Haven Game Design Case: Hnefatafl

Teodric Abstract: This is the design document for a game design case in the Haven project . The case is for an implementation of the board game Hnefatafl.

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Design Case D: Hnefatafl

Client Functionality

Technical Client Characteristics

Graphical Designs



Game Rules

Tournament Play, Ranking

Online and Offline Behaviour

Matching Service


Other Documents

This document is one of a suite of documents written to describe the Haven project at various levels. The documents are, in order of complexity and level of specification,


Links to web pages with information related to historic Tafl games:

Games related to Tafl, mainly Fox and Geese and Nine men's Morris:

Copyright Notes, Author Credits and Additional Information

This text was written in its entirety by Olof Ekström. For more information about the author of this page, see Olof Ekström's personal information in the Project Profiles document.

Copyright © 2001 Olof Ekström/Extro System. All rights reserved.

Bälinge/Uppsala, Sweden, July-September 2001