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.
Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers v. X-Men Starter Set
Marvel Dice Masters Avengers v. X-Men, has two teams of super Heroes represented by 44 custom-tooled dice. Each player chooses character cards with special abilities for his super heroes, their 15 dice & 2 action cards for battle. 2, 10+, 15 minutes.
Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition
The Ticket to Ride Tenth Anniversary Edition features a much larger USA map board with thee classic routes, with new illustrations, design and graphics for the board and box. The custom playing pieces have different designs and paint schemes for each play
Robinson Crusoe: Adventure on Cursed Island
In Robinson Crusoe, Adventure on Cursed Island, you are survivors of a shipwreck needing to build shelter, find food, make tools and explore the island. Will you discover the island's secrets? Recommended, 1-4, 8-10, 75 minutes.
In Istanbul, you lead a group of one merchant and four assistants through 16 locations in the bazaar, at each of which you can carry out a specific action, taking care to retrieve assistants so you are never without. 2-5, 10+, 50 minutes. Recommended.
Magic 2015 Intro Packs
The Magic the Gathering M15 Intro Packs contain a pre-made 60 card deck, 1 premium card, 2 booster packs, a strategy insert and ‘How to Play‘ guide. These 2-colour decks with their 2 booster packs give you a chance to "tune" your deck.
Winter Tales is a storytelling game where players control fairy tale characters as they seek to complete quests, creating a new fable. Winter Tales is an ever-changing game - each time the players will tell a different story with a shared plot. 3-7, 10+,
Descent: Journeys in the Dark 2nd Edition
In Descent: Journeys in the Dark, one player is the treacherous overlord while up to 4 players are heroes battling against an ancient evil in this classic dungeon-delving fantasy game with streamlined rules, a class-based hero system and campaign play.
Shadowrun 5: Stolen Souls
Something odd is happening across the Sith World, with certain people exhibiting split personalities at unpredictable times, leading to an increase in extraction jobs, which the players may well have a hand in.
Dark Heresy RPG, 2nd Edition
A roleplaying game of danger, mystery, and brutal violence set in the decaying far future of Warhammer 40,000, Dark Heresy Second Edition explores the new Askellon Sector and allows players to become Pyskers, Untouchables, or even Inquisitors!