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Gandryll always has at least one ongoing project in his workshop.

His latest focus is on a Viking board game called Hnefatafl.  Hnefatafl is a strategy game like chess, sometimes called Viking Chess!  It  is believed to have been played on a board 11 x 11, or 13 x 13.  (Gandryll is using an 11 x 11 board).

The game has two sides, an attacking team and a defending team.  The King is in the middle with his defenders all around him, while the attacking team begin by occupying positions on the four sides of the board. 

The goal is for the attackers to capture the King!