A new games and comics store is now open in Lafayette
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – A local shop for all things games and comics is now open in Lafayette.
Sanctuary Games and Comics officially opened on October 19 and is located at 1512 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Suite 5, Lafayette.
Owner Daniel Boudreaux told News 10 why he decided to open the store.
“I’ve been involved in the local gaming and comic book scene all my life,” Boudreaux said.
“I met my two best friends at a game store here in Lafayette when we were 14,” he said. “I wanted to create a place where people can come, leave all their problems at the door, have fun and play games.”
“Make those friends that will last a lifetime,” he continued.
Boudreaux also spoke to News 10 about the in-store gatherings that take place Tuesday through Sunday each week.
“Tuesday we are having board game night, we will also be having Super Smash Brothers Malay tournaments on Tuesday nights,” he said. “Wednesday is Warhammer and the new day of comics.”
He also said that on Thursdays they hold Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournaments. Fridays are dedicated to Dungeons & Dragons. On Saturdays, they hold a Digimon tournament and Yu-Gi-Oh! Finally, on Sunday, you can come and play Magic: The Gathing.
Boudreaux also mentioned that food and drink are available for those who come to play.
The full list of great things hosted by Sanctuary Games and Comics can be found on their Facebook.
What you can expect to find in the newly opened store are “board games, card games; like Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, we also have miniature war games,” Boudreaux said. “We have Dungeons & Dragons, the books, the minis, the dice. We also have paint to paint minis and stuff like that.
“When it comes to comics, we have the new single issues every week. We also have graphic novels and manga,” he said.
Boudreaux also mentioned that he streams every day from the store, whether it’s video games, painting, or box openings.
He told News 10 that these feeds can be found on their Facebook, Youtubeand Tic.
Sanctuary Games and Comics is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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