What is the history of the offline networked mapping tool called Gametable?

Gametable was designed as a networked virtual table top for role playing use. It was comparable to tools such as MapTool, Roll20, Battlegrounds, and others. It’s popularity lay in the utter simplicity of use, virtually no learning curve, and decent if simple tool set.

But after the early 2010’s it fell out of popularity and practically disappeared from search results and reviews.


Thus, what is the history of the offline networked mapping tool called Gametable, as described in the Gametable tutorial link below?

https://www.roleplayingtips.com/articles/gametable_mapping_tutorial.html