Born in Melbourne by board-game addicts, we're a team obsessed with the industry - and it's that passion that makes us great at what we do!
Here at Gameology, we believe there is no better way to bring people closer than to put down the screens and immerse yourselves in a fantastic game together!
Whether you love delving into the precarious world of Dungeons & Dragons or getting lost in the forests of Everdell, we have the largest and broadest selection of board games, trading card
games(TCG's), collectables, novelties and more to satisfy every need.
We believe our amazing gaming community is only continuing to grow and that everyone should feel welcome to join in the fun!
MEET THE TEAM BEHIND THE GAMES
Our Amazing Customers!
Thank you so much to all of our amazing customers. Because of your support we are able to do what we do. Thank you so much for everything!
Honestly, we’re not sure if John is even human. He might be a cyborg. Not only does he manage our accounts and payments, keeping on top of everything, he’s also a tooth fairy (aka dentist)!Given how busy he is, we’re suspicious he might have a secret time machine. When he’s not time travelling to appointments, he’s training for the incredibly intense Ironman Triathlon. (Yep, the cyborg theory stands.)
FAVOURITE BOARD GAME: DEFINITELY NOT SECRET HITLER
A manager of many talents, Bao not only works purchasing, he also takes care of staff wellbeing and makes the executive calls (he's like, always on the phone). He's a real sassmaster behind the scenes but always makes sure staff are safe and stocked up on spicy noodles. Has been known to offer shots of hot sauce.
FAVOURITE GAME - POWER GRID
If you've attended our Brunswick retail store, you've probably met its assistant manager Veronika! While she's usually out on the floor pitching her favourite games or turning up the volume on some sick 80's tunes, she also runs our Magic: The Gathering events and weekly Commander nights. When she's not busy winning Twilight Imperium as the Naaz-Rokha Alliance (a.k.a. Tom & Jerry), you can probably find her at a pop-culture trivia night or binging Jane Austen BBC adaptations.
FAVOURITE GAME - TWILIGHT IMPERIUM
Matthew is the mind behind the newsletters, the website and Gameology's social media platforms (yes, all of them). You might have seen his lovely face on our TikTok, but if you've ever been on literally anything Gameology-related, you've seen the fruits of his labour in the slick graphics and snappy sales posts. He once wore a Charmander onsesie for a Pokemon Video (now that's dedication).
FAVOURITE GAME - AFTERMATH
If you've had the Gameology in-store experience at Clayton South or Brunswick, you have our Retail Manager, Lauren, to thank for keeping it all running smoothly! When she's not flying between stores working her manager magic, she's scouting the best brunch spots in Melbourne or watching ancient history documentaries. Her weakness? She can't pass up a game with pretty artwork and wooden pieces.
FAVOURITE GAME - EVERDELL
As part of our procurement team, Amanda is always on the hunt for new games to bring to Gameology! You know she’s in the office when you can hear her nails flying across her ergonomic keyboard, checking product ETAs or researching the latest Kickstarter campaign. When she's not contacting suppliers or filming videos for our TikTok, you might find her reading fanfiction or rambling about her favourite Dominion expansions.
FAVOURITE GAME - DOMINION
Managing thousands of square metres of board games, TCG, sleeves and accessories isn’t easy, but Shaun does it all with a smile on his face.
Keeping track of stock levels, overseeing all the products that enter or leave these grand roller doors, the warehouse is Shaun’s domain over which he rules.
In his spare time you can find him at the footy or admiring his collection of dragons.
FAVOURITE GAME - SMASH UP
With her sparkling positivity and upbeat personality, Michelle fills our Clayton South retail store with fun and laughter. In between running stocktakes and managing orders, she's always keen to hear about your new TCG recommendations or chat about deckbuilders. While she (of course) spends most of her spare time playing board games, she also enjoys cooking, crocheting (badly), and creating teams on Pokemon Showdown.
FAVOURITE GAME - STAR REALMS
Like some kind of cardboard Poseidon, Eli makes our dispatch waves, sorting orders to be picked and packed. While his job handles dozens of little things, from parcels to labels to packing slips, he always enjoys the satisfying feeling of ticking each task off. A gaming all-rounder, he loves both video games and board games, DMs for his D&D group and even dabbles in multiple TCGs! Has self-proclaimed great calf muscles.
FAVOURITE GAME - RADLANDS
As our resident MTG wizard, Chris runs our MTG Nights at Clayton South and is our go-to guy for anything Magic related. Once you get him talking, he'll be more than happy to chat about his janky commanders or share his thoughts on the latest set. He's also a member of our Support Squad so you may have heard his lovely voice on the phone or over email! On the weekends, if he's not playing Magic with his mates, you might find him cooking pork ribs on his smoker.
FAVOURITE GAME - MAGIC THE GATHERING
When shiny new stock comes rolling into our warehouse, it usually lands on Aaron's desk before getting stocked into its new home. He loves being the first to get his hands on all the awesome new games—and chat about them with all the other passionate gamers here! While he often spends his spare time playing Star Wars Legion with his fiance and son or travelling the world with them, he also has deep love of role-playing games and has been a DM/GM for over 20 years.
FAVOURITE GAME - STAR WARS...everything (LEGION, X-WING, REBELLION, ARMADA, you name it!)
When he's not staring out the office window at the beautiful Princes Hwy, Andrew is part of our Support Squad, answering your calls and emails! At work, he likes to populate his desk with Pop Vinyls (because once you pop, you never stop) and discuss anime. He is easily swayed into buying products that colleagues mention with little to no effort on their part (including TCGs he does not play). Drank hot chocolate for the first time in 2022.
FAVOURITE GAME - ENDEAVOUR AGE OF SAIL
We have the largest and broadest selection of games in Australia that meet almost every want and need! Want a game we don’t currently stock? Get in touch and let us know! Some of our best-sellers have originated from our community recommendations!
Our quick turn-around period is second to none! We dispatch all orders containing in-stock items the next day, so can spend less time waiting and more time gaming!
We work hard to keep our finger on the pulse of new and exciting releases and to foster amazing relationships with publishers and our trusted suppliers, all to help deliver the best games possible to our devoted customers. We have brand new games arriving every week!
Speaking of hot new releases, we back tonnes of Kickstarter’s to keep things exciting; giving our customers access to the biggest new games with even MORE exclusive extra’s! No need to risk it for the biscuit yourself – we make it easy for you!