Boardgames ancient and modern

After a long search I finally found a research subject that's fun and exciting enough to pursue in my free time: Board games in Celtic and Old Norse stories. They are mentioned quite often and I want to look at the role they play in the story. When are they introduced, what is said about … Continue reading Boardgames ancient and modern


Games Britannia

Games Britannia @ BBC 4 Episode 1 - Dicing with Destiny Three-part series presented by historian Benjamin Woolley about popular games in Britain from the Iron Age to the Information Age, in which he unravels how an apparently trivial pursuit is a rich and entertaining source of cultural and social history. In part one, Woolley … Continue reading Games Britannia