Archive for May, 2017

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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Behind the Shield – Episode 67 – “Battleground Saga! (Saugus!)”

Our brand new Saugus location is opening on Saturday the 20th of May! Andrew and Amanda interview the new staff, talk games and the Saugus gaming schedule. We look forward to seeing everybody at the new store and playing some games with you all.



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Battleground in Saugus is Opening May 20th


Battleground Games & Hobbies is proud to announce that we’re (soft) opening our 3rd location in Saugus MA on Saturday, May 20th.


The new store is located at 910 Broadway (Route 1) in Saugus, right next to Fuddruckers.


The store will open at 10:00am and will stay open until about 12:ooam that night.  Come down, get to know our staff, help us celebrate, check out the new place, play some games, and enter to win $150.00 in store credit.


Our weekly schedule of events will be posted soon.  Stay tuned.


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Behind the Shield – Episode 66 – “Gameday Escape”

With no interviews from Al the other two hosts are left to their own devices. Andrew and Amanda talk about a recent tabletop gaming day they attended. A deep dive into some fun games they recently played.



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Behind the Shield – Episode 65 – “Stories and Star Wars”

Happy Star Wars day and May the Fourth Be With You! Today we have a great interview about the Norton X-Wing Mini scene and then take a deep dive into how world building and narrative enhance your gaming experience.



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