An 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 'Black Raven' in Gaelic is The Irish version of Hnefatafl game. Handcrafted Travel Brandubh 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 Tamboti wood & Defenders are Padouk Wood. Comes with complete directions on how to play.
Perfect for the hiking, camping and travel.
History shows that the connection between military strategy and the skill to playing board games, showing a connection and value of the warrior status.
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 as well. Some will be slab wood which each board will be different. And then others will be a set board that will always be the same.