The Gameskeeper is a true specialist games shop which we established in Oxford in 1981. Our range contains a wide variety of games to suit different tastes. Our experience of playing and selling games allows us to help our customers find games they will enjoy playing. Within our ranges you will find a number of award-winning games which can be enjoyed by a wide audience. We try to choose only games that play well for inclusion in our shop.
Our site does not have shopping baskets currently, but we are happy to take mail orders by telephone, e-mail and post which we have done successfully for many years.
Stock levels of 1 or more are current stock, 0 is former stock also recommended. Most restocks and orders take only 3 to 5 days.
The Gameskeeper is owned and run by husband and wife team, John and Carol Benney. We hope you will find us helpful and friendly.
Our shop is located in Oxford, England, but we also supply games by mail order both in the U.K. and abroad. Our contact details are:
John & Carol Benney
105 Cowley Road
Telephone: (01865) 721348
We offer a reservation service for our customers. You may telephone or e-mail us to reserve particular games so that you can be sure they will be available when you visit. We will do our best to oblige you.
Shop hours are 10:30 to 5:30 Monday to Saturday. Other times by appointment. Closed on Bank Holidays.
Our telephone number, (01865) 721348, is also answered outside shop hours and we have voice mail. We welcome both telephone and e-mail enquiries.
Limited parking can be found opposite with additional parking at the top of Rectory Road, Union Street car park, and St Clements car park. We are on the 5 bus route (Rail Station), 1 & 5 (St. Aldates) and convenient to Headington and Iffley buses.
Go Cuckoo (Zum Kuckuck)
In Go Cuckoo, you have up to 3 attempts to choose a stick wit the sme colours on both ends. You may place each choice of stick horizontally on the nest, but only the double-ended stick will allow you to place an egg on the nest. 4+, 2-6, 10-15 minutes
Legendary: Dark City Expansion
The Dark City Expansion gives you 17 new heroes, 6 new villain groups, 5 new Masterminds, 2 new henchmen groups and new schemes. It also allows solitaire play and a 5th player. For 1-5 playrs, 8-10+, 45 minutes to play.
Magic: Shadows Over Innistrad Deck Builders Toolkit
The Shadows Over Innistrad Deck Builders Toolkit contains 125 semi-randomized cards, Four booster packs from recent Magic: The Gathering sets, 100 basic land cards, Deck Builder's Guide to creating the best Magic decks, Magic rules reference card, Full-ar
Carcassonne: Star Wars
Carcassonne: Star Wars is similar to Carcassonne, with Roads replaced by Trading Routes claimed by Merchants not Robbers, Cities replaced by Asteroid Fields claimed by Explorers not Knights, Cloisters replaced by Planets, claimed by Conquerers not Monks.
Shadows over Camelot
Shadows over Camelot is a unique collaborative game where the players, as Knights of the Round Table, band together to protect Camelot - but is one of you a traitor? For 3 to 7 players aged 10 to adult, 60 to 90 minutes to play.
Raptor is a clever asymetric game for two in which one player takes the part of the Mother raptor and her recently-hatched babies on the run from the other player's scientists. For two players aged 10 to adult, 30 minutes to play.
Star Wars X-Wing: Punishing One Expansion Pack
Despite his slovenly appearance, Dengar earned a reputation as one of the galaxy's most effective mercenaries, and his signature JumpMaster 5000, the Punishing One, was also much more than the lightly-armed, crescent-shaped scout ship it appeared to be.
Star Wars X-Wing Z-95 Headhunter
The Z-95 Headhunter Expansion Pack includes one Z-95 miniature, four ship cards, five upgrade cards, one manoeuvre dial, and all the tokens necessary to bring your Z-95 Headhunter to battle. For 2 or more players, 10+, 30-45 minutes to play.
Istanbul: Mokka und Bakschisch
Istanbul: Mocha & Baksheesh brings four new places, more interaction between the players, and new ways to gain the coveted rubies. The Bazaar favourite of all gaming enthusiasts just got a little more attractive. 2-5 players, 10-adult, 45-60 minutes.