Pop-Up Gen Con Schedule—North Shore

July 28, 2019

Can’t make it to Indianapolis for Gen Con this year?

We have great news—Pop-Up Gen Con is coming to Board Game Barrister!

Find out more about Pop-Up Gen Con here.


North Shore Schedule of Games

10AM—Noon:  Medium &

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Unearth: Gen Con Release Available at Board Game Barrister

August 15, 2017

This Gen Con release will be available at Board Game Barrister this weekend.

Long ago, your ancestors built great cities across the world. Now your tribes must explore to find these lost cities. In Unearth, you’ll compete to claim …

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Stunning Forest-Growing Gen Con Release Available Now

Check out this gorgeous forest-growing game from Blue Orange Games, releasing at Gen Con this weekend, but Available Now at Board Game Barrister.

Show your dominance in the forest by establishing the best positions on the board, gathering valuable sunlight, …

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GenCon Wrap-Up: A Second-Timer’s Guide

August 15, 2015

Elizabeth goes to Gen Con!  Again!
In a follow-up to my blog post from last year , here are my thoughts after attending my second Gen Con.

Planning Ahead:
Registering for scheduled games in advance was great. I made a …

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GenCon Wrap-Up: My First Cosplay

August 12, 2015

My First Cosplay
This year I made an offhand comment about how cool it would be to cosplay as Imperator Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road. My friends encouraged me to do it, and so with only a couple …

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GenCon Wrap-Up: Miniatures

August 7, 2015

Despite my rather apathetic attempts at painting tiny men, I have a desperate love affair with miniatures and miniature war games. It is an addiction for me, and I currently possess nearly as many sets that have yet to be …

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GenCon Wrap-Up: Cosplay

August 4, 2015

GenCon is the granddaddy of game conventions. There are more games than you can shake a stick at, or I suppose 10 foot pole would be more appropriate. However, games aren’t the only thing to see at GenCon. One of …

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Imperial Troops Have Entered the Base! FFG Brings Us….Star Wars Imperial Assault

September 8, 2014

The Death Star has been destroyed, but the battle is far from over. Coming this winter from Fantasy Flight Games is Star Wars: Imperial Assault. The rebels have struck a mighty blow against the Empire, and now you can carry …

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A First-timer’s Guide to Gen Con

August 22, 2014

Elizabeth goes to Gen Con!

Working at a game store makes it pretty difficult to attend Gen Con, because naturally my fellow Barristers want to attend too. Gen Con actually relocated from Milwaukee to Indianapolis right before I, myself, relocated …

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Star Wars: Armada

August 20, 2014

The fate of a galaxy far far away is in your hands with the newest game coming from Fantasy Flight, Star Wars: Armada. Making the leap from the smaller scale dogfights of the hugely popular X-Wing Miniatures game, Armada lets …

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