North Shore Open House: Neighborhood Toy Store Day

October 21, 2019

Join us as we celebrate National Toy Store Day with an Autumn Open House event at our newest location—North Shore!

Board Game Barrister—North Shore
Saturday, November 9 • 11AM-3PM
5530 North Port Washington Road
Glendale, WI 53217

Stop in and …

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Octo-Con 2019: Schedule of Events

October 15, 2019

Welcome to the Octo-Con 2019 Schedule of Events!
Octo-Con is Saturday, October 19

Each event below has a dedicated host who is ready to answer questions and teach the game’s rules as needed. You don’t need to do any prep …

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Theros Beyond Death Prerelease Events

September 26, 2019

Play Theros Beyond Death before it’s officially released at this Magic: the Gathering prerelease event.

As a participant, you’ll be among the first to return to this enchanted plane of mythical gods and legendary heroes.

Open six booster packs, build …

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Box Pre-Orders: Throne of Eldraine

September 20, 2019

Pre-Order your Throne of Eldraine Booster Box for $119 when you pre-register for a Prerelease event at Board Game Barrister.

Your Box Pre-Order includes a Throne of Eldraine Collector Booster and Buy-a-Box Promo, while supplies last.

Pick up your box

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What’s in a Throne of Eldraine Promo Pack?

Throne of Eldraine Promo Packs contain four cards each, using four slots for cards to be pulled from specific places.

  • Slot 1: Any rare or mythic rare from Throne of Eldraine, with a special Planeswalker symbol stamp on the
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Gourmet Espresso Beverages—Now Brewing at North Shore

September 18, 2019

Add a little pep to your board gaming! Gourmet lattes, cappuccinos and americanos are now permanent menu items at North Shore.

Can’t beat that game day smell: espresso, steamed milk, and freshly punched cardboard.

Drinks Menu

Caffè Latte  12oz/16oz

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Now Hiring: Holiday Barristers

September 17, 2019

Love board games and toys? Want to spread that love by talking to fellow gamers, kids, parents, grandparents, and all sorts of other bright-eyed shoppers over the holidays?

Join us for the absurdly fun madness that is a Board Game

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North Shore Grand Opening Weekend—Sept 14-15

August 23, 2019

We love our new space on the North Shore, and we can’t wait to celebrate its Grand Opening for a full weekend!

We’ll have game demos with our amazing team of Barristers, special achievements that may help you win great …

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Play Games for Lunch

August 18, 2019

“The opposite of play is not work.  It’s depression.” – Dr. Stuart Brown [1]

Good evening, all.  Gordon, a.k.a. “The” Barrister here, and I want to talk about the research on the benefits of play and how this led to …

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Fourth of July Hours—2019

June 18, 2019

Announcing our Holiday Hours for Thursday, July 4, 2019.

  • Bayshore: 10AM to 6PM
  • Greenfield: 10AM to 6PM
  • Mayfair: 10AM to 6PM
  • Oak & Shield Pub: Closed All Day
  • South Milwaukee: 10AM to 2PM
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