NEW D&D Core Rulebooks are coming!

Calling all adventurers and storytellers! Discover the ultimate companions for your Dungeons & Dragons journey at Battlegrounds Gaming! Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just starting your quest, these essential books will unlock a world of imagination and excitement.

  • Player’s Handbook: Craft your hero with detailed character creation rules, spells, and abilities. From brave fighters to cunning wizards, build the character of your dreams!
    Official release date: 9/17/24. Early release for LGS: 09/03/24 – Two weeks early!
  • Dungeon Master’s Guide: Take the reins as the master of ceremonies! Create thrilling adventures, weave intricate plots, and challenge your friends with devious traps and monstrous foes.
    Official release date: 11/12/24. Early release for LGS: 10/29/24 – Two weeks early!
  • Monster Manual: Populate your world with creatures both fearsome and fantastical! Learn their strengths, weaknesses, and lore to keep your players on their toes.
    Official release date: 2/18/28. Early release for LGS: 02/04/25 – Two weeks early!

Gear up and embark on epic quests with the essential Dungeons & Dragons books. Visit Battlegrounds Gaming today and bring your imagination to life!

The 3 core books will have variant covers exclusive to independently owned hobby/game stores. We’ll start taking preorders for both standard and variant covers later in July 2024. Follow our social media to be notified: Facebook, X/Twitter, Discord (invite) and Instagram.

Star Wars Unlimited Draft

Star Wars Unlimited TCG: Spark of Rebellion released March 8, 2024.

Come play in a booster draft, March 12, at 6pm!

Brush up on the rules:
How to Draft in Star Wars: Unlimited:

First, players sit around a single table. Each player opens three booster packs and takes out the leader cards, keeping the remaining cards of each pack in their separate stacks without looking at them.  

Each player chooses one of their three leaders to keep and passes the other two to the right. Then, each player chooses one of the two leaders that was just passed to them and passes the other to the right. After this point, each player should have three leader cards; one that they started with, and two that were passed to them by other players.

Next, each player chooses one of the booster packs that they opened. The common base/token card from that pack is placed in a pile at the center of the table, and then each player chooses one card to keep from the pack before passing the other cards to the player on their left. They then draft their next card from the cards they received from the player on their right.  

This continues until all cards from the first booster pack have been drafted. Then, the process repeats for the second booster pack, except this time players pass cards to the right.  

After all the cards from the second booster pack have been drafted, the process is repeated one more time with the third pack, once again passing cards to the left.

At the end of this process, each player should have drafted 45 cards (three leaders and 42 other cards). Players may now make adjustments to their decks, using the following rules:

Your deck must consist of exactly one leader, exactly one base, and a minimum 30-card draw deck. Each player can choose any of the common bases from the set, or they can use a rare base that they drafted from the packs.

Your draw deck can include any number of copies of the same card.  

Typically, the winner of a draft play match is determined by best-of-three games. Each game should take an average of 20 minutes to complete.  

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We are able to run prereleases March 10 and March 13. Due to product limitations from Bandai, our events have already filled up. Pre-payment is required to save a spot. Again, Bandai capped our attendance at 16 players per event. I would much rather run a bigger event and accept all players.

Also, because of the lack of product, I will be unable to offer any more booster boxes for sale at this time.

About Battlegrounds

Starting December 12, 2021 we are now at 326 WESTPORT AVENUE in Norwalk! In the building behind A Cat’s Place. This new space has separate gaming and retail space. Watch your step as you walk in the door – there is an immediate 2 steps down.

January 13, 2016 is the start of a new era for Battlegrounds Gaming! Our new location will open with more space and more parking!  This larger space will allow us to run more events concurrently.  Keep an eye on our event calendar for more information.  Also follow us on Twitter and our Facebook page or join our Discord.

July 8th, 2011 marked a new day for gaming in Fairfield County as Battlegrounds Gaming opened it’s doors for the first time. We are looking to provide a place for fans of all genres of games to get together to share their favorite hobby. We have tables available for trading card games, board games, Warhammer & 40k, and role-playing games. For the Magic the Gathering player, we will have weekly tournaments for standard and booster drafts!
Come to Norwalk, Connecticut and check us out! Easy to get to from I-95 or the Merritt Parkway (Route 15).
Feel free to email us with questions, comments, suggestions, criticisms or praise. Look for us on Facebook by clicking the logo to the right.

Store Hours

Monday 12 – 10
Tuesday 12 – 10
Wednesday 12 – 10
Thursday 12 – 10
Friday 12 – 11
Saturday 11 – 6
Sunday 11 – 6

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