Board Games & Gaming Pieces
The Book of Games: Strategy, Tactics and History

The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, or How 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science and the Human Brain

A History of Board-games Other Than Chess

Ancient Board Games in Perspective

Nine Mens Morris

Fox and Geese

For more information about how some of these games were played, see these links. You can also find rules for these and other games.

See also Game-Boards and Gaming-Pieces in the Northern European Iron Age, Tableaux ayant pour sujet les échecs, Jon’s Antique Chess Collection, and representations of game tables before 1500.