Raven Forge Games

Sanford's Friendly Local Game Store

We are pleased to announce that as of September 1st, 2023 we are Wizards Play Network (WPN) Premium!  This prestigious designation has only been given to 11 other stores in North Carolina. According to Wizards of the Coast, Raven Forge Games is officially one of the best Wizards Play Network stores in the world. We’d like to thank our staff for all their hard work and to our customers who have supported us while we’ve grown.

What does WPN Premium mean? Premium stores get the same benefits as all WPN members, plus exclusive events, priority and recognition in the Store and Event Locator, upgraded promo materials, MTG Arena codes for exclusive content, etc. Less than five percent of stores qualify for premium status.

Raven Forge Games is your premier destination for Fun and Community!  We work diligently every day to make sure you have the best experience possible.  We offer the following products in our store.

Collectable Card Games

Magic: The Gathering

Magic: The Gathering is on full display in our store!  Our in-house experts can help with product selection, deck help, or rules.  We are WPN Premium, so watch out for exclusive events!

We offer sealed products, singles, and events.


Gotta Catch 'em All!  We love Pokemon in our store and our staff  is ready to support either your collecting or playing needs.  Join our free weekly league or check out one of our monthly competitive events!

We offer sealed products, singles, and events.


Yu-Gi-Oh! is the world's most popular trading card game, and we've got you covered.  It's time to duel!

We offer sealed products, singles, and events.


Lorcana is the hottest new card game on the market!  Join Mickey and the whole Disney gang in this fantastic, easy to learn game.  Join us for our free weekly league or check out one of our monthly competitive events!

We offer sealed products, singles, and events.  

Other Collectale Card Games

We also have One Piece, Digimon, Flesh and Blood and Dice Masters available.  We continue to work on expanding into offering singles for these games in the future.

We offer sealed products and events for these games.

CCG Accessories

Need sleeves, playmats, deck boxes, or binders?  We've got it.  Everything you need to protect and store your valuable cards all in one spot.  We primarily carry Dragon Shield, Gamegenic, and Ultra Pro products.

Role Playing Games

Dungeons and Dragons

Lots of Dungeons & Dragons 5e to satisfy the most diehard fans.  We carry starter kits, manuals, maps, accessories, and minis to help boost your gaming experience.

Join us for our Weekly Adventurer's League!


We have a decent sized Pathfinder selection that continues to grow.  Starter kits, manuals, and accessories will help get you going on the D&D spinoff that many believe is the best RPG system out there.

Other Role Playing Games

We carry a varity of other RPG's such as Fallout RPG, Absolute Power, Dark Souls, The One Ring, and Animal Adventures; with new added titles all the time.  We host various learn to play events so check out our event schedule!


Dice galore!  We have tons of dice ranging from inexpensive plastic sets, all the way up to beautiful 11-piece metal sets that will have your playgroup jealous.  Come in and try a test roll and find the set that fits you.


We also carry a large selection of Reaper Miniatures, Epic Encounters, and pawns to help boost gaming experience.  If we don't have the mini you're looking for we can order it for you!


If you need a map for your campaign we have plenty of products.  We have numerous blank options for you to create your own, as well as complete maps to build around.

Miniatures Games

Warhammer: 40,000

We carry a decent selection of Warhammer 40K in the store.  If we don't carry the model, we can easily order it for you!  Join our community in playing games on our 6x4 table throughout the week.

Warhammer: Age of Sigmar

Age of Sigmar has started to gain traction in the store.  We carry a variety of models to get you started and can help build your army.  Our community grows and more customers are ready to play!

Blood Bowl

We have one of the strongest Blood Bowl communities in the state!  Our Sunday League will have you wanting to come back every week to play.  We carry every official product from Games Workshop, so you'll always have the models you need.

Kill Team

Kill Team is played during the Blood Bowl League off seasons.  The smaller skirmish version of Warhammer 40K is faster, easier, and cheaper - the perfect introduction to the Warhammer universe.

Star Wars Legion

With an easier rules systems, faster games, and lower cost, Legion has become a contender to Warhammer.  We carry a variety of products to get you into the action right away.  New items are released all the time and is a fan favorite.


We make sure to carry all the newest releases of Heroclix.  The randomized pack aspect of the game makes for exciting openings and unique game experiences.  Heroclix most popular lines are Marvel and DC branded minis.

Other Miniatures Games

We carry a small selection of Marvel Crisis Protocol, Star Wars: X-Wing, Armada, D&D Onslaught, and Street Fighter the Miniatures Game.  We can order any items you need for these games, and are always looking to expand our groups.

Mini Accessories

Need supplies to build and paint your miniatures?  We've got Citadel brand paints, brushes, glues, and tools.  We carry a selection of other items from Army Painter, GF9, and Reaper .

We also have Battle Foam cases to help protect and transport your armies.

Board Games

Board Games

We carry a huge selection of board games from popular publishers like Days of Wonder, Z-Man Games, Fantasy Flight Games, and many more!  New games added every week.

We have games for all ages an difficulties, including easy to learn/easy to play, party games, 2 player games, kids games, cooperative games, legacy games, and many more.

Join us for our weekly board game demos or try one of games from our library before you buy!

Other Items

Stuffed Animals

We carry Squishable brand stuffed animals in a variety of styles.  From Fantasy themed cuties, to undercover animals, and farm friends - we've got something for everyone.  Seasonal items added throughout the year.

Private Rooms

Looking for a place to host a D&D game or private board game?  Book a private room at our store to have a comfortable neutral place to meet and play your favorite games.

Calendar of Events

The calendar below is our "Standard" format of events.  For more up to date weekly events visit our Facebook or Discord!