Author Archives: groomporter
The Jas Townsend & Son company has been putting out a lot of videos of interest to historical reenactors. They recently did this short one on gaming/gambling in Colonial America. They mention Backgammon and here is one of the quotes … Continue reading
We picked up a new event out side of Chicago this weekend, so I’m unexpectedly having to have re-stock some of our games earlier than normal, and a little behind on the the blog/podcast. I’ll be back next week with … Continue reading
I just put together a little video look at the rules of our Ringo game.
Since we use glass drops as game piece for some of our portable fabric games we often have people think a couple of our games have something to do with the game Pente which was sold with glass drops as … Continue reading
My next audio episode will be out in a couple days, until then here’s a little look at one of the decks of cards we reproduce: http://www.wopc.co.uk/germany/flottner . We went with blank backs on our decks both to keep the … Continue reading
Don’t forget, you can leave me an audio question to use on the podcast by clicking on the “Send Voicemail” button in the upper right.
I’ve put together another short video about one of the games we sell. This one covers the basic rules for 12-Man Morris as we prefer to play it. Our board was designed to be used either for 9-Man Morris, or … Continue reading
Until I finish my next question episode here’s the first of a series of short videos I’m working on covering the basic rules for Fidchell, one our more obscure games.