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.
Dominion: Empires, the 10th addition to the game of Dominion, contains 96 metal tokens and 300 cards, with cards you can buy now and pay for later, piles with two different cards, and Landmarks that add new ways to score, VP tokens & Events. 2-4, 8+, 30 m
Citadels is a building game in which a character will enable you add a building to your city each round, aided by the gold you have. There are bonuses at the end for having 8 buildings, or for having built all 5 colours. Recommended. 2-7 players,8+,60 min
Fury of Dracula, 3rd edition
In Fury of Dracula, players hunt Dracula across Europe, battling him wherever he is revealed. One player is Count Dracula who seeks to thwart his pursuers and plunge the entire continent into an evil darkness. For 2-5 players, 12+, 2 to 3 hours
Red November, 2nd edition
On the gnomish Sub, Red November, you are the crew trying to cope with everything going wrong at once - fires, leaks, the reactor overheating. Help is on the way, can you hold out that long? For 3-8 players (1-2 option, too), 10+, an hour to play.
Pokemon: XY12 Evolutions boosters
Pokemon XY12 Evolutions
•Over 100 cards
•12 new Pokémon-EX, including 5 Mega Evolution Pokémon
•4 new Pokémon BREAK
•A reinvention of the very first Pokémon trading cards
One Night Ultimate Werewolf
One Night Ultimate Werewolf is fast, fun, has no moderator, no elimination and lasts ten minutes, so you willo want to play it again and again. Everyone gets a role - werewolf, Troublemaker, Seer, or one of 12 other characters. 8+, 3-10, 10 minutes.
Dominion: Adventures, the 9th addition to the game of Dominion, contains 400 cards, 60 tokens and six mats. It also has 30 new kingdom cards, including Duration cards that do things on future turns, plus Reserve cards that can be saved. 2-4,8+,30mins.
TIME Stories: Under the Mask
Enter the Valley of the Kings and unravel a pharaoh's secret in Under the Mask, the 3rd expansion for TIME Stories, a cooperative time travel game where the players are sent to an alternate time to undo the circumstances behind an anomaly. 2-4, 10+,90 min
Valley of the Kings: Last Rites
In Valley of the Kings: Last Rites, you'll hire artisans, builders, and priests to prepare your tomb for the afterlife. The game uses a crumbling pyramid to bring cards into play. The goal is to get the most valuable items into your tomb before your death