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.
Star Wars X-Wing: Millennium Falcon
The Millennium Falcon has four pilot cards, fourteen upgrades and all the tokens you'll need. It also comes with the rules needed to include large ships in the game.
Carcassonne: Hunters & Gatherers game
Instead of cities, roads, and farms, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers has forests, rivers, lakes, and meadows. Become hunter, gatherers or even fishermen, depending on the placement of your people. 2-5, 8+, 45 min. Recommended.
Legend of the Five Rings RPG, 4th edition
The Emerald Empire of Rokugan demands much of its samurai -service to one’s lord, service to one’s Clan, and service to one’s Emperor. Eight Great Clans form the heart of Rokugan’s culture.
Android Netrunner: The Underway Data Pack
The Underway, the fourth Data Pack in the SanSan Cycle for Android: Netrunner, explores the meat space, culture, and residents of the megacity SanSan, cradle of high-end tech, home to beautiful beaches and the World Expo, srill recovering from The BIG One
Citadels is a card game of bluffing, diplomacy, and city building. For ages 8 to adult, playable in 20 to 60 minutes, depending upon number of players. Recommended. Very popular.
Star Realms Card Game
Star Realms is a fun, fast-paced deck-building card game of outer space combat with the interactivity of Trading Card Game-style combat. Trade to acquire new ships and bases, which will allow you more Trade OR Combat. 2+, 8+, 20 minutes.
Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle
The Smart Egg Labyrinth Puzzle is available in 6 designs, each with a different labyrinth, in 5 levels of difficulty. Each egg has a striking pattern and a series of holes and slots in the "shell" which form the maze, plus a stick to follow it. 6+, 8+
Khet: The Laser Game 2.0
Khet has been re-designed in order to make it easier to produce. Now the safe lasers are contained in a piece which sits in each player's bottom right hand corner. For 2 players, 9+, 30 minutes. Recommended.
Tokaido: Crossroads Expansion
Crossroads, an expansion for the game Tokaido, will open up new doors and many new possibilities to make your journey along the great Tokaido even richer and more varied. For 2 to 5 players aged 8 to adult, 45 minutes to play.
Magic: Holiday Gift Box 2014
You Save: £1.99
The Magic Holiday Gift Box gives you a card storage box with 3 channels to store up to 2000 cards in an organised fashion, with 6 sturdy dividers. It also contains 4 Khans of Tarkir boosters and a pack of 20 Khans of Tarkir lands, plus stickers!