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.

Cards Against Kris Kringles

December is beginning to show it's ugly head as November bids us a sweet goodbye, and holiday-period stress levels are starting to creep up on us in December's shadow! How many people do you need to prepare family dinner for? Who are you spending New Year's Eve with? What present are you going to get your kids/nieces/nephews/cats so they don't resent you for not loving them enough deep into their adult lives? And of course, on top of it all, what do you get your Kris Kringle that's both close enough to the strangely strict budget and is generically enjoyable enough that it isn't blaringly obvious that you've only spoken to them twice?? You may be shocked to hear that here at Mind Games Melb


It's that time of the year again, and the many board and cards games, role-playing rulebooks, puzzles, dice sets and miniatures at Mind Games are getting ready for the Black Friday sale! Come by our 145 & 244 Swanston street stores in the CBD for a browse, and get the best bargain for the games you like! Please see the items on sale HERE (or scroll down for the full list). The sale lasts from Friday 29th of November until Monday 2nd of December. List of items included in the sale: BOARD GAMES Pandemic 10th Anniversary Edition – was $160, now $105 Architects of the West Kingdom – was $79, now $64 Raiders of the North Sea – was $80, now $64 Tiny Epic series – 20% off marked prices Tapestr

A Game For Anyone?

“It’s Christmas and I have to get Gary a gift, damn it! This is going to be so hard, I don’t really know Gary. He likes playing party games, I think. I swear he was there when we played Funemployed that one time. I am not really sure if he gets invited to many parties though. I guess a game is a good idea. I don’t think he has played many games so it can’t be too complicated. He seems pretty smart though so I don’t want to get his something too simple. I really have no idea what sort of people he has in his life, so it would be good if he can play with children as well as adults. What do I get him?” You complain loudly, after your worst office Kris Kringle fears come true. Luckily, Kingdomin

Introduce your friends and family to the joys of table-top role-playing this festive season!

Get your loved ones to partake in your favourite hobby - it's never been easier! 🎁✨ Today, RPG world is at its richest - hundreds of titles with a variety of systems and any setting imaginable, as well as countless accessories to help you bring your unique adventure to life. Starter sets from some of the biggest, most streamlined and popular systems, like Dungeons and Dragons or Call of Cthulhu, could be a great gift and serve as gateway into this wonderful hobby! Are your friends already well-acquainted with table-top RPGs? Why not get them something to embellish their gaming experience - a fresh title from their favourite system, a new lovely set of dice, a practical spellcard container,

💥 Marvel: Crisis Protocol - out now! 💥

The newest miniatures game is here and hitting the shelves at Mind Games! Assemble your own Marvel dream-team of heroes (or villains), pit the forces of good and evil on an interactive battlefield where the terrain can be used as a weapon. Super-powered showdown awaits! The core set of Marvel: Crisis Protocol, as well as character expansions and accessories are available at Mind Games 145 & 244 Swanston street.

More Christmas Gift Ideas!

Thinking about what do get for that Kris Kringle? Need ideas for inexpensive but fun gifts? We’ve got you covered! Pass by our 145 & 244 Swanston street stores and have a browse in our puzzles and novelties section! We’ve got a lovely collection of crystal puzzles - anything from animals and cartoon characters to artwork reproductions and historical artefacts. Each 3-dimensional puzzle is comprised of anywhere between 30 and 100 pieces, varies in complexity, and after being constructed acts as a lovely decoration and memento. Check out our Nanoblocks selection! There’s something for everyone - monuments and famous sights, adorable animals and mythical beasts, Pokemon and Dragon Ball Z charac

Cyberpunk RED hits the shelves!

If you've been wondering about the world of Cyberpunk table-top RPG, trying to get your hands on the much-coveted Cyberpunk 2020 edition, or just heard of it in the wake of the upcoming video game - this is a product to satisfy your curiosity! "The 4th Corporate War’s over and the big dogs have retreated to their corners to lick their wounds. That leaves everyone else to fend for themselves in a shattered world. And that’s just fine. ‘Cause you’ve got interface plugs in your wrists, metal in your limbs, and chips in your skull. You’re wired in, loaded with chrome, and ready to take it to the Edge. There’s a world full of opportunities out there. Maybe this time you can do more than save your

Christmas gift idea - Classic board game titles

It’s that time of the year again, the days are getting longer and warmer, and there’s a certain festive je ne sais quoi in the air… along with a cubic tonne of pollen that is. Time to think about what Christmas presents you’ll have in store for your family, friends and co-workers. Here’s where the Mind Games team is happy to lend you a hand! We’re starting our series of posts dedicated to exploring the many wonderful and fun gifting ideas from the world of board games, puzzles and toys. This week, let’s take a look at the good ol’ classic board games, staples of their genre, tried and trialled by time and still going strong. These could become someone’s gateway into the wondrous hobby of bo