Black Friday Starts Now!
We’re spreading out the deals and starting our Black Friday Season right now!
This year, we’ve got a 40% discount on hundreds of great games, toys and beyond. These deals are automatically applied, and they’re available only in our
Doomsday Diary–A Short Tale
The sound of crashing walls and cracking tile echoed through the tight space. The once vibrant office buildings had long since been abandoned and left to slowly meet ruin. That slow degradation was interrupted by the light tap of worn …
Masks Required at In-Store Events –Effective August 4, 2021
As we watch the local COVID-19 case counts continue to climb, we are introducing a mask requirement for in-store play.
Face Masks Required at In-Store Events
- Players in in-store events must wear a face covering that covers both the nose
I’m Just Playing My Character–A Tip for RPG Players
This one is mostly for the Players. Words that no Dungeon Master wants to hear from a player: “Hey, I’m just playing my character.” This is often the refrain of someone that has done something that derails the game in …
Making Unique Painting Choices with your Miniatures
I’ve been painting up a cadre of lizardfolk for my players to encounter soon. When I first unpacked the miniatures, I thought to myself, Lizards are green, right? So I chose one of the minis with the simplest equipment and …
How Pokemon gets me thinking about numeracy
If you talk to me long enough, you will have heard me talk about numeracy – literacy for numbers, as it were. Numeracy is often something you learn while you are learning something else – math, more obviously. And while …
What is that strange face-shield/mask combo? The Badger Shield+
I get questions about the strange-looking face-shield/mask combo I’ve been wearing since March (often from teachers or those who have teachers in their life). A number of you reached out to me recently after seeing it when …
Today is Wednesday, 23 September 2020. I have received a positive COVID-19 test result. If you were at the Mayfair store on Friday late afternoon (~4pm-7pm), you may have been exposed.
I am the second back-of-house Barrister to test …
Farewell, Oak & Shield
TL;DR: our Oak & Shield Gaming Pub has closed. Our Board Game Barrister locations at Mayfair Mall, North Shore, and South Milwaukee remain open.
All adventurers know in the back of their mind that their adventures will come to an …