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Jason Brandon, longtime customer of the store and lead writer on the Curse of Bloodstone Isle setting for D&D 5th ed., stopped by the store during Homecoming.

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Email from one of our mail order customers: "I want you to know that I'm enjoying doing bussniess with you for your honesty and intergery. Will do more bussiness
in the future"

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One of the classic sourcebooks for AD&D 2nd edtion, this is the first printing of The Complete Wizards Handbook, as show by the leatherlike cover. Subsequent printings had a slick glossy cover.

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Module with the store stamp from The Dragon's Lair, a game shop that operated in Mt. Vernon IL during the mid to late 1980s.

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a year ago
Amazing comic and board game store. They have old games, new games, D&D, miniatures, paint and accessories, Magic the card game, Pokimon, old and new comics, collectables and more. Staff is super friendly. Been around for a very long time. Has free boardgame library you can play in house or rent for a week. Daily game sessions from MTG, Pokimon, Warhammer, Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinfer and more. Did I mention all the dice? So many dice. Buy and sell collectable cards and comics. Fun to browse.
4 months ago
Great selection of everything you want. Hobbies of all kinds. Games of all kinds to be found here. Great selection of new and old comics if that's what you're into. It's a "must stop in to see what's new" kind of place. The store owner says "We have nothing you need, but everything you want." He's right.
- Making Z
3 months ago
Castle Perilous is a wonderful store here in Carbondale! I always looking forward to making a trip here when I come back for school, they have a great selection of DnD books as well as figurines and paints! I've bought a majority of my books here and I hope to continue doing so both in person and online. The staff here are always nice and the inside of the store has a chill, cozy feeling to it
- Gabrielle S

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  • (800) 297-2160


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207 West Main Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sun:12:00 – 6:00 PM
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