Historical Board Games

Handmade board games covering various periods of History.



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Jactus

Jactus

Jacus is a dice game that was played during the Roman era on feast days. Supplied with five "roman numeral" dice, counters and historical background...
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5 Lines / Pente Grammai

5 Lines / Pente Grammai

A game popular from the 7th century BC (as referred to by a Greek poet) right through to the 2nd century AD, this simple game involves a player...
£5.00

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Dice Tower

Dice Tower

A simple 'clip together' dice tower to ensure that any dice used in a game are properly rolled. The tower contains three sloped ledges to make sure...
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Nine Mens Morris

Nine Mens Morris

Nine Mens Morris is one of those games which is usually thought of as quintessentially British, but in fact goes right back to Roman times. The...
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Roman Games and Entertainments

Roman Games and Entertainments

This 32 page booklet covers various games and entertainments available during Roman times including children's toys, hand games, ball games, dice...
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Three Mens Morris (Round / Square)

Three Mens Morris (Round / Square)

Three Mens Morris goes right back to Roman times and is similar in nature to noughts and crosses. The object of the game is to place three pieces in...
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Duodecim Scripta

Duodecim Scripta

Originally played by the Greeks and known as Grammai (lines) the game was picked up by the Romans who referred to it as duodecim scripta (the game of...
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Latrunculi / Petteia

Latrunculi / Petteia

Ludus latrunculorum or Latrunculi goes right back to Roman times and is thought to be a pre-cursor to both Chess and the Tafl games of Scandinavia....
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Tabula

Tabula

Tabula is thought to be a pre-cursor to modern Backgammon. The wooden board is approximately 20cm (8") by 29.5cm (11.75") and comes complete with 30...
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New Products For June - Historical Board Games


Tabula
Tabula
£7.50

Jactus
Jactus
£2.00

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