Faire Maidens Trinkets

Upon the days of yore when I was a bonny lass, mine father went upon the sea to trade with our friends upon far away shores. He would bring me back fantastic games from those strange lands and teach me how to play them. We spent many happy hours together perfecting our strategies & plotting…

The “King’s Board”

Winter is coming and i know how some people get when they have to stay inside, so here is a game to entertain yourself with. Hneftafl, meaning “King’s Game or Board”, is a Viking game that was played during the long Norse winters. The “King” is in the middle and the pieces surrounding him are his defenders….

Alquerque

Alquerque, which is also called Qirkat, originated in the Middle East and is a historically accurate game that I researched and hand burned on a Walnut Hollow Basswood Plank of wood. This game of strategy for two was a forerunner to checkers in that pieces are jumped over the opponent’s pieces to eliminate them from…

The Game of Goose

The Game of Goose or “Jeu de l’oie” originated in France and is a historically accurate game that I researched and hand burned on a Walnut Hollow Basswood Plank of wood.  “For good society is but a game,‘The royal game of Goose,’ as I may say,Where every body has some separate aim,An end to answer,…

Hounds & Jackals

An ancient Egyptian racing game which was enjoyed by Pharaohs and Queens. Try to get all your Hounds or Jackals up the tree first. Comes with wood throwing sticks and either wood or glass playing pieces. Wood board = $30 Canvas board = $15 ( + shipping & handling)

The Game of Goose

“Jeu de l’oie” (the Game of Goose) is a renaissance game originated in France, and has been compared to the modern game of Candyland. Comes with either wood or glass playing pieces. Wood board = $30 Canvas board = $15 ( + shipping & handling)

Fox & Geese

This intriguing game most likely originated from Scandinavia, but there are many variants around the world. The British version (Fox & Geese) was a favorite of Queen Victoria. Comes with wood or glass playing pieces. Wood board = $30 Canvas board = $15 ( + shipping & handling)

The Royal Game of Ur

Also called The Game of Twenty Squares. This game was often found on the back of Senet boards. Complete with wood throwing sticks and either wood or glass playing pieces. Wood board game: $30 Canvas board game: $15 ( + shipping & handling)

Senet

An ancient Egyptian game that was found in the tombs of the Pharaohs. Played by two, this game is said to tell the story of the path to the after life. Comes with wood throwing sticks and either wood or glass playing pieces. Wood board = $30 Canvas board = $15 ( + shipping & handling)

Alquerque

A Renaissance game that was popular in the Middle East. Alquerque was also called Qirkat, and is thought to be the forerunner to Checkers. Comes with wood or glass playing pieces. Wood board = $30 Canvas board = $15 ( + shipping & handling)

Nine-Man Morris

Enjoy a game from Renaissance England. Nine-Man Morris is a fun, easy game for two players. Complete with either wood or glass playing pieces. Wood board game: $30 Canvas board game: $15 ( + shipping & handling)