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Battleground is HIRING!



Battleground in NORTON is hiring!

Are you great with people? Do you have an interest in tabletop games? Here’s your chance to join our team.

Job posting here:


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Battleground in NORTON MA opens July 5th



Battleground Games & Hobbies is on to the next chapter! Our new location in Norton MA will be opening on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 175 Mansfield Ave, Norton MA – The Greatwoods Plaza. Detail on the Grand Reopening will be coming soon.


The doors of our Plainville location will be closing after about 6 years on July 3rd.


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Battleground’s Black Friday + Small Business Saturday Sale


The sale will be going on at both locations from open to close (normal business hours) on Friday and Saturday.  We will not be holding any items and it’ll be first come, first served.

Additional items may be placed on sale Friday night and / or on Saturday so check back throughout the weekend.

Support your local gaming store this holiday season!


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Introducing ‘Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set 4’


Just a quick announcement from WizKidz today:


“WizKids is pleased to unveil the latest release in their popular Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes pre-painted figures series today. Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set 4 includes six new figures for tabletop play, and a set of exclusive “Boon” cards specifically for the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, all of which will arrive in retail on November 26. In the Iconic Heroes Box Set 4, players will encounter fan-favorite characters like Crowe the Human Battlerager, Lirianne the Half-Elf Gunslinger, Shardra the Dwarf Shaman, Kolo the Spirit Animal, Hakon the Human Skald, and Jirelle the Half-Elf Swashbuckler.”


Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Box Set 4 will be available in North American gaming shops in November, and is priced at a suggested $29.99 USD.


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TODAY – ‘X-Wing’ 2015 Regional Championship @ Plainville, MA, Join Us!




Battleground Games & Hobbies – Plainville, MA. Battleground Games & Hobbies is proud to announce that the 2015 Star Wars X-Wing Regional Championship on Saturday, June 6th at our awesome Plainville, MA location is TODAY! We hope that you’ll join us for this exciting event. Details below.


The Details:

Format: 100 points
Date: June 6th, 2015
Time: Round 1 begins at 10:00 am, Doors open at 9:00 am
Entrance Fee: $25.00

25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA 02762

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We do require participants to submit squadron lists to us by Wednesday, June 3rd.  We will varrify each list before the tournament begins in an effort to avoid any problems during the event. They will be kept confidential. To submit your squadron list, please click here or contact us.

The tournaments will follow the standard Fantasy Flight tournament rules.  Each round will last 60 minutes. The number of rounds will be based on attendance, followed by a cut to a top eight single-elimination playoff.


Preregistration is REQUIRED to participate in this event.  We are not registering potential participants at the door. Please click here and use our online shopping cart to preregister.  You will not need to produce proof of purchase on the day of the event (you don’t need to print out and bring the receipt). At checkout please select “Event Registration – X-Wing Regional Tournament” for your shipping method.
Please use a real email address when creating your user ID for the online store. We will be using this to contact you should the location of the event change (larger space) or to collect your squadron lists as the date approaches.

If you are registering multiple people please include their names in the comment section at checkout. Thank you!



If you’re traveling to join us for the 2015 X-Wing  Regional Championship, please find below some useful information.

Local Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express Plainville-Foxboro

Holiday Inn Express Providence-North Attleboro

Knights Inn North Attleboro

Battleground Games & Hobbies – Plainville is local to numerous restaurants and convenient to shopping. In addition, Battleground Games & Hobbies is only miles away from Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots!


Please click here to contact us if you have any questions. You may likewise visit our forum for any further details and discussion.



We look forward to seeing you all there for the 2015 X-Wing Regional Championship! May the Force be with you.



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Fantasy Flight Games to Release New ‘Star Wars: Imperial Assault’ Expansion Packs

Fantasy Flight Games will release three new Ally and Villain Packs for its popular Star Wars: Imperial Assault miniatures and adventure board game in Q3: Wookiee Warriors, Hired Guns and Stormtroopers, according to hobby industry news website


The Wookie Warriors Ally Pack adds two plastic Wookiee miniatures with new command cards as well as a new skirmish map. MSRP is $12.95.




The Stormtrooper Villain Pack reinforces the legions of Stormtrooper armies with three new stormtrooper figures with an alternate sculpt.  The pack also includes the new Vader’s Fist Agenda set, which allows the player to goad the Rebels into an attempt to sabotage a 501st Legion training facility.  The skirmish upgrade offers two new abilities to any stormtrooper squad, representing the training of the 501st Legion. MSRP is $14.95.


The Hired Guns Villain Pack introduces mercenaries which will fight for either side, whomever  the highest bidder may be.  There are two Rodian miniatures to represent the mercenaries. The pack adds a three-card Agenda set that includes a new side mission campaign, as well as adding muscle to skirmish armies. There is a new skirmish map that includes two new missions in the sewers of Nar Shaddaa, and four new Command cards.  MSRP is $12.95.






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