boardgames, Celtic, Dutch, modern, Old Norse

Iphone app: Tafl

In these modern days there even is an Iphone Tafl app. It containsBrandub, Fidchell, Ard Rí & Tablut games. Rules and history are included. The Ipad app has 3 more boards.

boardgames, Celtic, English, Medieval, Old Norse

Lewis Chessmen may not be chessmen after all…

Who has not heard of the Lewis Chessmen? These 900-years-old, beautifully carved ivory gaming pieces even made an appearance in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as living chess pieces. A recent study made my heart skip a beat as it argues that these gaming pieces were not used for Chess, as has been believed… Continue reading Lewis Chessmen may not be chessmen after all…