Welcome to the Gameskeeper and our web site!
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 Zooloretto, each player collects small, large, wild, and exotic animals and their young to attract as many visitors as possible to their zoo. For 2* to 5 players aged 8 to adult, 45 minutes. Recommended. A classic family game
Robinson Crusoe: Voyage of the Beagle exp.
Voyage of the Beagle is based on real events that took place during 1831-36, which led to the Theory of Evolution. During the expedition, Darwin laid the foundations for his breakthrough scientific paper – the paper on the Origin of Species. 1-4, 10+,2 hr
Magic: Speed vs Cunning Duel Decks
Speed vs. Cunning is the next duel deck in the series, featuring the new M15 frames. With Zurgo Helmsmasher and Arcanis the Omnipotent each representing an aspect of the dragon, you get 2 ready-to-play 60-card decks, 2 deck boxes, 1 strategy insert and a
DungeonQuest Revised Edition
This Edition of DungeonQuest is a revision of the classic dungeon exploration and treasure seeking game. A seriously dangerous dungeon awaits, difficult to survive - get out before sunset! 1-4 players, 12+, 1 hour to play.
Magic: Return to Ravnica Boosters
Return to Ravnica, the most popular setting in Magic’s history, features 274 cards. The first set in this exciting new block will allow players to affiliate with one of five two-colour guilds. 15 cards per pack. For 2+ players, 10+,45 minutes to play.
Warhammer 40,000: Conquest LCG
In Warhammer 40,000: Conquest, you are a warlord, leading your armies into battle against your opponent in a bid for glorious victory. You plan for the future, establishing a presence on planets before the tide of war consumes them. 2, 12+, 45 min.
What if you could loop back in time to prevent a Tragedy? Tragedy Looper is a time-loop deduction board game. A Mastermind will unfold a mystery while the Protagonists try to figure out what is going on and prevent the tragedies from occurring.2-4,14+,2 h
The players compete to become the sole heir to their late rich uncle. Each is given a large amount of money to spend, and whoever can spend it first will become the heir! For 2-5 players, 12 to adult, 60 minutes to play.
Lost Legacy 1: The Starship
Lost Legacy is a game of risk, deduction and luck,featuring simple rules that create exciting player interactions and dynamic card combinations. In The Starship, the players attempt to locate the ancient starship. 2-4, 10+, 10 minutes.