Four Weeks of Free RPG Day!

July 24, 2020

Free RPG Day was Saturday, July 25—but the fun continues!

Free RPG Swag

Let’s talk free stuff first. This year’s selection of swag features amazing content from some of our favorite RPG publishers, including new adventures, accessories, and quickstart rules …

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Greenfield Location Closed, End of June 2020

June 25, 2020

We’ve reached the end of a great chapter in the Board Game Barrister saga.

Our Greenfield store at 6120 West Layton Avenue closed at the end of June, 2020.  

Our other locations remain open.

Here are some of the quick …

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Farewell, Greenfield

June 24, 2020

On the ranking of things I get to write, this one ranks at the bottom of the scale. I’ve been putting it off for a week or so, “waiting for more information” I’ve been telling myself, but it is time.…

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Barrister Bounce Back Plan: Phase One

May 14, 2020

Rest assured, we’re actively tracking the local metrics and updates—it helps that instead of sleeping at night, Gordon consumes copious amounts of black coffee while reading research papers and legal contracts. So you can trust that we’ve thoroughly reviewed everything …

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The Barrister Bounce Back Plan

May 13, 2020

Update 30 June 2020: the sustained protests against police violence has created a natural experiment that has produced the heartening if unsurprising finding that the proper use of masks really does significantly reduce the transmission of SARS-COV-2.  While our Barrister …

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In-Store Shopping Updates (Not Currently Available)

May 11, 2020

Regarding Wisconsin Emergency Order #36.

There’s a link at the end of this post if you’d like to read the full emergency order, but the short version is that standalone and strip mall retailers have the option to open …

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In-Store Pickup Available!

April 24, 2020

Great news, friends! In-store pickup is now available at ALL Board Game Barrister locations for orders placed in our online store.

We’re still putting safety and caution first. We’ll give you our store phone number so that you can

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Newsletter—Food & Games: It’s Still What We Do

April 9, 2020

In this Newsletter:

  • An update on how we’re continuing to bring food and games to our community while we’re all staying home
  • Our Play-Along Tutorial for Kingdomino
  • Gift Certificates Available
  • Buy from the Publishers, Support Board Game Barrister
  • Friday Night
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Buy From the Publishers, Support Board Game Barrister

March 26, 2020

We are all in this together. Many of our favorite publishers are partnering with local game stores to share part of the proceeds of each order we send their way. Below are links to and instructions on how you can …

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HABA Affiliate Program

March 25, 2020

Games can play a great part in the educational development of children, and HABA has a fantastic selection and has been a staple in our games section. Now, even with our doors closed due to current situation, you can still
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