The very first board game dates back to 5000 BC, It was “dice” which we still use in a lot of our Family Board Games today. The earliest gaming pieces ever discovered were in Turkey.
They became a royal pastime in 3000 BC. They were also very tied in with religion.
Many people think Backgammon has been played the longest out of all board games, but it’s actually The Royal Game of Ur.
Backgammon dates back as far as 2000 BC. Board Games 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 Family Board Games of today. Games 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.