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.
Play Scotland Yard with family or friends. One of you, Mr X, will try to elude Scotland Yard and escape, while the rest of you detectives will track him and attempt to corner him. For 2*-6 players, 8+, 10+, 45 minutes. Recommended.
The Upwords game is a 3D word building game. You can play letters across the board or upwards in stacks. The higher you stack the more you'll score. For 2 to 4 players. Suitable for ages 8+ years. 30-45 minutes to play.
D&D Arcane Spellbook Cards
The Dungeons & Dragons Arcane Spellbook cards contains 3 decks, for all Wizard, Warlock and Sorcerer spells from level 1-9. The cards are all laminated for durability.
In Forbidden Desert, you must uncover the pieces of a classic plane from beneath the shifting sands, assemble them and locate the landing strip before thirst or sandstorm claims you. 2-5, 10+, 45 min.
Dungeons & Dragons 5: Players Handbook
The Dungeons & Dragons Players Handbook gives a player all the information needed to create and equip his own characters and to advance them as they gain experience during their adventures. Although the official release date is 19th August, we and our cus
Magic: Battle for Zendikar Intro Packs
Intro Packs come in 5 flavours, each is a 60-card constructed deck, built as a ready-to-play deck for your local Standard tournament, or something you can customize to your liking, Each includes 2 booster packs to get you started.
Mysterium is a new, different party game. One of you is a restless ghost who sends visions to you psychics who may at length help him recall the details of his death - so long as you "get" from the visions he sends what he intends... 2-7,10+,45mins.
Dungeons & Dragons 5 Starter Set
The Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set is everything you need to start playing the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Explore subterranean labyrinths! Plunder hoards of treasure! Battle legendary monsters! Be the Hero!
Roll Through the Ages: The Iron Age
Roll Through the Ages: The Iron Age lets you build an Iron Age civilization in under an hour! Explore the strategies of Greece, Phoenicia, and Rome as you erect monuments, fend off disasters, and strive to feed your people. 1-4,8+,45-60 mins.
Embark on an epic quest to build your mythical nation into the greatest empire known to mankind. Capture land, defeat monsters, and discover new technologies on the rise to greatness. For 2-6 players, 10+, 90 minutes to play.