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.
Pandemic Legacy, Season 1
In Pandemic Legacy, your disease fighting team must keep 4 deadly diseases at bay for a year. Each month brings surprises, and your actions in each game will affect the next. Will your team be able to keep the viruses at bay for a whole year? 2-4,12+,60mi
Magic: Shadows Over Innistrad Booster Display
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Each booster display contains 36 randomised booster packs of 15 cards each. The Gameskeeper is proud to be giving out the buy-a-box promo Elusive Tormentor with purchase while stocks last! The 2 or 2+ players aged 10+, 45 minutes to play.
On the isle Taluva, a unique tile laying game, volcanos extend the island each turn or increase its height while its clans build huts, temples and towers to settle the land and increase the clans. Great for 2, 2-4, 8-10+, 45 minutes. Recommended.
Ticket to Ride Europe
Ticket to Ride Europe builds on the the original award-winning game design, adding stations, tunnels and ferries to the game play and a map with more variety than the USA. For 2 to 5 players, aged 8 to adult, about 1 hour to play. Recommended.
Star Wars Carcassonne
Star Wars Carcassonne is similar to Carcassonne, with Roads replaced by Trading Routes claimed by Merchants not Robbers, Cities replaced by Asteroid Fields claimed by Explorers not Knights, Cloisters replaced by Planets, claimed by Conquerers not Monks.
Pokemon: Sun & Moon boosters
Discover dozens of never-before-seen Pokémon, Alola forms of some familiar favorites, and new ways to battle in the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon expansion.The Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon expansion includes: Over 140 cards; 11 new Pokémon-GX; 40+ Alola Pokemon.
Escape from Colditz: 75th Anniversary Edition
Colditz is the iconic game of careful planning and nerves of steel.
Become Allied escape officers - assemble your equipment, plot your escape routes, and coordinate your efforts to avoid the guards (another player) 2*-6 players, 12+, 3 hours.
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival uses tile-placement and hand management in the beautiful world of Imperial China. The harvest is in, and now it’s time to celebrate! Decorate the palace lake with floating lanterns to become most honoured artisan! 2-4,8+,30m
Eldritch Horror: Strange Remnants
In Strange Remnants, you and your fellow investigators will visit haunted stone monuments where you must learn their secrets to perform certain rituals before the stars align to open an evil portal which will devour the earth. 1-8, 14+,2-4 hours