New “Play It First” Event Series is a Great Way to Learn a Game—and Take It Home That Day

February 21, 2020

We’re excited to introduce Play It First, featuring the greatest new games of the season—and the option take home your favorites for 25% off!

This new event series is the best way to learn recent game releases with the …

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Our 20 Favorite Board Games of 2019

November 20, 2019

Incredibly fun, new in 2019—plus our quick reference for who they’ll be “Great For”

Starting to feel the holiday shopping pressure? Let’s start crossing out names!

With this guide to our favorite board game releases from the past year, you …

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KeyForge: Age of Ascension—Pre-Order Today!

February 28, 2019

Become a new Archon in Age of Ascension! This new KeyForge set brings 204 brand-new cards, joining the 166 cards first introduced in Call of the Archons to create an entirely new pool of 370 cards.

Importantly, Age of Ascension

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NEW Graphic Novel Adventures

October 11, 2018

When many of us hear the phrase, “Choose your own adventure,” we immediately find ourselves back at crucial decision moments in the classic book series of the same title. In the spirit of those books, our new Graphic Novel Adventures …

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A Song of Ice & Fire: Overview & Special Offers

August 29, 2018

In the Game of Thrones miniatures game, you win or you reset your armies and play again!

A Song of Ice & Fire is a tabletop miniatures game for two or more players, featuring the conflict in Westeros from the …

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Toy Towers at Mayfair & Bayshore

Have you seen the TOWERS of toys we built at Mayfair and Bayshore?

These epic “Toy Towers” are absolutely brimming with amazing toys, travel games and activities that will make a kid’s day and entertain them for hours on end!…

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D&D Core Rules Gift Set (Limited Edition)

July 23, 2018

Take your D&D core set to an all new level—we figure at least level 20—with the Limited Edition 5E Core Rules Gift Set, releasing in October 2018.

Available only in hobby stores, this set features alternate art, and …

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New Game Spotlight: 5-Minute Dungeon

July 16, 2018

No planning. No resting. Just get in the dungeon and start killing those beasties. It is a race against the clock in 5-Minute Dungeon, do you and your fellow heroes have what it takes to be victorious.

This is …

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Available for Pre-Order Now

June 25, 2018

Got your eye on an upcoming release? Pre-Order through Board Game Barrister, secure your copy, and we’ll give you a call when it arrives!

These items are for in-store pickup only. Stop into your closest Board Game Barrister, or pre-order

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Game Spotlight: Squirrel or Die

June 22, 2018

It’s time to Squirrel or Die!

This absurd memory game will put you in the shoes of a squirrel as the impending chill of Winter approaches. It’s up to you to hoard goodies for yourself and hide traps for your …

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