Game #5; Fox and Geese.
Time period:14th Century onwards.
Materials: Leather, clay fired pieces.
Product Dimensions:Board Dimensions; 20cm width x 20cm length.
Fox and Geese is an asymmetrical game, both players having different objectives and different men. One player leads a fox whose objective is to kill all the geese by jumping over them. The other player leads the gaggle of geese whose objective is to corner the fox and stop him escaping.
The actual game consists of a game board of soft leather with inscribed lines, 14 fired clay pieces and a Rules sheet. These are rolled inside a robust cardboard tube with end caps for easy transport.
Not suitable for very young children.