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.
Mage Knight: The Lost Legion
The Lost Legion expansion for Mage Knight gives you a new foe - General Volkare, a new playable Mage Knight - Wolfhawk - and a variety of new components, new scenarios and new rules covering 5 player games. 1-5 players, 14+, 4 hours to play.
In Castle Panic, the castle is under attack from an army of monsters and it is up to you, the players, to defend the walls from the various attacks. For 1 to 6 players, 10 to adult, an hour to play.
Armed only with your trusty die and a dream, you must grow Machi Koro into the largest city in the region. Collect income from developments, build public works, and steal from your neighbours. 2-4 players, 8+, 30 minutes. Recommended.
Star Wars X-Wing: Lambda–class Shuttle
The Lambda–class Shuttle Expansion Pack includes one large-base Lambda-class shuttle miniature at 1/270 scale, its manoeuvre dial, all necessary tokens, four ship cards, and a whopping twelve upgrades!
Aye, Dark Overlord: Red Box
Aye, Dark Overlord! is a fantasy party g game all about telling lies and shifting the blame onto your poor fellows, so the righteous wrath of your Master can give them what they deserve! For 4 to 8 players, 8 to adult, about 30 minutes to play.
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.
Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their CODENAMES. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Win or lose, it's fun to ponder the clues. 2-8,8+,15mins
Arkham Horror the Card Game, LCG
Arkham Horror: The Card Game is a cooperative game of Lovecraftian horror. As the Ancient Ones seek entry to our world, investigators work to unravel arcane mysteries and conspiracies to keep our world safe from these horrors. 1-2, 14+, 1-2 hours.
Kodama: The Tree Spirits
As caretakers for Kodama, the tree spirits, you must keep the forest a healthy and lush home for your little friends. Over three growing seasons, you must cultivate trees with the right mix of flowers, insects, and branch arrangements.
Magic: Kaladesh Booster Box
You Save: £45.89
Buying a booster box of a new set will get you a good spread of the new cards in the set at 36 packs of 15 cards each. For the new Kaladesh set, we have a Buy-A-Box Promo card, "Skyship Stalker", to give away with each purchase of a booster box.