Pétanque is belived to have started in the village of La Ciotat near Marseille, France, in 1910. The game is a form of boules where the goal is to throw metal balls as close as possible to a wooden ball called a cochonnet.

`Pétanque Multitool´was invented by Tove Knuts 2002. It is a helpful gadget when playing Pétanque.