Cribbage: Coined as "Britain's national card game". It is one of the earliest games ever played, dating back to the 1600's. There are many variations, all including the use of a standard deck of cards, and two to four players.
(Includes metal pegs for scorekeeping, stored in a secret compartment)
Chess: Some experts believe the earliest forms of this classic game originated in India as early as the third century (300 A.D.) Now a worldwide favorite, Chess is the essential board game for lovers of strategy and intuition. This easily portable chess set is a great gift for the novice player or the wise chess veteran.
Material: Paper Board, Wood
Packaging: Color Box
Dimensions (Board): 11.8 x 11.8 inches
Checkers: Checkers and variations of the game have been played for thousands of years. An ancient version of the game, believing to have been over 5,000 years old and belonging to the Ancient Mesopotamians, was found in the Middle East. Checkers has been mentioned by the likes of Plato and Homer and is said to have been played by soldiers during the Trojan War.
This timeless game is easy enough for a curious child and captivating enough for a tactical game lover.
Chess board measures 30x30 cm.
Chess pieces made of wood
Dominoes: The origin of this classic game of logic dates all the way back to 1120 A.D. in China. These tiles can be used to play a plethora of different games. Or, simply place them all in a row on their edge, and send them tumbling down with one flick.
Fox and Geese: This peculiar game is comprised of odds with different moves and unequal pieces for each player. Play the best of 2-5 games; will fate favor the fox or will luck run with the geese?
Dimensions 12 x 6.5"
GO: This game was long considered a vital part of Chinese artisocratic culture. This game offers a fun way to improve upon the attributes of patience, discipline, and open-mindedness.
Product size: (board) 11.8" x 11.8"
Material: paperboard, wood
Mancala: One of the oldest known games to still be played today. Evidence suggests Ancient Egyptians played the game. While the oldest versions of this game were probably played in the dirt with pebbles, beans, or seeds, this Mancala set comes with a hinged bamboo playing board and smooth river stone pieces. This Mancala set makes a good gift for the number loving friend or the strategist in the family.
Materials: paper board and wood
Approximate dimensions: 30x30
Nine Men's Morris: Dating all the way back to the Roman Empire, this Nine Men's Morris was popular in medieval England, even being mentioned in Shakespeare. The rules are quite simple, however- this game requires great foresight and strategy to master. Are you up for the challenge?
Backgammon: A colorful spin one of the oldest known boardgames, dating back to 3,000 B.C. in Mesopotamia. Through strategy and luck, try to move your pieces along the triangles before your opponent does!