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.
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.
HeroQuest: Pavis: Gateway to Adventure
Pavis: Gateway to Adventure contains character creation for Pavis heroes,4 complete scenarios, 66 random encounters, 20 special encounters and full write-ups of locations, dozens of adventure seeds, 30 maps and 416 pages!
Agricola is a game of farming in the 17th century with limited means. Players improve and expand their farms while feeding their families. For 1 to 5 players aged 12 to adult, 2 to 3 hours to play. Now with animeeples. Recommended.
Deathwatch: The Outer Reach
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Deathwatch: Ark of Lost Souls
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The Hobbit Board Game
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Once Upon A Time: Enchanting Tales
The Enchanting Tales expansion for Once Upon A Time gives you 38 new story cards and 17 endings cards with a magical theme to add to your storytelling card game. For 3-6 players aged 8 to adult, 30-45 minutes to play.
Mice and Mystics
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Werewolves of Millers Hollow Special Edition
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