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Behind the Shield – Episode 70 – 40k Erry Day

 

Finally we get to do our big 40k 8th edition interview as the release looms in the near future. There is so much to be excited about and so much going on in all three stores. Also tidbits about new releases and cool stuff coming soon.

 

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Behind the Shield – Episode 68 – “Busy Times at Saugus”

Lots to talk about today! In the first half Andrew and Amanda try to summarize all the many, many events that go on in our stores every week. In the second half we interview Chase and Jam about the new Saugus store. Already Saugus is building a great north shore gaming community and we talk about plans and dreams for the new location.

 

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Battleground in NORTON MA opens July 5th

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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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Falling Asleep While Playing Dungeons & Dragons

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As most of you know, sessions of Dungeons and Dragons can be very involving. I’ve started sessions at 4 PM and ended them the following morning around 7 AM. In some cases, I’ve gone into sessions with very little sleep. Thanks to technology, playing the game has gotten a little more convenient. I mean, you can play from the comfort of your own home. Just log into your computer and save up on gas money.

 

Thanks to Twitch, not only can you host your own D&D session, but other can come watch and witness the debauchery that can ensue.  However, in some cases, the game can be very taxing and can catch you at your weakest. Take a look at this video where one of the players has a little too much fun and starts snoring during the live stream. We’re all human and these things happen. But it’s so much better when others can see it as well. My favorite part is how the DM tries to wake up his PC.

 

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Battleground’s Black Friday + Small Business Saturday Sale

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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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Wizards of the Coast Announces ‘Princes of the Apocalypse’

Wizards of the Coast has announced the launch of Princes of the Apocalypse, an epic adventure for the Elemental Evil story arc!

 

Designed for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop role-playing game, the Princes of the Apocalypse adventure contains everything a Dungeon Master needs to create an exciting and memorable play experience. With new elemental spells and the element-touched genasi as a new playable race, the Princes of the Apocalypse delivers a grand adventure for characters levels 3–15, with special introductory content for players starting at first level.

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Fans can also play a portion of the Princes of the Apocalypse adventure through the D&D Adventurers League in-store play program, which takes place every Wednesday at both Battleground Games & Hobbies locations, in Abington, MA and Plainville, MA, respectively.

 

Ask us about this product during your next visit to a Battleground Games & Hobbies near you!

 

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