Mind Games - Established in 1977 and based in the heart of Melbourne's CBD, Mind Games is one of the biggest games shops in Australia. We have a wide range of board games, puzzles, role-playing and miniature games and supplies.


Here at Mind Games we've got several dozen games waiting to be re-homed! Discounted beyond belief and boasting favourable online ratings, these board games and eager to find a loving home. We only have a single copy of each of these gems! The list of titles includes but isn't limited to: Dropzone Commander Darkrock Ventures BattleLore (2nd ed.) Project Z: The Zombie Miniatures Game Vivarium The Guardians: Explore .... and many more! Come by our 145 Swanston street store while the sale lasts!

Introducing Sub Terra - now available at Mind Games!

Can you escape before the light goes out? This award-winning cooperative game takes players to an underground network of caves. You are amateur cave explorers that got themselves a little too deep into the subterranean labyrinth. It is up to you and your friends to find the way out before your lights go off and the mysterious creatures of the dark catch up to you! In Sub Terra, players assume the roles of the explorers, each equipped with their unique abilities that will help the group in their escape. Every turn, players draft tiles from a randomised pile; will it be a dead end, a lethal drop or a narrow tunnel leading to new options and, hopefully, safe escape? At the end of each turn, a h

Warfare and Zombies - in our new game of the week!

You know what goes well together in the context of a board game? World War II and Zombies! Challenge yourself with battle tactics and fight off the hordes of the Undead in our new game of the week - Axis & Allies & Zombies! It is 1941, and the world is divided by a massive conflict. The players are commanding the forces of either the Axis or the Allies, locked in a lethal power-struggle. And then.. Zombies show up. As war goes on, more casualties mean more fresh corpses for the armies of the undead - as you battle one foe, the other gets stronger. With your human enemies pushing from one side, and the ravenous flesh-eaters from another, each commander should make important decisions. What wi

More Vallejo Paints!

To all miniature painters - we've got a full rack of Vallejo paints from the Mecha Colour range, Washes and an amazing variety of basing products and pigments! Everything you need to make that scenery you're working on look perfect, and take your miniature painting a step further! Come by our 244 Swanston street store for a browse!

Harry Potter Miniature Adventure Game - now available at Mind Games!

Wizarding World fans, the wait is over - the much awaited miniature game is finally on our shelves! This brand new board game by Knight Models allows us to immerse ourselves in our favourite fantasy world like never before In Harry Potter Miniature Adventure Game, players take control of a group of witches and wizards, each represented by a finely sculpted resin miniatures made in collaboration with Warner Bros. to look as close as possible to their live-action film counterparts. Each 35mm miniature is produced in high quality resin, making it ideal for collectors, painters and gamers alike. *miniatures come un-painted During the game, players have complete freedom of forming their own dream

Represent your Guild at the Ravnica Weekend!

Show some love for your Guild this Saturday - come to our weekend event celebrating all things Ravnica! RSVP on our Facebook event page and secure your spot! There will be a game of Sealed using the pre-release kits, and a Guild Kit bash - let's see which guild wins the day! Awesome prizes, new promos and free boosters await! Where : 244 Swanston street store When : Saturday, February 16th What : Game of Sealed (12pm, $35) Guild Kit Battles (5pm, $30) See you there!

Embark on an interstellar adventure with our new game of the week - Gen7: A Crossroads Game.

A grandiose space mission, a terrible mystery, the fate of the human race. How's that for a premise? In Gen7, players find themselves on a massive vessel travelling across the vastness of space. The voyage will take 13 generations to reach the final destination - a new home for all humanity. For 6 generations, everything was going according to plan, but then.. The commanders of the mission are about to uncover something dreadful. In the tradition of the award-winning Dead of Winter, Gen7: A Crossroads Game is a narrative-driven game with a multitude of possibilities and great replayability. Every player's decision counts! For a 10% off an in-store purchase of this game, quote our password :


Represent you guild in our Guild Kit battles, and celebrate the newest MTG set with us as we play a game of Sealed using Ravnica Allegiance boosters. Come down to our 244 Swanston Street store on Saturday, February 16th to participate! Get your hands on some new cool promos - a full-art foil and some beautiful lands each representing a Ravnican guild, win prizes and boosters, and receive a unique D&D adventure - "A Zib for your Thoughts" Here's what's gonna happen: 12:00pm - We are going to run a game of Sealed using the Ravnica Allegiance pre-release kits. Yes, we still have some! If you've missed out during the pre-release, or just want to get another one - here's your chance! Swing by a b

Get your Regency on!

Good Society - the Jane Austen inspired collaborative role-playing game - is now available at Mind Games! Good Society successfully made its Melbourne debut at ArcanaCon earlier this year, winning the hearts of many Role-players and Jane Austen fans alike. A wholesome tone, a depth of strategy, and an interesting theme - what's not to love? No dice - just rich narrative! Good Society offers everything you need to live your Regency fantasy! A big shout-out to Storybrewers Roleplaying for creating this heartfelt gem of a game! The core rulebook and the base card deck are now available at Mind Games - 145 & 244 Swanston street stores.

Great Western Trail: Rails to the North

The much-awaited expansion for high-ranking strategy game Great Western Trail is finally on our shelves! Try out the new railway system, venture to new locations and watch your business grow! To quickly re-cap, in Great Western Trail players found themselves in the 1800's United States, where they competed in cow herding business, venturing between Texas and Kansas City, and employing workers and constructing buildings along the way. Great Western Trail: Rails to the North expansion introduces territories of the northeastern United States, with railroad stops at Chicago, Detroit, and New York City, amongst other cities. The herding business is more difficult to conduct, and players will have

Fight off Zombie Apocalypse in Resident Evil 2 : The Board Game!

The newest Zombie cooperative game is out! Relive the thrilling journey of the cult horror video games, complete with familiar characters and scenarios. Survive encounters with zombie monsters, uncover mysteries behind the infamous Umbrella corporation, and escape Raccoon city before things go too far South! Available now at Mind Games - 145 & 244 Swanston Street.

Gaia Project - our new game of the week!

Discover and colonise planets in the vastness of Space and propel your civilisation into a bright future with our new game of the week - Gaia Project! On par with its predecessor - the much-loved strategy Terra Mystica - Gaia Project has 14 factions living on 7 different planets. The factions are initially bound to their homeland planets, so in order to grow and advance they need to colonise new lands. Each player competes for planets, terraforming them for their civilisation to thrive. In addition, players must advance their factions in six different areas of development — Terraforming, Navigation, Artificial Intelligence, Gaiaforming, Economy, Research. These provide special skills and bon