Geeky Christmas Gift Ideas

Ashley Walton —  December 9, 2013 — 2 Comments

This holiday season, show some love for the geeks in your life with a personal gift that says, “Hey, I get you.” The Internet is a magical place with an abundance of geeky gifts for gamers, gear-heads, and comic book aficionados. We’ve scoured the Internet to bring you some of the best geeky gift ideas in one place:

For Gamers

Whether you look on Etsy for a Triforce necklace or Think Geek for Portal 2 bookends, there are so many great gifts for gamers.

tri force(Triforce necklace- $15)

portal_bookends_main(Portal 2 bookends- $29.99)

Check out this soap shaped like Nintendo game cartridges.

640(soap- $21)

You can also rarely go wrong with replicas from games, such as a skyhook from Bioshock Infinite…

skyhook-201-610(skyhook- $79.99)

…or a Half-Life 2 gravity gun.

NC45059lg(gravity gun- $149.99)

If your gamer seems to have it all, get a new gaming system called Ouya that goes for a cool $99.

ouya(Ouya- $99)

For Foodies 

For the friend with a sweet tooth, check out the geeky chocolates at The Truffle Cottage—you’ll find chocolate Millennium Falcon, Death Star, Batman and Superman logos, and zombie body parts.

img_0915-683x1024(Death Star chocolate- $10)

You can also get insanely cool foodie gifts at with unique items such as bacon cinnamon rolls, caramel apple jam, bourbon smoked sugar, cocktail mixers, and about a million other items.

sugartop-1200-wide_grande(bourbon smoked sugar- $13)

If you’re not sure you can pinpoint your foodie’s taste, go for the Mobile Foodie Survival Kit, stocked with travel-size portions of herbs and seasonings.

survival1(foodie survival kit- $26)

For Builders

A great stocking stuffer is a keychain multitool that anyone can use to tear through packaging, open bottles, or cut wire in a snap.

e25b_keyring_multi_tool(multitool keychain- $7.99)

For the more hardcore builder, get a DIY toy kit for making cardboard robots or vehicles.

url(DIY carboard toy- $25)

Or splurge for a robot kit—everything from robot arms to rover vehicles are available.

owi-3-1-atr-all-terrain-robot-kit(all-terrain robot kit- $44.95)

For Drinkers

Geeky coffee cups and drinking glasses abound. Just peruse Think Geek to find a beaker mug

96c6_beaker_mug(laboratory mug- $9.99)

…or a zombie mug.

f084_ceramic_zombie_mug(zombie mug- $7.79)

You can also easily find cool sets of drinking glasses on Amazon with Marvel characters

61+uciW5EnL._SX425_(Marvel glasses- $18.67)

 …or Star Wars favorites.

61+4dej6KqL._SL1500_(Star Wars glasses- $16)

For friends who imbibe, whiskey stones are never a bad idea.

18392_zoom1(whiskey stones- $20)

You can even pair them with a bottle of Ron Burgandy’s new scotch called, “Great Odin’s Raven.”

ronburgscotch705(Great Odin’s Raven- $25)

If you have geeky gift ideas, let us know! We’re always on the lookout. Happy holidays!

Ashley Walton


Ashley has 15 years of experience in content, she has led teams of 80+ content creators, and she has taught numerous university courses on media. She's the founder of Content Maven, and at the end of the day, she hopes to make the world a better place, one piece of content at a time.

2 responses to Geeky Christmas Gift Ideas


    I’m SO glad to know that Ron Burgundy scotch is a thing that exists! Love the guide. 😉

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