Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 by Gina Thompson
Brace yourselves, Christmas is coming! Get the Christmas shopping done sooner rather than later so you can avoid the rush – especially if you need to pick up parcels from online shopping at the post office!
When it comes to Christmas presents, shopping for the geeks in your life can be challenging, especially when you Google the latest gadget and find it’s way, way, out of your price range. Never fear! There’s a ton of quirky and affordable gifts out there for geeks of all creeds.
We’ve rustled up a selection of gift ideas from retailers of all things geeky, nerdy and adorkable such as Think Geek and Popcultcha. Whether you’re shopping for an avid gamer, sci-fi fan or pop culture collector, you’re bound to find something they’ll love – and maybe pick up something for yourself while you’re at it!
Give your geek a blast from the past with one of these teeny-tiny, fully functional retro gaming cabinets – no tokens needed! Available titles include Dig Dug, Frogger, Galaga, Galaxian, Ms. Pac-Man, Pac-Man, and Space Invaders.
Geeky AND stylish! This scarf featuring a modern print of Rebel Alliance Starbirds will add a classy pop of colour to any outfit.
Who needs lore when you have art? This hard cover book offers a glimpse into the rich creative process behind Blizzard’s smash hit shooter, complete with developer commentary and gorgeous artwork.
You’ll feel like the god of thunder lugging this bad boy around – this mighty hammer case opens up to a 44-piece tool set. Just don’t try to use Mjolnir to hammer in any nails.
Make a statement that’s out of this world with a galaxy beanie that lights up just like the stars in the sky! This dazzling design is also available as a skirt.
Move over, BB-8; tea time has a new, adorable companion in the form of Porgs. 50% puffin, 50% bunny rabbit and 100% cute, this Porg-shaped mug is the best way to enjoy a nice hot cuppa.
You’ll need to a take a packed lunch when you’re out becoming the greatest Pokémon trainer there ever was. This food-safe plastic case will keep your sustenance safe with an integrated handle so it’s easy to take with you on the go.
You’ll be sipping in style with this beautiful set of planetary glassware inspired by the universe of Star Trek. There’s even a little Borg Cube shot glass if you’re inclined to have a nightcap.
For the thinkers out there, a puzzle to tease the brain makes a great gift. There’s a small ball inside this beautiful flower maze – the challenge is to figure out how to get it out.
This handy little cooler is bigger on the inside! It can comfortably fit 12 drink cans with plenty of room for ice, so it’s a must-have for any summer outings.
We could go on and on with the hundreds and hundreds of gifts available online but hopefully these picks will give you a head start. Happy gift hunting!