Hnefatafl ˈne-fə-taː-f(ə)l is a simple but addictive game of strategy. Roughly translated as “The Kings Table”, the game recalls a time of feuding Viking lords and violent invasions. Popular since 400AD, Hnefatafl has stood the test of time as a great game for all the family. Channel your inner Viking chief and put your warmongering skills to the test with this Nordic inspired set, exclusive to National Museums Scotland.
This premium quality Hnefatafl set contains 37 playing pieces consisting of 1 king, 12 defenders and 24 attackers in two different coloured designs, a natural linen playing board, and playing rules in English, French, German and Japanese.
Now available in 2 colours; Original Blue, and Limited Edition Silver.
Board: 29 x 29 cm
Playing pieces: approx 3cm