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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DM Tools: Inkarnate

August 4, 2017

Hello all! Barrister Jordan here. For those that know me, they know that D&D is my game of choice. Last year, I took the leap from player to Dungeon Master, and I couldn’t be happier. I homebrewed a world, wrote …

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Barrister’s Brief Newsletter for July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017

This week’s issue of the Barrister’s Brief newsletter covers:

  • GlennCon 2017 Schedule of Events – Now Available;
  • Early Release: The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire;
  • Star Wars Armada Store Championships;
  • A Learn-to-Play event for the all new Leaders of Euphoria;
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Friday Night Magic at Mayfair

May 3, 2017

Join us for weekly Friday Night Magic events at our Mayfair location!http___magic.wizards.com_sites_mtg_files_images_wallpaper_Hazoret-the-Fervent_AKH_1280x960_Wallpaper

Join us Fridays at 6:30pm* and be among the first to embark on our newest store’s journey through the Magic Multiverse.

We’ll have multiple event options, promos, prize

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