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November's Nerdy Gift Guide

November's Nerdy Gift Guide

 

As you may know, the holiday season is just around the corner! So, if you're stressing over what to get that special nerd in your life, then stress no more. Here's a list of AFFORDABLE gift ideas for all your nerdy needs. Comic books, fantasy, science, tech, sci-fi, gaming, anime/manga, horror and everything in between. So here we go, November's Nerdy Gift Guide, Holiday Edition!

14. FreezerBoy™ Dry Erase Whiteboard Refrigerator Magnets:

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Make your refrigerator look like your favorite 80's handheld console with the FreezerBoy magnet set! Available for fridges of all sizes, this magnet set transforms your kitchen into a vintage geek shrine. Give a few taps on the D-pad along with a few jabs on the A button and you'll be ready to crack open that freezer in search of a few frosty finds.

Available at: Amazon.com 
 Price: $19.99

 

13. Multi Soap Pack - NES, N64, 2 x Gameboy Cart Soap - Mario

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This is soap, seriously. You can now use your favorite retro game cartridges to be squeaky clean! These are only a few examples of the multitude of different systems, cartridges, games, and styles you can get. Zelda golden NES cartridge? Sonic the Hedgehog for Sega Genesis? Golden eye for N64? YES. YES. AND YES! Even controllers! This is a great gift for that retro gamer in your life.

This pack includes:

1 x NES Cartridge Soap an actual size soap of the original cartridge, comes with Mario Bros. High quality label.

1 x N64 Cartridge Soap an actual size soap of the original cartridge, comes with Super Smash Bros. high quality label.

2 x Gameboy Cartridges of Soap, actual size soap of the original cartridge, comes with labels as shown.

The soap is made to order with your choice of fragrance!

Available at: Etsy.com (shop name: NerdySoap)

Price: $23.35

 

12. Lightsaber Chopsticks:

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Are you ready to eat like a Jedi? Slice and dice your way through a delicious sushi meal with these lightsaber chopsticks. Styled like Luke’s iconic green lightsaber, these pair of chopsticks feature intricately designed hilts and internal LEDs that give it a cool green glow while you eat. Also in red and blue!

Available at: Amazon.com

Price: $14.39

 

11. GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled):

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HERO+ captures immersive 1080p60 video and 8MP photos and features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for connecting to the GoPro App and Smart Remote. The GoPro App lets you control your camera remotely, preview shots, play back content and create short video clips for easy sharing. Waterproof to 131’ (40m) and packed with user-friendly camera modes, HERO+ is the perfect entry-level GoPro for those who want high-quality capture and on-the-go connectivity!

Available at: GoPro.com and Amazon

Price: $139.00

 

10. DC Comics Harley Quinn or Wonder Woman Knapsack Bags:

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Here's something for the ladies. Grab your oversized mallets and golden lassos! These knapsack bags are for the die-hard fans! Features adjustable straps with snap closure (drawstring and buckle as well) and an exterior pocket with snap closure. Also includes a small interior zipper pocket. Perfect gift for that nerdy girl in your life!

Available at: Amazon.com

Price: $30.00 and $28.07 (respectively)

9. Holy Stone F181 RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera:

Perfect for the techie in your life!

This small drone packs a big punch. Equipped with a key return & headless security system for any level of player to prevent from losing the copter. 4 Channel Transmitter, a key 360° 4-Ways Flip (left, right, forward, backward), continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance.

Available at: Amazon.com

Price: $109.99

 

8. Infinity Gauntlet Money Bank

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Even the Dark Lord eventually finds out this the hard way: you want something done right, you gotta do it yourself.

Thanos may have to wait until May 2018 when Avengers: Infinity War Part I is scheduled to be released, to wield his gauntlet with the Infinity Stones in the MCU, but ThinkGeek has gone and pilfered a few of them, and you can wield this Infinity Gauntlet Bank today. -ThinkGeek

WARNING: Does NOT allow you to take over the entire Universe.

Available at: ThinkGeek.com

Price: $29.99

 

7. X Rocker 51396 Pro Series Pedestal 2.1 Video Gaming Chair, Wireless

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Welcome to the world of interactive audio. With the X Rocker Pro Series Pedestal 2.1 Video Gaming Chair you can now not only hear your music but actually feel it. Whether you are listening to music, watching a movie, or playing a game, you will become a part of the excitement. The X Rocker Pro Series Pedestal has two speakers hidden in the head rest and a subwoofer that uses Ace Bayou's innovative Audio Force Modulation Technology. AFM incorporates speakers and ported power subwoofers into the open space within the X Rocker to magnify sound quality and intensify your experience. The X Rocker Pro Series Pedestal base elevates you and allows you tilt and swivel for hours of comfort, and gunstock arms provide support and an awesome look. Control panel includes separate volume and bass controls, and input and output jacks for connecting to your audio source and to other X Rockers for multi-player games. The wireless receiver is built-in and the box includes your wireless transmitter that will send audio from any source with headset or RCA outputs to your gaming chair. I have one of these myself and the experience of blasting an enemy away is intensified by the actual feel of the chair vibrating with the game and the sound surrounding you. It's pretty awesome!

Available at: XRocker.com and Amazon

 Price: $162.00

 

6. Loot Crate Monthly Geek and Gamer Mystery Box Subscription

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Want to give someone the gift that keeps on giving? Why not try Loot Crate on for size? Loot Crate is a monthly subscription service that delivers a box of geek and gamer mystery items and exclusive collectables to your door. Do you remember when I gave the "comic books, fantasy, sci-fi and everything in between" spiel at the beginning of this article? Well Loot Crate actually has all that and more, neatly compacted into a box and dropped off to you. They've even branched out into many different subcategories. Have a pet whose a big fan of nerdy things? Try Loot Pets on for size. Do you like "shiny new caps"? Try the bi-monthly Firefly Loot Crate out. Like putting the Smackdown on people? There's a WWE Loot Crate for that. Fan of all things Marvel? Oh wow, look at what Loot Crate just released, a Marvel Goods and Gear Loot Crate. Cortana? Is that you? Yep, because there's a bi-monthly Halo Loot Crate. And there's so so much more.

Subscriptions plans vary for different crates, but you can choose from 4 different plans for the original Loot Crate:

- 1 month: $13.95

-3 months: $39.75

-6 months: $77.70

-12 months: $143.40

And yes, you can send any of these subscriptions as a gift!

Available at: LootCrate.com

(Link for $5 off your first order: http://looted.by/d3wmW )

 

5. NES Cartridge Shaped Flasks:

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ZAPPERS DOWN, BOTTOMS UP! This cleverly designed container is a flask disguised as an NES cartridge! The genius company that thought of this is? Ink Whiskey. But if you think they stop at "Drunk Hunt" your aim is a little off. There are tons more spoofs of beloved NES games like Super Mario Bros, Castelevania, Mike Tyson's Punch Out, Metal Gear, and a special gold edition Legend of Zelda. Check it out and get your nostalgia on, just don't try to put this in your old NES console. Please.

Available at: InkWhisky.com

Price: $20.00 (on sale now for $15.00)

 

 

 

 

4. The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki:

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So this one is a bit more expensive then the others on this list but it's worth it. If you are a die hard Miyazaki fan then this is a must have. This beautiful box set includes 11 Miyazaki films, Castle in the Sky, Kiki's Delivery Service, Porco Rosso, Spirited Away, and Howl's Moving Castle, just to name a few. This set also comes with a disk book, collectable booklet, and extraordinary bonus extras!

Available at: Amazon.com

Price: $193.49 (On Sale for 150.00)

 

3. The Walking Dead: Negan's Bat "Lucille" Replica

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Be merciless to your enemies like Negan and execute those who get in your way. With his iconic bat "Lucille", intimidate or eliminate all whom choose to go against you. (Or just use it as a display piece/cosplay purposes. That works better for me) Before you get too excited, this technically isn't out yet. You can pre-order Negan's bat from Amazon with the release date set fore December 15th.

Available at: Amazon.com

Price: $34.99

 

2. All-New Echo Dot 2nd Gen

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"Alexa, tell me about your features!"

Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device with a small built-in speaker. It can also connect to your speakers or headphones via Bluetooth or through a 3.5mm audio cable. Dot connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, or even just tell a joke. Echo can hear you from across the room even while music is playing. When you want to use Echo Dot, just say the wake word "Alexa" and Dot responds instantly.

Available at: Amazon.com

Price: $49.99 (On sale now for 39.99)

 

1. Game of Thrones: A Pop Up Guide to Westeros

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Pop up books ain't just for kids anymore! This pop up guide to Westeros is guaranteed to thrill any Game of Thrones fan. Featuring stunning pop-up recreations of several key locations and characters from the series, including the formidable castle of Winterfell, the lavish capital city King's Landing, and the Wall's stark majesty, this book takes you into the world of Game of Thrones like never before!

Available at: Amazon.com

Price: $45.00

That wraps up November's Nerdy Gift Guide! Check back next month for the ultimate gift guide, 25 ideas to count down the 25 days of Christmas. 
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