“Dayton has a ton of game designers and beta testers and developers, but they don’t have very many places to sell,” Sparks said. “We want to focus on locally made stuff.”
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It is possible the space between the existing D20 bar and Peking Garden Asian restaurant will someday be utilized as part of an expansion of the bar itself, or to sell beer at retail, but Sparks said the business will have to navigate some regulatory and licensing issues to make that happen.
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If all goes well, the new retail gaming store could open in two or three months, Sparks said.
D20: A Bar with Characters opened in December 2016 with a focus on board, table-top and card games and 20 taps with craft beers, ciders, meads and cocktails.
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