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Aug
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Mon
Miniatures Monday @ North Shore
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm

Frostgrave, Malifaux, Wild West Exodus, Wreck Age, Arena Rex, and more!

Pack your favorite miniatures games, and join us for this weekly casual gaming event.

All miniatures games are welcome, and we’ve already got players interested in a wide variety of games.

What do we play?

First Monday of each Month: Frostgrave
Second Mondays: Malifaux / Wild West Exodus
Third Mondays: Wreck Age
Fourth Mondays: Kill Team / Arena Rex
Fifth Mondays (when applicable): Players’ Choice!

New players welcome!
If you’ve never played a miniatures game, or you’re looking to try a new one, don’t hesitate to join us! Our players have more miniatures than they know what to do with, and they’re always happy to walk someone through a new game, or welcome a new player to the hobby as a whole.

 

We’ll see you out on the tables!

 

Dungeons & Dragons (Casual Play) @ North Shore
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm

Join our Monday night dungeon master for a Dungeons & Dragons campaign with old school flavor!

This campaign uses the 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons system and will take place in the world of Faerun.

Players will gather on a weekly basis (as they’re available) to tell a collaborative story, full of adventure, intrigue – and of course, dice.

We’ll see you on the tables!

From the Dungeon Master:
“I’m a friendly DM (not trying to kill characters) open to players of all experiences. I like to create a safe space for less hardcore players to be creative with their characters.”

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Milwaukee Chess Wizards @ Oak & Shield Pub
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm

We’ve never heard a group of people laugh so much while playing chess!

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to play chess, improve your play, or upgrade your tactical arsenal—the Milwaukee Chess Wizards are here for you! Settle in for a great night and meet other local chess players while we duke it out in some fast-paced blitz games.

We’ll be meeting in the downstairs bar area, known as 42 Lounge. We’ll have a few physical boards and clocks available, but please feel free to bring your own sets. If you want a great way to play on your phone, we recommend grabbing the Lichess app as it’s completely free and comes with a bunch of cool features.

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.

Aug
20
Tue
KeyForge Casual Play (ChainBound Available) @ Greenfield
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm

Get in some weekly KeyForge, every Tuesday at our Greenfield location. Stop in any time between 5:30 and 9pm 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.

 

ChainBound Available

On weeks with enough player interest, your event Champion will host this event as ChainBound tournament, allowing you to earn Aembershards and your decks to gain Chains and Power Levels.

ChainBound events do not carry any extra fee, and normally run for a couple of hours.

Visit our ChainBound FAQ Page

New to KeyForge?

KeyForge is the first-ever “Unique Deck Game,” meaning each of the game’s pre-built decks is completely one-of-a-kind among over 104 quadrillion possibilities.
 
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!
Drop-In Dungeon Crawl Classics @ Oak & Shield Gaming Pub
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm

Tuesday, is now the deadliest day of the week at Oak & Shield. Bring your pitchfork and livestock, and charge blindly into an incredibly dangerous dungeon!

Every great Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC) campaign begins with a “funnel” or “meat grinder”, in which a small army of level-0 farmers, smiths and rat-catchers head into a full-scale dungeon, with only their cows and cheese wheels to protect them.

Each player controls 2-4 characters, but will anyone survive to make it to First Level and beyond?

New Players Welcome – All Materials Provided
DCC is a silly game, and is an amazing experience for any new player who is looking for a low-stakes RPG romp. Our game master, Christophor, will provide characters and all the materials necessary to play. Players are welcome to bring dice and paper if they wish.

Gloomhaven Tuesday @ Mayfair
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm

Enter one of the most epic worlds in board gaming! Join us for Tuesday Night Gloomhaven!

In Gloomhaven, you’ll take on the role of a wandering adventurer with your own special set of skills and your own reasons for traveling to this dark corner of the world. You and your fellow players will need to make “choose-your-own-adventure style decisions” and work together to clear out menacing dungeons and forgotten ruins. In doing so, you will enhance your abilities with experience and loot, discover new locations to explore and plunder, and transform the world in an ever-branching story fueled by the decisions you make.

New players welcome!
Our event host, Matt, is happy to explain the rules and answer questions during gameplay.

Have your own copy of Gloomhaven?
We’d love it if you brought it along! This will both guarantee you a seat at the event, and increase our seating capacity.

If you’re not comfortable leading a table, our event host Matt will be happy to run your table.

Learn-to-Play Tuesday @ North Shore
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a night of open gaming hosted by our loyal Champion, Chris! Learn to play a new game or break out an old favorite.

This event will run from 6pm until 9pm. Chris will choose a couple fun games to play, or you can pick from hundreds of games in our demo library.

Miniature Gaming Tuesdays @ Mayfair
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm

Pack your favorite miniatures games, and join us for this weekly casual gaming event.

All miniatures games are welcome, and we’ve already got players interested in a wide variety of games.

What do we play?
First Tuesday of each Month: A Song of Ice & Fire
Second Tuesday: Wreck Age & Ragnarok
Third Tuesday: Frostgrave & Rangers of Shadow Deep
Fourth Tuesday: Malifaux
Fifth Tuesday (when applicable): Players’ Choice!

New players welcome!
If you’ve never played a miniatures game, or you’re looking to try a new one, don’t hesitate to join us! Our players have more miniatures than they know what to do with, and they’re always happy to walk someone through a new game, or welcome a new player to the hobby as a whole.

We’ll see you out on the tables!

Magic – Modern @ North Shore
Aug 20 @ 6:15 pm

Join us on Tuesdays nights for Modern format Magic!

Round One will begin at 6:15PM. Please arrive as close to 6:00PM as possible.

Three Swiss rounds.

Win your choice of booster for every match win (or bye).

Or exchange 3 wins for a Masters pack.

We’ll see you out on the tables!

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Drop-In Dungeons & Dragons @ Oak & Shield Pub
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm

Get in on Drop-In D&D every Tuesday! Each week, you’ll explore brand new stories and face off with exciting challenges in the 5th Edition of D&D.

DMs drink for free!*

Each session, your table will feature a different one-shot adventure. Space is very limited, and is first-come first-served.

Please bring one or more pre-built characters for each week’s session. If you do not have a character, or your character is not an appropriate level for the adventure, we will have pre-built characters available for you to use!

We also ask that players have a basic understanding of the rules.
If you have never played D&D before, we suggest learning the ropes at one of the many weekly events at Board Game Barrister locations.

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.

*DM Perks
We appreciate all the time and energy that goes into being the Dungeon Master, and we’d love to buy you a drink or a snack.
– DM for a table of 4+ players, and you’ll get two $5 “Inspiration Tokens” for a $10 total!

Find more information on being a Drop-In Dungeon Master.