LumberJocks

Hnefatafle (ancient board game)

  • Advertise with us
Project by arnold posted 07-30-2013 10:36 PM 1206 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a ancient Viking board game that I saw on storm the castles you tube channel and wanted to make a wooden one here is the link on how to play it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNM4054Io7I

-- Arnold,Arizona





14 comments so far

View lew's profile

lew

10122 posts in 2474 days


#1 posted 07-30-2013 11:09 PM

Neat looking board! I’ve never heard of that game.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View arnold's profile

arnold

29 posts in 734 days


#2 posted 07-31-2013 01:15 AM

It’s a really fun game my sister, brother, and I have seen playing it for days and its easy to play

-- Arnold,Arizona

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11971 posts in 1824 days


#3 posted 07-31-2013 02:02 AM

Nice looking game board. Do you have a shot of the players used?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View arnold's profile

arnold

29 posts in 734 days


#4 posted 07-31-2013 02:18 AM

Yes I’ll send u a picture

-- Arnold,Arizona

View Grumpy's profile

Grumpy

19586 posts in 2570 days


#5 posted 07-31-2013 02:19 AM

Good job Arnold.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

15082 posts in 1057 days


#6 posted 07-31-2013 03:20 AM

Good job on it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15144 posts in 1907 days


#7 posted 07-31-2013 08:43 AM

Very cool, well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View stefang's profile

stefang

13524 posts in 2053 days


#8 posted 07-31-2013 09:06 AM

Showing the board isn’t enough Arnold. We want to know how the game is played too! Looks very nice. If you had cut those lines with a knife edge, the stain would not have run over the lines. Just a thought.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View arnold's profile

arnold

29 posts in 734 days


#9 posted 07-31-2013 01:56 PM

Well stefang it would be a little hard to show people how to play the game in the description I will put the link on how to play the game and pictures of the players today

-- Arnold,Arizona

View arnold's profile

arnold

29 posts in 734 days


#10 posted 07-31-2013 02:03 PM

Oh and thank you for the advice on the knife lines and the stain that is very helpful

-- Arnold,Arizona

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11343 posts in 894 days


#11 posted 08-05-2013 02:34 PM

Cool looking board game! It has a rustic charm and the pieces look great. Great work!

View BigYin's profile

BigYin

241 posts in 1135 days


#12 posted 08-26-2013 03:26 PM

online game version is here

http://www.homespunweb.co.uk/vikings/#

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...

View arnold's profile

arnold

29 posts in 734 days


#13 posted 09-09-2013 01:15 AM

Thanks bigyin

-- Arnold,Arizona

View BigYin's profile

BigYin

241 posts in 1135 days


#14 posted 10-07-2013 06:07 AM

Better online game here – you can play both sides

http://www.sebastian-ahlman.fi/?page_id=20

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase