The very first boardgames date back to 5000 BC, It was “dice” which we still use in a lot of our Board Games today. The earliest gaming pieces ever discovered were in Turkey.
Many people think Backgammon has been played the longest out of all games, but it’s actually The Royal Game of Ur.
Backgammon dates back as far as 2000 BC. They were also heavily influenced by war and the military. They became a huge part of childhood from about 500 BC on. The ever popular Chess was invented in 400 BC. “The Landlord’s Game” was invented in 1903, this would later become Monopoly, one of the most popular boardgames of today. They have evolved a lot in the last 100 years.
We stock a huge range of the classics mentioned above such as Monopoly, chess and Backgammon. We also have a vast range of new games like “30 seconds” and “Articulate” all available instore and online.