The Dragon’s Refuge will be open for retail sale on June 26 with restrictions in place due to the ongoing pandemic. All customers who enter the store must wear a mask covering their nose and mouth. There are no exceptions to this rule. If you cannot wear a mask due to medical reasons, curb side pickup will still be available during store hours.

The game room will only be used for events ran by the store at this time. There will be no open gaming. We will have a limited capacity and only people who have signed up for the event will be allowed in the game room.

The following rules will be in place.

  • Masks (covering mouth and nose) must always be worn while inside The Dragon’s Refuge.
  • Maintain Social Distancing as much as possible.
  • No food or drink allowed in the game room or in the retail store.


We are currently only allowing Curbside Pickup and Shipping. The store will have limited hours where this is available. This situation is fluid and we will be changing how we do business based on the best interests of the store and its employees.

Comic Subscribers: Diamond Comic Distribution has resumed shipping. Please contact us to arrange pick up or any changes to your account.

Store Pick Up Hours
Tuesday-Friday 12pm – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 5pm

Store Status

The Dragon’s Refuge values the health and safety of all our player community, our employees, and the general public above all. In response to the rapid spread of COVID-19 we have been ordered by the Illinois State Government to cease operations until at least April 30th.

Comic Subscribers: All shipments from Diamond Comic Distribution have ceased until further notice.

Please visit our new web store to continue to support the shop and we can arrange delivery or shipment locally.

These measures protect each of us and help protect the most vulnerable members in our community by slowing the spread of this dangerous illness. We look forward to playing together again soon.

11th Annual Catanament

The Dragon’s Refuge 11th Annual Catanament!

Come in and show your dominance in The Settlers of Catan board game.

Maybe one of our former champions will be in attendance?

Registration Begins: 1:00 pm
Round One Starts: 2:00 pm
Entry Fee: $10.00
Prizes will be awarded to the top 4 based on attendance.

Knowledge of the basic Settlers of Catan rules is required.

There will be 3 Swiss Rounds (everyone will play 3 games) and the top 8 will move onto the semi finals, then the top 4 will play in the finals (determined by attendance).

During the 3 Swiss rounds and the semi finals, each round will be 60 minutes. Victory points will be used to determine top players. The most points any player can score in a round is 10 (even if they would have scored more to win the game).

Former Catanament Champions

2009 – Josh B. – 2010 – Jay N.

2011 – Martin L. – 2012 – Edward W.

2013 – Sherry H. – 2014 – Matt L.

2015 – Brandon H. – 2016 – Brandon H.

2017 – Chris A. – 2018 – Jon S.

Free Comic Book Day 2019

Stop by the Dragon’s Refuge and get some FREE Comic Books!

3 FCBD Comics per person, while supplies last.

Magic War of the Spark Prerelease Weekend

Entry Fee: $25.00 Preregistration before 4/26/19 then $30.00 per person.

Saturday, April 27th

12:00 AM (Midnight after FNM) – Sealed

2:00 PM – Sealed

7:00 PM – Two Headed Giant Sealed

Sunday, April 28th

2:00 PM – Sealed

Torch Run Charity Event

Modern Masters Draft

30 Participants at our first Modern Masters Draft, the next one 6/23/13 at 5:00pm.


March Realms of Fantasy


Doors Open ($5.00 Entry Fee)


Settlers of Catan Deluxe (Board Game). In Settlers of Catan, players try to be the dominant force on the island of Catan by building settlements, cities, and roads.


X-Wing Miniatures: Scenario One, Escape of the Blue Bantha. The Imperials are hot on the heels of the Blue Bantha, which contains vital information of a secret Imperial battle station. Can the Rebellion fighters help assist the frigate escape? Or will the crucial plans never make it to the leaders of the rebellion? Events from this scenario will potentially influence scenario two.


Fantacide (Miniatures Game): Something large has emerged out of the “Hole” and flew under its own power clear past the “Wastes of Time” desert to crash in the mushroom fields near the Apes of Wrath territory.. Now three other warbands converge on the site to claim the prize before those cranky apes..


Settlers of Catan Deluxe (Board Game).

Dungeons and Dragons (RoleplayingGame): The performing arts have always been popular in Waterdeep, but the competition for best actor has become cutthroat. Can you make sense of all the drama and find the true plot? A Living Forgotten Realms adventure set in Waterdeep for characters levels 1-4 (H1 level band).


Mice and Mystics (Board Game). In Mice and Mystics players take on the roles of those still loyal to the king – but to escape the clutches of Vanestra, they have been turned into mice! Play as cunning field mice who must race through a castle now twenty times larger than before.


Kingdom Builder with Expansion (Board Game). In Kingdom Builder, the players create their own kingdoms by skillfully building their settlements, aiming to earn the most gold at the end of the game.

Urbanization(Board Game). In Urbanization, the players follow the development of a rural area, from the beginning of the industrial revolution to modern times.


X-Wing Miniatures: Scenario Two, Battle of the first Death Star. The Imperial battle station is closing in on the Rebel base. The Rebellion has one attempt to destroy the Death Star before the Rebellion is potentially crushed for good.


Pre-Release Events at The Dragon’s Refuge:

Saturday – 1/26/13

  • 12:00am(after FNM)
  • 1:00pm
  • 6:00pm

Sunday – 1/27/13

  • 1:00pm
  • 6:00pm

All of the events will be sealed limited format. There will be three Swiss rounds of play and every player who completes all three rounds will receive at least one Gatecrash booster pack for playing (while supplies last). The rest of the prize packs will be distributed amongst the top four players based on record.

For this event Wizards of the Coast has produced a special Gatecrash Guild Pack to be used at the pre-release. These packs contain a playable promo that corresponds to one of the 5 guilds featured in Gatecrash. Players will be asked to choose two Guilds (One primary and one back up) when they check in before the event. Each player’s choices will be fulfilled as available product allows. Each Guild Pack will contain the following:

• 5 Gatecrash Boosters
• 1 Guild booster with guild pre-release card
• 1 Guild spin down life counter
• 1 Guild Sticker
• 1 Letter from your Guild leader
• 1 Guild-themed achievement card

Each Event will cost $30.00 per person(all entry fees are non refundable).

Next Posts

Latest News