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Jul
8
Mon
Bayshore Closed for Moving! @ Bayshore
Jul 8 – Jul 14 all-day

That’s right—our Bayshore Town Center location is moving, and we’re going about one block south!

Our new North Shore location will be located at 5530 N Port Washington Rd, in Glendale. The space was previously a Verlo Mattress, located between Men’s Wearhouse and Taco Bell.

The new store will feature the same great selection of games, toys and puzzles—as well as an event center for special events and open gaming.

Jul
12
Fri
Core Set 2020 Draft Weekend @ Greenfield & Mayfair
Jul 12 – Jul 14 all-day

It’s time to celebrate the launch of Core Set 2020! Join us all weekend to open some new cards and play the new set in exciting events!

__________Launch Drafts__________
Friday through Sunday – All Stores – $16 Entry

Launch Weekend is now Draft Weekend! Join us for a series of Core Set 2020 booster drafts. Crack some packs and try out the new mechanics in everyone’s favorite sealed format. The Top 8 players in each pod will receive MVP point prizes—Plus, the winner of each draft will receive a NEW Core Set 2020 Promo Pack!

Here are our scheduled Draft times for the weekend of July 12-14:

  • Friday @ 6:30pm
  • Saturday @ 1:00pm
  • Sunday @ 1:00pm

Want to draft another time?
We can launch a draft anytime all weekend, so if you have a group of players who want to open some packs, stop in and we’ll set you up! (All drafts must begin at least four hours prior to store close.)

 

__________Friday Night Magic__________
Bayshore, Greenfield & Mayfair – 6:30pm

Put your new cards and decks to the test! Core Set 2020 will be legal in Standard, Modern and Commander on Friday, July 12, so join us for an epic Friday Night Magic and discover what awaits us in the new set.

Standard  ♦  Modern  ♦  Commander  ♦  Draft

 

__________Bundle Brawl__________
Saturday, July 13 – Greenfield ONLY – $45 Entry

Crack open a Core Set 2020 Bundle. Build a deck from its contents. Compete for prizes and glory!

Registration: 11:30am. Deckbuilding: Noon.

Build a limited deck (40-card minimum) using the contents of your Bundle. That’s 10 booster packs and 80 basic lands.

This event will take place over a number of Swiss rounds based on attendance. The Top 4 players will receive Core Set 2020 Promo Packs, and all other players will receive one random promo from a Core Set 2020 Promo Pack!

We want your land packs!
Got too many lands at home? Want a few extra MVP points? We’ll give you 100 points for your Bundle’s land pack! Just bring the pack up to the counter, and a Barrister will get you set up.

 

Jul
13
Sat
GlennCon 2019 @ Greenfield
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day

Welcome to Board Game Barrister’s annual
free-to-attend, tabletop gaming weekend!

The GlennCon 2019 Schedule of Games is LIVE!

Taking place July 13-14 at Board Game Barrister–Greenfield, GlennCon 2019 will gather gamers from near and far for two jam-packed days of games, games and more games! Spend your weekend outwitting opponents, waging epic wars and teaming up to overcome cooperative challenges.

Attending GlennCon is completely free. So stop by, explore our shelves of game demos, learn new games from the people who know them best and settle in for a weekend to remember.

The fun begins Saturday morning and will continue through Sunday afternoon.

GlennCon Hours:
Saturday, July 13: 10:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday, July 14: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Events Schedule
GlennCon features a full weekend of special events featuring amazing games, and hosted by people who love those games—like yourself!

Visit the GlennCon 2019 Schedule of Games!

Host an Event for your Favorite Game!
If you would like to run one of your favorite games at GlennCon, we’d love to have you! Let us know what you’d like to play that day on this form, and be sure to mention that you’re submitting an event for GlennCon.

Jul
14
Sun
Pokemon League @ Greenfield
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am

Play the Pokemon Trading Card Game every Sunday at our Pokemon League. Battle other trainers in casual matches, and earn marks for each game played. Players can earn promo cards, cool Pokemon keychains, and nifty patches.
League usually runs until mid-to-late afternoon.

Gotta catch ’em all!

Find out more about this event on our Pokémon Events page.

HeroClix @ Mayfair
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm

Play with your favorite super heroes, sidekicks and villains at our HeroClix events! New players welcome!

New to the Game?
HeroClix is a collectible miniatures game that centers on the world of superhero comic books, especially the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Players construct teams of comic book heroes, villains, or characters from various video games series such as Street Fighter, Gears of War, and Halo and engage in a turn-by-turn battle on grid maps based on various storyline locations.

Magic – Commander @ Greenfield & North Shore
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm

Play Commander, the most popular multi-player format in Magic the Gathering! It’s also known as Elder Dragon Highlander or EDH.

Each player brings a Commander Deck. Players are placed into pods of 3-5 and there is one round of play. Everyone gets one pack of their choice for participating. The winner of the pod gets one more free pack!

Find Rules for Building a Commander Deck and Playing this Unique Format.

Miniature Painting Sundays @ Greenfield
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Paint miniatures in the company of others—and make use our supplies!

  • Bring a project to work on, or browse for one on the shelves when you arrive.
  • Exchange advice with other minis painters of all skill levels.
  • Come and go as you please. Feel free to stay for an hour one week and four hours the next!

We supply: Brushes, paints, pallets, paper towel, water cups, and primer upon request.

When done for the day, painters are asked to clean their brushes and pallets, and empty their water cups.

Any miniature priming will need to be done outside the store. In extreme warm or cold weather, we suggest priming miniatures at home beforehand, and in a well-ventilated area.

We’ll see you on Sundays!

 

KeyForge Casual Play @ Mayfair
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Get in some weekly KeyForge, every Sunday at our Mayfair location. Stop in any time between 2pm and 6pm to meet up with other local players and get in some games with your favorite decks!

 
This event will feature open play, and will be the regular meeting night for organized play events and leagues.
 
 
New to KeyForge?
KeyForge is the first-ever “Unique Deck Game,” meaning each of the game’s pre-built decks has been mathematically crafted to be completely one-of-a-kind among over 104 quadrillion possibilities.
 
Decks never change, so the real challenge of the game is to master your knowledge of the cards and outplay your opponent.
 
When you sit down to play a game of KeyForge, you and your opponent will assume the roles of a mighty Archons with their own unique name and symbol. Your path to victory is to gather Æmber, forge three keys and unlock one of the Crucible’s hidden vaults!
Commander at the Pub @ Oak & Shield Pub
Jul 14 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for a casual Commander format Magic: the Gathering event—Sunday afternoons at Oak & Shield Pub!

Upon arriving, you’ll be given a pod of players to join, and settle in for an afternoon of legendary creatures, unforgettable plays, and free-for-all fun!

Then, for anyone who wants to play more games, we’ll break into new pods and do it all over again!

One Drink/Appetizer Minimum Per Person
We’re proud to host public gaming events in our pub, and to offer free admission to those events.
Please help us continue to run these events with a minimum order of one drink or appetizer.
Event minimum orders are subject to an 18% gratuity. Find out more.

New to Commander?
You’re welcome to join us! The Commander format, also known as Elder Dragon Highlander (EDH) is a casual Magic format featuring some truly unique deckbuilding options.

In Commander, each player chooses a legendary creature as the commander of their deck. They then play with a 99-card deck that contains only cards of their commander’s colors. Also, other than basic lands, each deck can only use one copy of any card. During the game, you can cast your commander multiple times, meaning your favorite Legendary Creature can come back again and again to lead the charge as you battle for victory!

 

Service Industry Game Night @ Oak & Shield Gaming Pub
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm

Join our friends from Milwaukee Brewing Company, the Oak and Shield Staff and Board Game Barrister for a weekly Service (and Retail) Industry Game Night.

Sunday Specials begin at 2PM—listed below!

Beat the Brewery Rep
Join us once a month for our “Beat the Brewery Rep” Smash Bros challenges to get up to $50 of your tab covered from Milwaukee Brewing Company!

  • March 31st • 2PM Start
  • April 28th • 2PM Start
  • May 19th • 2PM Start

Sunday Specials

$1 off MKE Brewing Co Beers
Outboard | Louie’s Demise | O-Gii | Seasonal

$4 Fernet Shots

MKE Outboard & Bavarian Pretzel – $12
Choice of 2 dipping sauces:
Nacho Cheese, Cinnamon Butter,
Honey Mustard or Strawberry Preserves

Mix and Match Mini Apps – $3 Each or 4 for $10
Bacon Chicken in Little China
Eyeholes (Fried mac and cheese balls with Jalepeno)
Deep Fried Oreos
Jalepeno Poppers
Cheese Curds
Chips & Pico or Nacho Cheese