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James Davis
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I have been there a few times but the place has left a bad after taste. I found the staff werent friendly i got completely ignored by them one time, while they were chatting between themselves. The prices are very high, which as you would all know they are high enough in australia anyway. The range is very limited, i havent asked about if they can order things for me due to the overpriced aspect.


What does everyone think of the one and only games shop in canberra?



ps. To stop confusion, i am from canberra but currently in germany. I will be returning some day and hopefully i can meet a few fellow canberran gamers and start a game group. so pm me if your interested.
 
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Tyrone Busuttil
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Hi James,

I also used to live in Canberra for about 18 months. I moved back to Melbourne about 6 months ago. I found the service to be fine but the prices were steep. This may change now that logical choice is being rebadged as a mind games stor. hopefully this will bring prices into line a little me hopes. I am going to head up to canberra this weekend for cancon.

Cheers Ty
 
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James Davis
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im planning when i come back to australia to open a games/cd shop in canberra. so watch for it!
 
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Tyrone Busuttil
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I definitely think there is a niche there but it all depends where you situate the business i think. Logical choice was always well attended but the prices were pretty harsh on your average joe.
 
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A Swenson
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Now Mind Games, the range is heaps better.
 
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James Davis
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Aeek wrote:
Now Mind Games, the range is heaps better.


How are the prices?
 
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Peter Giles
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I have been living in Canberra for about 3.5 years now and Logical Choice has been my FLGS for that whole time. The prices were pretty steep and from time to time I have done better on ebay or MilSims in Melbourne but the guys there have always been ready to talk about games and have always encourage groups to play in the games room upstairs.

I have to say that now that they have become a mind games franchise the stock levels have quadrupled and the prices are more like what you can get from stores in melbourne or sydney.

They are local and seem to care so I support them.
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TheNakedPirate wrote:
I have been living in Canberra for about 3.5 years now and Logical Choice has been my FLGS for that whole time. The prices were pretty steep and from time to time I have done better on ebay or MilSims in Melbourne but the guys there have always been ready to talk about games and have always encourage groups to play in the games room upstairs.

I have to say that now that they have become a mind games franchise the stock levels have quadrupled and the prices are more like what you can get from stores in melbourne or sydney.

They are local and seem to care so I support them.


Hello there BGG'ers!
Just a heads up, I have shifted from Puckapunyal to the A.C.T and have been able to beg my way into a very awesome job at the Canberra Mind Games Store!!! Hazzaaah!I was really impressed with the range of Euros, including hard to get in Australia stuff. We are going to increase the 2nd hand range too.
Soo, if you are in the area, come and say hello to me! I'll be in 5 days a week, at this stage thursday to monday.
 
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jamesdavis wrote:
What does everyone think of the one and only games shop in canberra?


Is that the one in Woden, or in Civic? I haven't been there in years but I remember two games stores. Both were okay if rather "generic".

Then there's Alice's Bookshop in Belconnen - it used to be a mandatory stop to check for an OOP Avalon Hill oldie.
 
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Bill Allen
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We're talking about the one in Civic, moved from near the food court in the Canberra Centre to Garema Court. (I'm not sure the one is Woden is still aorund, if so it was much, much smaller).

Stock is much much better now that it is Mind Games and prices are comparable to many FLGS in Australia.

Staff are nice too.
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