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 through 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.
In Sushi Go!, grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Do you want Maki rolls? Sashimi? Nigiri Rolls? Don't forget dessert! Easy to learn, quick to play and always engaging, you'll play this again and again. 2-5, 6/8+, 20 minutes
Android Netrunner: Opening Moves Data Pack
Opening Moves is the first Data Pack in the second cycle of expansions for Android Netrunner, the Spin Cycle. Included in the Data Pack are new tactics for both Runners and Corps to explore, sometimes dirty!
Labyrinth, the ever-changing maze with shifting walls, will never play the same twice. Players must collect their five treasures from the maze first to win. For 2-4 players, 7+, 20 minuites to play. Recommended.
Star Wars Risk, Series Black
Star Wars Risk, Series Black, will allow you and your friends to play through the final battle during the final scenes of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi as the Empire, who must destroy the Rebel Fleet - or the Rebel Alliance to destroy the Death Star. 10+
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.
In Jaipur, the players are merchants, who may buy, exchange or sell goods, but can only sell one type at a time. They must also keep any eye on their camel herds, needed for trading. For 2 players, 8+, 30 minutes to play. Recommended
Arctic Scavengers with Recon Expansion
In Arctic Scavengers, you lead a small tribe of survivors. Resources, tools, medicine, and mercenaries are all scarce as your tribe fight for survival against up to four other tribes. The largest tribe to survive wins. For 1-5 players,10+,30-60 mins
In La Granja, each player has a farm to develop and enlarge over time. The goods each farm produces will earn them VPs when the goods are delivered to the nearby village. Who will earn the title of "La Granja" for their country estate? 1-4, 12+, 90-120 mi
The players are master builders. By building the King's castle and developing the city around it, they earn prestige points and gain the King's favour. When the castle is finished, the player who has the most prestige wins. 2-5,12+,1-2.5 hrs
Mage Knight: Shades of Tezla Exp.
Mage Knight: Shades of Tezla introduces a new playable Mage Knight, Braevalar the Druid, in addition to new scenarios for competitive, cooperative, or solo play. Battle against two factions as they war for control of the legacy of the Wizard Tezla.