Hump Day Deals: Kogan Pantry, Cheap Star Wars Games, Huge Dick Smith Sale

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: Kogan’s online food-and-drink store, Steam’s Star Wars video game sale, get 10 per cent off Loot Crate. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


  • This month’s “Games with Gold” offering on Xbox One are It Draws a Red Box (AKA #IDARB) and Worms Battlegrounds. Xbox 360 gamers, meanwhile, can pick up Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The games will be available for a limited time only.
  • Steam has knocked 80 per cent off the popular action RPG Torchlight; it’s currently available for just $US2.99.
  • Kotaku has published a huge summer loot guide to the best gaming paraphernalia on the market. (Note: a lot of these products appeared on our Christmas guide last year but many have since fallen in price.)
  • One of the greatest strategy games of all time, Theme Hospital, is currently free to own on Origin. Hurrah!
  • The Internet Archive has released over 2000 classic MS-DOS video games into an easy-to-navigate repository. Every single one of the games is free to play in your browser. Click here to see some of the best titles.
  • This week’s Humble Bundle is all about Star Wars video games. Pay what you want for Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, and Star Wars: Dark Forces. Pay more than the average price, and you also get Star Wars Republic Commando, Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, and Star Wars Battlefront II. Pay $12 or more, and you get all of the above plus The Force Unleashed II, The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition and Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack. As always, you can choose who gets the lion’s share of your money: Humble Bundle, the developers or the nominated charity.
  • Foxtel’s long-awaited broadband bundles are here. For a nominal fee, you get home internet, fixed-line service and Foxtel entertainment in one bill, all delivered over the Telstra network. Here’s what you need to know.
  • Amazon’s Free Android App of the Day does exactly what it says on the tin. Today’s freebie is UniWar; an addictive online multiplayer turn-based strategy game where players build armies and scramble to take advantage of the terrain.
  • Amazon is giving away 33 nautical-flavoured ebooks by the famous novelist Joseph Conrad. Click here to see the full range.
  • You can also get a range of free ebooks from JB Hi-Fi. Click here to see its full range.
  • Computers/Gadgets

  • Dick Smith is throwing a timed online electronics sale today. The deals are dropping each hour until midnight tonight. Click here to see the goodies on offer.
  • Officeworks is selling Toshiba 8GB USB 2.0 flash drives for just $3.79.
  • You can currently get Seagate Expansion 3TB USB3 drives for just $99 at Australia Post. There doesn’t appear to be a limit per customer so feel free to go nuts!
  • Woolworths is currently selling Nokia Lumia 530 smartphones for just $39.50. This is a decent four-inch handset boasting a 5MP camera and running on Windows 8.1. The catch is that they’re locked to Telstra. It also comes bundled with a protective case.
  • Dick Smith is offering 15 per cent off DSLR camera from Canon and Nikon. Click here to see the full nge.
  • You can still get $10 off a $50 spend at Dick Smith when you sign up to its “Mates Rates” service in-store. Click here for details.
  • Shopping Express is having a sale on computing products, including SSDs, gaming mice and Intel NUC units. Click here to see the full range.
  • Need a new monitor? Harvey Norman is selling LG’s 22-inch Slim HD LED for just $99. It comes with a native resolution of 1920×1080, a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 5ms response time. [Via OzBargain]
  • Food/Drink

  • Online grocery shopping is convenient but it’s not particularly cost-effective. Kogan is looking to change this with the launch of Kogan Pantry. This is a new online store that sells a broad range of food and home supplies, with a capped delivery fee of $9.99 anywhere in Australia. Prices start at $0.99.
  • Officeworks is selling Lavazza coffee machines with 144 capsules for just $99. The deal includes free delivery. [Via OzBargain]
  • McDonald’s is offering customers a free small fries and small Coke when they buy a Big Mac. The deal will run from 21 January to 3 March. [Via OzBargain]
  • Hungry Jack’s has released a fresh batch of discount coupons. Click here to print off your copy! [Via OzBargain]
  • has assembled another list of discounted items from Coles, Woolworths, Bi-Lo, Liquorland and BMW. Click here for this week’s best deals.
  • Miscellaneous

  • Kogan is currently offering free shipping on Ovela furniture, including chairs, side tables, shelving units, drawers and leather recliners. Click here to see the full range. The deal ends 5 February.
  • The toy-and-collectible home delivery service Loot Crate is currently offering 10 per cent off subscriptions when customers use the online code “Save10”. Click here for more information.
  • Deals site Groupon is offering $10 off any deal worth $29 or more. To get the discount, use the code “valentines” during checkout. The deal is on for one day only.
  • Got a penchant for historical artifacts and a lot of space in your back yard? The Sydney Monorail is currently listed on Gumtree with carriages selling for $3000. This is the genuine, electrified 24-car Monorail made in Switzerland by Von Roll Transport Systems. (“Use them for anything you like. Good for many things,” the seller explains. Bless.)
  • US comedian Louis C.K. has a new comedy special — Live at the Comedy Store — up on his website for just $US5. The files are DRM-free and can be played pretty much anywhere. Click here to download your copy.
  • The “all-you-can-eat” movies and TV streaming service Stan is now available at $10 per month. You can also get a free 30-day trial. Head to Gizmodo for a full hands-on review.
  • Big W is having a sale on canvas prints. Save up to 50 per cent.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on baby sleepwear, nappies and Asian cuisine. Click here to see the full range of deals.

  • Seen anything better? Share links to more online deals in the comments section below!

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