The Board Gamer Gift Guide
Gifts for the Avid Tabletop Gamer
Buying for someone who already considers Tabletop Games one of the best forms of entertainment and has a collection to match their enthusiasm? If you know what games they already have on hand, a highly regarded board game will always be an exciting gift! If you can't get a peak at the games they already own, a great option is to grab them some accessories to enhance their gaming experience!
Board Game Bags are the perfect way for Tabletop Gamers to securely transport their games. We have all have all sizes and styles to suit! Our Small Board Game Bag comfortably carries 2 standard size games, our Board Game Backpack holds up to 6 'Ticket to Ride' box-sized games and small games and accessories up top and our Messenger Style Bag is 52cm wide x 30.5cm high x 30.5cm deep.
Board Game accessories are a safe and much appreciated option if you're not confident about what their collection already consists of. Board Game inserts will keep their favourite games looking snazzy and well-organised, game after game! Dice bags are perfect for the Dungeons & Dragons or Pathfinder gamer. A Dice Tower stops dice from rolling off the table or knowing over board pieces and Box Bands help keep games securely shut during transport!
Wingspan is a much-loved, competitive bird-collection, engine-building game for 1–5 players.It is a MUST for any board game collection. It also has two expansions (Oceania and European) which would be the perfect gift for the gamer who already owns the base game!Root is a game of adventure and war in which 2 to 4 players battle for control of a vast wilderness! It has several expansions available, so no matter how many games they have, they're sure to be missing at least one of the Root expansions!
In the standard Pandemic game, several virulent diseases have broken out simultaneously all over the world! The players are disease-fighting specialists whose mission is to treat disease hotspots while researching cures for each of four plagues before they get out of hand.
Board Games are an often overlooked gift option for children, but with options for all ages, they can end up being one the longest lasting, educational and memory-making forms of entertainment for them!
Recommended for ages 8 and over, Hey, That’s My Fish! is an engaging, award-winning board game of strategic fish hunting, in which 2–4 players control determined penguins hungry for their next meal on a bustling Antarctic ice floe.
Recommended for ages 6 and over, Guess Who is the guessing game you know and love, with more choices than ever! Narrow down your guesses with yes or no questions like, "Do you have brown eyes?" or "Are you wearing a hat?" Once you have the answer, make your guess
Recommended for ages 4 and over Buckaroo is the saddle stacking game with a moody mule! Kick up some fun, and load up the moody mule for your gold mining trip, but watch out -- he may buck at any second with no warning! Gently saddle him up and load on your gear.
Recommended for ages 4 and over (although, from personal experience, 2 year olds as well!), Hungry Hungry Hippos is a bit of chaotic fun that everyone can get involved in! Be ready to join in the feeding frenzy when you release all the marbles onto the game base, because all the hippos will be chomping and your hippo will need to move fast! If he chomps the golden marble, you win!
Peaceable Kingdom are known for their award-winning, engaging and educational games aimed at 3 years and over!
Games for Teens
Catan is the winner of the "Game of the Century" award, which should really tell you everything you need to know! This is a must-have for any budding Tabletop gamer.
In Klask, players must use the magnetic handles under the board to control their playing pieces on top of the board. The object of the game is to hit the ball into your opponent's goal without attracting the white mini magnets or landing your playing piece in your own hole! You'll need fast hands and quick thinking if you want to win this game
The perfect edition of Monopoly for fans of The Mandalorian!
- INSPIRED BY THE TV SERIES: This Monopoly: Star Wars The Mandalorian edition board game is inspired by The Mandalorian live-action TV series on Disney Plus
- MONOPOLY TOKENS: The Mandalorian fans can play as a favorite character from the series: The Mandalorian, Cara Dune, IG-11, or Kuiil. Each character has a special ability depicted on their Character card
- THE CHILD: When a player passes or lands on The Child's space, (the character who fans call ‘Baby Yoda’) they take the Child token and can use their character's ability plus The Child's unique ability
- BATTLE IMPERIAL ENEMIES: Includes an Incinerator Stormtrooper, Death Trooper, and Moff Gideon enemy tokens that can change gameplay and lead to battles. If an Imperial enemy gets The Child, the game is over
- BUY HIDEOUTS: Buy hideouts and earn Imperial credits by charging rent
Perfect for the Tabletop Gamer who is beginning to venture into the world of more 'time intensive' board games. Gloomhaven Jaws of the Lion is a fully stand alone and cooperative campaign game of tactical combat set in the same unique fantasy world as its predecessor. Players will assume the roles of 4 new hardened mercenaries and work together to fight through a new prequel campaign full of choices, challenges, and twists.
The perfect game to get World of Warcraft fans off the computer, and into Board Games! Small World of Warcraft is set on the fantasy world of Azeroth, where the races of the Alliance and the Horde — including Orcs, Dwarves, Trolls, and Worgen — clash in a world-consuming conflict. In the game, players choose combinations of special powers and races from the Warcraft universe, such as Portal Mage Pandarens or Herbalist Goblins, and vie for control of Azeroth.
Games for the Whole Family
Not only is Codenames a super fun game for all ages to enjoy, but with editions like Harry Potter, Disney, Marvel and The Simpsons you're sure to find the perfect fit for your family!
In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. And everyone wants to avoid the assassin.
Buy your favourite cats such as the Tonkinese, the Ragdoll, the Abyssinian, the Sphinx or the Maine Coon. Land on Catnip and collect everything in the centre of the board. Collect Litter Boxes and trade them in for Fish Bones. You may have to pay dog tax to get past the neighbourhood bully, a spike collared bulldog, or worst of all, you may fall in the water and be out for three turns.
Take family game night to the next level. Beat The Parents brings kids and parents together for a head-to-head fun-filled family trivia game. Adults answer questions about kids’ stuff, and the kids answer questions their parents should really know. Be careful of landing on wild cards, they can send you flying forward or a long ways back. The first team to get both mover pieces across the board wins. Make family game night one you and your kids will never forget with Beat The Parents.
Whodunnit? Everyone in the room looked shady. Check out these fun twists on the classic mystery game! Are your family members fans of Rick and Morty? Harry Potter? Or maybe they're into the macabre and would get a thrill out of the Dracula edition!
Suitable for ages 3 and over, this is the perfect game for families with kids of all ages! Qwirkle is as simple as matching colours and shapes, but this game also requires tactical maneuvers and well-planned strategy.Earn points by building rows and columns of blocks that share a common shape or colour. Look for opportunities to score big by placing a tile that touches multiple pieces with matching attributes. The player with the most points wins! 108 wooden blocks.
Cards Against Humanity game is a party game for horrible people. Each round, one player asks a question from a Black Card, and everyone else answers with their funniest White Card.
Think you've got what it takes to out-meme your friends IRL? Compete to create the funniest meme by pairing Caption Cards with the Photo Card in play. A rotating judge picks the best combination each round. Play until you're hungry, at which point stop playing and order a pizza.
How long can you last without dropping the ball? Inspired by the Friends episode, “The One with the Ball,” players compete against friends and family to see how long they can last through five ball-tossing, ball-balancing, ball-challenging rounds! With 50 challenges – and the ball! – the game builds momentum until you’re incorporating multiple challenges into your throws like, “Occupation? Dinosaur,” “You Ate My Sandwich,” and “Monica, Monica, Have a Happy Hanukkah.”
Hot Seat is the adult party game that's all about you.
What's your spirit animal? What's your safe word? What do you refuse to do unless you're drunk? Even more importantly – what do your friends think? Find out who thinks your spirit animal is a drunk alpaca… and who thinks it's an accountant. Are you ready for a round of Hot Seat?
Christmas Shipping Cutoff Dates
Make sure you place your order by these dates for your Christmas purchases!
Final day for ordering in stock products:
10 December - Northern Territory, Tasmania and Victoria
11 December - South Australia and Western Australia
14 December - Queensland
15 December - Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales
Orders placed after these dates are unlikely to arrive in time for Christmas