A ancient Nordic and Celtic strategy board game played on a grid game-board with two armies of uneven numbers from the 4th–12th century.
Brandubh - which means Raven in Gaelic is The Irish version of Hnefatafl game. Handcrafted leather Board Game with singe/burned-in 7x7 grid with 8 attackers vs 5 Defenders including the King. Featuring the Odin Cross and Triskelion. The Attackers are Brazilian Cherry wood & Defenders are Tamboti Wood. Comes with complete directions on how to play.
Perfect for the hiking,camping and travel.
Believed there is a connection between warrior status and the playing of board games. There is also a connection between the value of military strategy and skill to playing a board game.
The material used to make both the board game and the game pieces has varied from walrus ivory to bone to amber to wood.
Tafl family of games we make are Hnefatafl,Brandubh,Ard Ri,Tablut,Tawlbwrdd. We will offer theses games in wooden-boards aswell. Some will be slab wood which each board will be different. And then others will be a set board that you will always be the same.