My Account
0
cart
Your cart is currently empty.
Search
 
Shop by Age Shop by Players Kids Family Strategy Card Party Puzzles Toys Extras
Funagain Frank's Adventures Funagain Points System Funagain Membership System Ashland, Oregon Eugene, Oregon Free shipping at $80! Facebook
 
 
 
 
NEW!
REWARD
program
 
 
NEW!
MEMBER
program
 
 
ASHLAND
oregon
 
 
EUGENE
oregon
 
 
FREE
SHIPPING
AT $80!
 
 
Close
 
Uncle Chestnut's Table Gype
 
 
Get Funagain Points by submitting media! Full details, including content license, are available here.
You must be logged in to your account to submit media. Please click here to log in or create a free account.
Store:  Family Games
Genre:  Abstract Strategy
Format:  Board Games, Dice

Uncle Chestnut's Table Gype


Your Price: $29.99
(Worth 2,999 Funagain Points!)

This item is temporarily out of stock []. You can still add the item to your cart and we will ship it to you as soon as it becomes available!

Quantity:

Notify me if/when this item becomes available:
(you will be asked to log in first)

Product Awards:  

Players
2-4

Please Login to use shopping lists.

Product Description

In his Autobiography, G.K. Chesterton mentions "the well-known and widespread national game of Gype" which he and H.G. Wells invented. Specifically, Chesterton mentions "I myself cut out and coloured pieces of cardboard of mysterious and significant shapes, the instruments of Table Gype; a game for the little ones." Almost 100 years later, Eternal Revolution has published Table Gype as an abstract strategy game with a random element. Players try to move their pieces from their home row to the row directly opposite. They may jump their own pieces or those of their opponents, but every jump randomizes the playing pieces that were jumped over. Uncle Chestnut's Table Gype is played with a cloth gameboard and 32 playing pieces in 4 colors. Each piece, a six-sided die, can represent any of 6 "mysterious and significant shapes" that move differently.

Product Awards

Games Magazine Awards
Best Abstract Strategy Nominee, 2011
Mensa Best Mind Game Award
2011

Product Information

  • Year: 2010

  • Players: 2 - 4

  • Weight: 205 grams

Product Reviews

Be the first to review this product! Submit a Review >

Other Resources for Uncle Chestnut's Table Gype:

Board Game Geek is an incredible compilation of information about board and card games with many descriptions, photographs, reviews, session reports, and other commentary.