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.

Magic at Mind Games!

Friday Night Magic crew, assemble! This week, we are playing Commander. Whether you are an experienced player or new to this format, all are welcomed! Bring your favourite 100-card Commander deck, or borrow one from us on the night if you don't have one yet. As always, there will be promos and boosters on the night. The registration opens at 5:30pm, and the game starts at 6pm. The fee is $5 and includes a booster to go into the prize pool. See you there!

Cruel Seas - latest series from Warlord Games

In Cruel Seas, you are in control of the naval crew and its small fleet, battling both the unpredictable waters and the ruthless enemy hidden in the waves. Cruel Seas is set in WWII, and while other games focus on massive battleships and carriers, Cruel Seas offers a completely different take on naval warfare with its flotillas of smaller vessels, bringing manoeuvrability and fast-paced action to the table. Whether the battle takes you to British coastline, Mediterranean Sea, or the Pacific, Cruel Seas is sure to offer plenty of exciting action! Check out some of the available set in the slideshow below.

MODERN HORIZONS - pre-orders are open!

Pre-order your booster box of Modern Horizons with us for just $240! The first set design to skip Standard and jump straight into Modern - what wonders are awaiting us amidst the 254 cards? With only 2 cards revealed thus far, the set already looks promising. The set is perfectly built for Modern, catering to favourite strategies and opening options for new ones. Change is on the horizon!

Build the city of Gloomhaven is or new game of the week!

“In the age after the Demon War, the continent enjoys a period of prosperity. It is decided that a new city will be built on the eastern shores—a hub of trade and a symbol of many races working in harmony. Each race brings their own specialty to the city, and each race holds a desire for influence over the city by contributing the most to its construction.” Founders of Gloomhaven is a prequel to the illustrious board game sensation - Gloomhaven. In this competitive tile-placement game, players control one of the fantastical races working towards building the city and gaining more influence over it. Each player starts by controlling one or two of the eight basic commodities used to build the

ZOMBIE KIDZ Evolution - the first Legacy game for kids!

Looking for something fun and new for the family to enjoy? Want to introduce your children to Legacy-style board games? In ZOMBIE KIDZ Evolution, the Zombie apocalypse starts right in the middle of recess, and a group of kids is trapped in the school with the Undead drifting through the hallways and gnawing on the janitor. It is on our young heroes to eliminate the threat! However, they must keep the zombie reserve full - if a zombie must enter the school but none are available, then the school has been overrun and the players lose. To win, the players must lock all 4 entries and secure the premises. The game evolves as it progresses - zombies mutate and heroes unlock new powers! Furthermore

Be there when it ends!

Do you like plot twists, planeswalkers, and epic battles? We do too! War of the Spark is nearing, and the final showdown between the Gatewatch and Nicol Bolas is about to unfold. The new Magic: The Gathering set promises to be epic, full of drama, and of course a whole lot of planeswalkers! What's not to love! We're opening blind pre-orders for War of the Spark booster boxes! Order before April 5th and get your booster box together with a promo card for a very special price - only $135!

Wingspan is in!

Attention all bird watchers! Wingspan has been spotted at Mind Games at 145 & 244 Swanston street. Wingspan is the latest release from Stonemaier. In this competitive game you are bird enthusiasts, researchers, bird watchers, ornithologists and collectors seeking to discover and attract the best birds to your aviary. Each bird extends a chain of powerful combinations in one of your habitats (actions). These habitats focus on several key aspects of growth. -Gain food tokens via custom dice in a birdfeeder dice tower -Lay eggs using egg miniatures in a variety of colours -Draw from hundreds of unique bird cards and play them Players: 1-5 Ages: 10+ Playtime: 40 minutes - 70 minutes

Saboteur: The Lost Mines - available at Mind Games!

This newly released title takes its inspiration from the popular Saboteur card game series and re-invents it as a board game experience. In Saboteur: The Lost Mines, players are divided into two clans, each containing loyal dwarves, selfish dwarves, and saboteurs that are secretly working for the opposite clan. The board game offers more variety of treasures, more sabotage options, and no player elimination during the game! Saboteur: The Lost Mines is now available at both 145 & 244 Swanston streets stores.

Travel back to the start of human civilisation with our new game of the week - Epoch: Early Inventor

In Epoch: Early Inventors, you take the role of a clan chieftain, exploring the lands, discovering new technologies and appeasing the Gods at the sites of worship. Advance your civilisation, gain influence and accumulate status.This strategy game is very thematic and strives to be as realistic as possible. Each turn, players choose between doing 1 action, developing 1 card, or performing 1 worship. Each step, like exploring the area or building tools, needs food supplies and different raw materials - this way, you need to plan ahead and strategise what you are going to do and what you need to do first to achieve your goals. You know, a classic Euro-style game ;) Embark on an civilisation-bui

Halli Galli is here!

Halli Galli Fruit Punch - now available at Mind Games! 🍓🍋🍏🍌 Just like the original Halli Galli, Fruit Punch offers a fast-paced, suspense-filled game. Players flip cards depicting one of four kinds of fruit in groups of 1 to 5. Once 5 of the same fruit is revealed, the first player to bop the banana squeak-toy scores! This simple, fun game has become one of the most popular party games, with over 11 million copies sold worldwide! 🍌🍏🍋🍓 Get your copy of Halli Galli Fruit Punch today at Mind Games - 145 & 244 Swanston street.

We have good news in store for RPG fans!

A huge shipment of hard to come-by RPG titles is on its way to us right now and should be with us around the end of March including award winning supplements and over thirty (yep, no typo) new core books! Simple or intricate, quick or epic, gritty and challenging or serene and uplifting. Regardless of whether you've just picked up the dice for your first few games of D&D or you've been gaming for decades, we're aiming to have something here to blow your mind :) While we've yet to finalise everything, I thought it might be a good chance to give you a preview of what's incoming, so below is a gallery of some of the new products on their way. Bear in mind that for the majority of these products