We’re reopening May 20, 2020

Battlegrounds Gaming is happy to announce we will reopen to the public May 20 as part of the state’s reopening plan. You should know we will be following state and local authorities on what is allowed. Policies may change without notice. Here’s what we expect:

  • No events in the store. Sorry, no DnD, no Magic, no board games, no 40K, etc. until further notice. No, I do not know when these will return. Follow our social media to stay up to date. We’re on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Customers must wear a mask that covers both the mouth and nose.
  • Use sanitizing wipes when you enter – there will be a container on the gondola straight ahead as you enter.
  • Bathrooms are closed
  • Limit of 5 customers in the store – you may have to wait outside the door until someone leaves. The ramp is marked with white circles six feet apart.
  • We’d love to catch up with you, but please keep the “hanging out” to a minimum. There may be other people waiting to get in to spend some money. Thanks for understanding.
  • Curbside pickup is still available. Place orders online and call the store when you get here. Please understand it may be difficult for us to leave while customers in the store.
  • New store hours:
    M-F: noon – 8pm
    Sa-Su: 11am-6pm (unchanged)

Thanks for supporting our little game store! I hope to bring back events soon. Stay tuned.

Magic Ikoria & Commander 2020 release May 15

This is the last week to pre-order Ikoria and Commander 2020. Prices go up on May 15.
Click on the pictures below to reserve yours today!

There will be no pre-release events for Ikoria. I’m still trying to determine a safe way to run events at the store again. Stay tuned for updates.

I will have extended hours on May 15 and May 16 so you can pick up your product.

Preorder boxes, bundles, prerelease kits and more!
Commander 2020 decks and set of all 5 are available.

Curbside pickup

Battlegrounds Gaming offers curbside pickup for orders placed online.

I’m here Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Just call the store when you get here and I’ll bring your purchase to you.

I’ll also take appointments for other times. Best way to set an appointment is to email me at battlegrounds.sales@gmail.com.

Thanks for the support!

Update: working on website to add curb-side delivery.

Battlegrounds Gaming has been closed since March 23, 2020. I’m currently working on adding my inventory to a web-site so customers can place orders and pick up items.

The basic website level offered my point-of-sale system allows only 250 items. I’ve requested a quote for the next level which allows for 5,000 items.
Some notes for what I’m doing to get products listed:

1. Pictures will be missing until I can get them added. Obviously, customers need to know what products look like before purchasing. Items such as play mats, miniatures, card sleeves, deck boxes, paint colors, etc. It’s going to be a while before I can add that to thousands of items.
2. Single cards for Magic the Gathering can still be ordered at http://battlegroundsct.ionsuite.com. Still no payment/shipping on that platform. I’m working on how payment will work with curb-side pickup.
3. Product description and details will be missing. Same issue as pictures. Size, shape, weight are all dimensions needed for shipping. I won’t be doing that for thousands of items, so for the most part shipping won’t be offered. I will do it on specific orders by request only.
4, Curb-side pick up will be offered on specific days AND by appointment. I’m still working on a schedule.

This isn’t the type of business I wanted to run when I opened the store. I prefer meeting all you great people face to face and the social interaction.

Thank you so much for your support and your continued efforts to support Battlegrounds Gaming during this crisis. Thank you also for your patience while I get this new service working.

The website is https://battlegrounds-gaming.shoplightspeed.com/. You’ll see only a few items. I’m testing to see how products appear there.

Covid 19 Virus update

Governor Lamont announced the closing of all non-essential retail businesses as of Monday, March 23 at 8pm. Battlegrounds gaming will be open regular hours this weekend 11am-6pm and Mon 11am-7pm.

After that, we’ll be closed until further notice.

Thanks for the support! Stay healthy.

Events Suspended

Due to the outbreak of COVID19 virus, we are suspending events for the time being.  I want to make sure my customers and staff avoid the possibility of getting sick.  Myself as well, as I would not want to pass it on to my elderly mother.

This was a tough decision and I feel it is the right one.

We will still be open for business but with shortened hours during the week:
Mon-Fri 11am – 7pm
Sat and Sun 11am – 6pm as usual.

Thanks for your support.  Stay tuned for updates.

Here are our scheduled events over the next few days and their status:

  • March 12 – Dungeons and Dragons – cancelled
  • March 13 – Mystery Booster Draft FNM – postponed
  • March 14 – Pokemon Challenge – postponed
  • March 14 – Magic Standard and Pioneer – cancelled
  • March 15 – Warhammer 40K – cancelled
  • March 15 – Magic Modern – cancelled

About Battlegrounds

January 13, 2016 is the start of a new era for Battlegrounds Gaming! Our new location at 362 Main Avenue, Norwalk CT 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.

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 11 – 10
Tuesday 11 – 10
Wednesday 11 – 10
Thursday 11 – 9
Friday 11 – 11
Saturday 11 – 6
Sunday 11 – 6

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