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.

Core Set 2020 PRE-RELEASE

Core Set 2020 is almost here! We're pretty excited for the new Magic: The Gathering set, after seeing those spoilers. Let's welcome it together! Come by our 244 Swanston street store for a pre-release! As with the previous set, we'll be running 2 events : a pre-release tournament and a more casual pre-release party. 🌟 12:00pm - PRE-RELEASE 🌟 Come by at noon for the tournament! The registrations open at 12:00 and the game begins at 12:30 on the dot. The format is sealed - you'll get your pre-release kit, make a fresh deck with crisp new cards, and get ready for battle! As always, there will be promos and boosters, and a special prize for the winner! 🥳 4:30pm - PRE-RELEASE PARTY 🥳 If you'

Game of the week - Dark Souls: The Card Game

Get dark and prepare for death in our new game of the week - Dark Souls: The Card Game In this well-received cooperative card game, players are challenged to adapt their decks to the many encounters and evolve to fight their enemies better. As the game progresses, players will explore their surroundings and face off against more and more monsters, all the while getting closer to the powerful bosses hidden withing the labyrinth of Encounters. Keep in mind - your deck is not only used to attack your foes, it also represents you health. Running low on cards means you are closer to death. You can, however, replenish your deck while resting at the bonfire. Of course, each bonfire has its price, a

Crisis Response Unit to the rescue!

Pandemic : Rapid Response is out now! ✈️💉💊✈️💉💊✈️ This new stand alone title from the popular Pandemic line is a real-time dice game, where you and your elite team of medical specialists race against time to save the world! Take on the role of one of the highly skilled characters, equipped with a range of unique abilities. Challenge yourself with adjustable difficulty levels. Roll the dice, allocate supplies efficiently, and react fast to new disasters! Pandemic : Rapid Response is now available at Mind Games, 145 & 244 Swanston Street.

Last Chance - special price on Core Set 2020

Last chance - preorder Core Set 2020 for only $135! That's right! The spoilers are here, and you know what that means - the blind pre-orders are over! On June 20th, the prices are going up to $145. There's still time! Come by any of our CBD stores and pre-order you booster box today!

Prepare for the Apocalypse!

Games Workshop is planning something BIG coming June 29th! Apocalypse will make its stompy, blood-splattered return to the 41st Millennium. Alongside new rules and accessories, they're releasing a set of colossal bundle boxes to let you put the 'meat' in 'meatgrinder'. These boxes are likely to only be available in a single wave on June 29th, so to make sure we get what people are hankering after we want to hear from you if you're after them so we can order up enough! Unfortunately, we don't have the price available quite yet, though we're assured these are a significant saving off the combined price of the individual contents. Please shoot us a message on Facebook or give us a call at 99237

✨OPEN HOUSE✨ - a FREE Magic event!

FREE Magic: the Gathering events - learn-to-plays, promos, freebies and more! Ever been curious about Magic: The Gathering, but wasn't sure where to start? Want to try out the game for the first time, hone your skills, or simply spend an afternoon playing your favourite TCG? Come by our 244 Swanston Street store for the OPEN HOUSE - a specialised Magic event perfect for introducing new players to the game! We will provide you with an introductory deck and walk you through the game. There will be something for those experienced in Magic, too! Everyone gets a unique promo card just for attending! The event will be held on Saturday, June 29th, from 12pm onward. Come by for a game of Magic!

Core Set 2020 - pre-orders are open!

It's not long before the new set for Magic: the Gathering will be out, and we're opening blind pre-orders. Get yours for only $135 a box, before the card spoilers start! Come by any of our CBD store - 145 & 244 Swanston street - and secure your booster box of Core Set 2020!

Magic at Mind Games!

This Friday - more Commander! We'll run another night of one of the most popular formats in Magic. So come along and show off your favourite EDH deck! Whether you are new to Magic: The gathering or the Commander format, do not fret - we'd happily teach you the game and supply you with a deck for the night. Come by our 244 Swanston street store this Friday! The game starts at 6pm, with registration opening at 5:30pm. As always, there will be promos and boosters on the night. The fee is $5, and includes a booster to go into the prize pile. See you there!

Produce the best brew with our new game of the week - VivaJava: The Coffee Game!

Melbourne is renowned for it's coffee, and it's the perfect weather to make yourself a cuppa and play a strategy game to complete the experience! In VivaJava, players compete in making the perfect blend of beans. You start off by sending out your researchers to collect the precious coffee beans from around the world. Along the way, you will meet your competitors, gathering beans of their own. You must choose - to combine forces and share the beans, or fly solo. In VivaJava, the player that find the perfect balance between solitary research with cooperation amongst their fellow gamers - wins! For a 10% discount on an in-store purchase of thsi game, quote our promocode : LATTE Complexity : 2.5

🌟🌟🌟Our Mega Sale continues!🌟🌟🌟

Get a board game at bargain prices! We've got dozens of games waiting to be taken to loving homes, anything from lighthearted party games and family board games, to historical wargames and heavy euro-style strategies. Additionally, there are plenty of role-playing material and miniatures on sale. Come by our 145 & 244 Swanston street stores and have a browse! Here are some of the games we have on sale at the moment. Take a peak, one of them may be perfect for you! The image gallery representing the mentioned board games can be viewed at the bottom of the page. Meeple War - a mid-weight fantasy strategy for 2-4 players. The little Meeples from the famous board game Carcassonne - re-imagined a

Saga - Age of Magic

With the introduction of its third Universe, Saga 2nd Edition is going fantasy! Age of Magic sees the skirmish game step out of the historical setting and into all things magical. The game introduces new units, including monsters and fantastical war machines, new rules for weapons and equipment, a variety of races and factions to explore, and of course - magic! Saga - Age of Magic offers greater freedom in warband construction than other Saga Universes, with a higher cap of 8 points. Choose one of the 6 archetypal factions, personalise your units, and employ different casters, from sorcerers to druids, to defeat your enemies. 🦄🐉⚔️🦄🐉⚔️ Saga - Age of Magic is now available at Mind Games!

New to Mind Games, The Game of Wolf!

Work as a pack or be a lone wolf in this competitive, social trivia game for 4-12 players! Each turn a player will be given a trivia question to answer and they must chose, go it alone or enlist the help of a pack mate in answering the question. A lone player will get all the points for the right answer to themselves, where as a player with a pack mate will split those points. When is it worth the risk to go solo, when do you really need the help of another player who may already be in the lead? You decide in The Game of Wolf, now available at Mind Games 145 & 244 Swanston St!

Magic at Mind Games!

Come play Commander with us! This Friday, as our regular FNM event we are having a Commander night :D If you are new to the format or you're never player Magic: The Gathering before - do not fret, we'd be happy to teach you and provide a deck for the night. If you'd like to familiarise yourself with the format, follow the link below : https://magic.wizards.com/en/content/commander-format The event is held at our 244 Swanston street store. As always, we start at 6pm, with registration opening at 5:30pm. The fee is $5 and includes a booster pack to go into the prize pool. There will be plenty of promos for everyone, and the top players will receives boosters and prizes :) See you there!

These fascinating, intricate wooden accessories for table-top RPG and card games are now available a

The new collection includes a dice tower, a card holder, a deck box, a game master's screen, and a dice keeper - anything you ever needed for your role-playing session or a card game night! Both beautiful and practical, these mechanical devices are ready for self-assembly and do not require any glue. All these beautiful accessories are now available at Mind Games - 145 & 244 Swanston street store.

Bring ancient giants back to life with our new game of the week - Dinosaur Island!

Bring ancient giants back to life with our new game of the week - Dinosaur Island! This beautifully designed homage to the Jurassic Park series takes you on a scientific adventure of creating your own theme park filled with prehistoric creatures! Research and combine the DNA of extinct species successfully to create your dinosaurs, work on building the most thrilling park, then compete to attract the most visitors and, ehm, keep them alive. Decide what your theme park will be like - build enclosures and exciting rides, invest into different species of dinosaurs, and of course ensure the safety of it all! Because we've all seen the movies, we know how it ends... For a 10% discount on an in-st