Empathy Games—What they are and why we love them

November 8, 2019

There is a board game for nearly every person out there. Are you calculated and logical, with a great attention to detail and superior multi-tasking abilities? Then a resource generator game would be perfect for you. Do you like being …

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Abyss Modified—Session 28

October 30, 2019

Notes from the DM: Abyss Modified is a Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign based on the Out of the Abyss prepublished adventure, so there might be spoilers if you are planning to play that campaign. It has home brew

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Abyss Modified—The Story So Far

Notes from the DM: Abyss Modified is a Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign based on the Out of the Abyss prepublished adventure, so there might be spoilers if you are planning to play that campaign. It has home brew

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North Shore Grand Opening Weekend—Sept 14-15

August 23, 2019

We love our new space on the North Shore, and we can’t wait to celebrate its Grand Opening for a full weekend!

We’ll have game demos with our amazing team of Barristers, special achievements that may help you win great …

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Play Games for Lunch

August 18, 2019

“The opposite of play is not work.  It’s depression.” – Dr. Stuart Brown [1]

Good evening, all.  Gordon, a.k.a. “The” Barrister here, and I want to talk about the research on the benefits of play and how this led to …

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Cold Weather Hours: Jan 29-31

January 29, 2019

Game by daylight, home by dark!

Due to the cold weather over the next couple of days, we’ll be doing some early-closing and some staying-closed-until-the-sun-is-back-ing.

Bayshore

Tuesday, January 29: Closing at 6PM
Wednesday, January 30: Closed
Thursday, January 31: Open

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DM Tips #3: To Fudge, or Not to Fudge

September 3, 2018

This tip can be a contentious one, and not every Dungeon Master will agree with what I am about to say. I ask that you let what I tell you soak in, and then make your own decision on what …

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DM Tips: What’s in a Rule?

August 20, 2018

Being a Dungeon Master, or DM, is no easy feat. There is a common saying that the Dungeon Master is god. In many ways this is quite true, without the DM, there is no world to play in, no creatures …

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May the 4th be Oak & Shield

April 11, 2018

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
The Oak & Shield Gaming Pub shall have its grandest of openings on the fourth day of May.

Or, put another way:  May the Fourth be Oak & Shield.

Ok, maybe that’s being too kitschy about …

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Board Game Barrister and 42 Lounge Announce Oak & Shield Gaming Pub

February 11, 2018

The Board Game Barrister and 42 Lounge Announce Partnership and New Business Venture on Milwaukee’s East Side

Contact: Lisa Romella
(414) 243-2117
lisa@42lounge.com

MILWAUKEE, FEBRUARY 12, 2018 – Board Game Barrister, Ltd announced today that it is partnering with local …

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