PLEASE NOTE: This is an archive of our original site, for informational purposes only. We no-longer have a sales catalogue.
We sell a wide variety of games, from classics, through board and family games, by mail order world-wide. We offer fast, friendly, reliable service. We try very hard to keep our games catalog up-to-date so you'll know what we have in stock. If you want to buy games like Backgammon, Go, Mah Jongg, Historical and Tactical Games, Dominoes, Jigsaw Puzzles, or even ancient games from around the world, please make this page your first stop! We look forward to hearing from you.
Games have been played by humans in one form or another for as long as humans have had spare time. All games evolve over time: rules change, styles of play change, and lately the opponent has even changed into computer forms. Here at Astral Castle, we believe that there's no substitute for the good company of a live human sharing a table with you, which is why we focus on games in the more traditional forms, the sorts of games in which people play against other people.
Finally, some good news about
New Categories, New Games! After a round of serious play-testing, our selection of games has been greatly expanded to include only the best of what we've found. Here's a run-down of our newest categories and what they contain:
A new category: "Murder and Mystery Games" features Decipher's "How To Host A Murder" series of party games, as well as University Games' "Murder Ala Cart." The "Teen" versions of "How To Host A (Teen) Mystery" party games can be found in the "Family and Board Games" category, since they are suitable for the whole family.
Games" category still includes the "Family
and Board Games", but we've added some new, award-winning games like
those in Avalon Hill's classic line, which
Encounter" and "Diplomacy";
a clever new word game "Letterhead",
and international hits like "Settlers
of Catan". If you've had trouble finding some of
the perennial favorites like and "Mille
you're in the right place. And of course, we still have
our ancient games, including a variety of Chinese Games (including Xiangqi,
also known as Elephant Chess or Chinese Chess),
Some new Board Game categories specifically for the family have been added. Starting with "Beginner's Games" featuring games for the littlest players from Ravensburger, like "Four First Games", Counting and Matching games. For the slightly older audience, you'll find here "Apples To Apples Jr" as well as "Junior Labyrinth".
And of course you'll still find "Backgammon Sets" and "Go" under the "Board Games" category.
Our "Chess Catalog" is growing, now featuring small, travel chess sets, as well as Midnight Snack's "Refrigerator" games, and more chess pieces. We will be adding more boards, shortly. In the meantime, if you don't see what you are looking for, please ask!
We did finally get a version of
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