm dartboards, but then moved into the manufacturing of paper-coil dartboards. The first Winmau bristle dartboards started to appear in the early […]

UNICORN

Those who know their darts know the name Unicorn is practically synonymous with darts. Started back in 1937, Unicorn has been at the forefront of darts innovation. They were the first manufacturer to market sets of darts in threes. Bizarrely, darts had only been sold singly prior to that. This ploy ensured that players ended […]