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.
Yu-Gi-Oh Secret Forces Boosters
Each Yu-Gi-Oh Secret Forces pack contains 5 Foil Cards from a 60-card set of 40 Super Rare cards and 20 Secret Rare Cards for an all-foil set you cannot afford to miss!
Star Wars Force and Destiny Beginner Game
The Star Wars Force and Destiny Beginner is the third campaign setting for the Star Wars role playing game, focussing on the Force. It includes basic rules, dice and an introductory adventure, Mountaintop Rescue, to play.
Sheriff of Nottingham
In Sheriff of Nottingham, players are merchants seeking to sell their goods in Nottingham's market when King John visits. Will you try to smuggle in illicit goods to make your fortune or be content with ordinary profit? 3-5, 8+, 60 mins. Recommended.
Coup (The Resistance)
You are head of a family in an Italian city-state run by a weak and corrupt court. Your object is to destroy the influence of all the other families, forcing them into exile. Only one family will survive...For 2-6 players, ages 10+, playing time around 15
Dungeons & Dragons: Temple of Elemental Evil Board Game
The Temple of Elemental Evil board game features dungeon-crawling action and terrifyingly fun quests designed for a single player or a cooperative group of 2-5 players. Each quest can be played in an hour or less. 1-5, 12+, 60 minutes to play.
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
Arctic Scavengers + 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
Dark Moon,(formerly known as BSG Express), is a semi-cooperative game of deception and betrayal at the cold edge of space. On a mining expedition to Titan, some of the crew become infected with an unknown virus, and become paranoid, deceitful, violent...
Castle Panic: The Dark Titan expansion
The Dark Titan, an expansion for Castle Panic, adds more powerful enemies to the game, as well as new reinforcements and weapons with which the players can defend the castle. It can be combined with The Wizatd's Tower. 1-6, 8+, 60 minutes.