Its that time of year again, but still don’t know what to get for that geeky friend, relative, or significant other of yours? Worry no more, the Geekend Gladiators got you covered, as we list down some of the best geeky gifts this season.
Politricks is a Filipino-made card game that revolves around, yep you guessed it, Politics, Philippine politics to be precise.
The object of the game is to run your own election campaign against your opponents and garner the most number of votes until the game ends. Seems simple enough, but the card game throws a couple of curve balls, or cards, that is downright dirty politics.
It takes a certain type of person to successfully navigate the pitfalls of this game, as one needs to be both cunning and cutthroat while playing this game.
Politricks is available on abubot.ph for PhP600.00.
GAME OF THRONES MONOPOLY
The perfect gift for the Game of Thrones fan who wishes to take control of all of Westeros. The board game follows the same game play of Monopoly with that Game of Thrones twist. The best part about this is, you don’t need to know everything to survive in this game.
Monopoly Game of Thrones Edition is available at Ludo: Boardgames for PhP3,000.00.
POKEBALL POWER BANK
For that friend of yours that still dreams to be the very best Pokemon trainer but has crappy battery life, this would be the ideal Christmas gift for him/her.
Able to hold between 10000mAh to 50000mAh, the power bank is a robust energy source that could keep you playing for extended periods of time, while on the quest to become the very best, not to mention the stylish finish on the power bank to complete that trainer get-up.
The Pokeball Power Bank is available at Widget City for PhP1,400.00.
BACK TO THE FUTURE FLUX CAPACITOR WALL CHARGER
Great Scott! This is the ideal gift for your mid-20s to 30s uncle or friend. The wall charger is the best gift to elicit that bit of nostalgia and coolness in one. The wall charger has two USB ports, and as a bonus feature, the Flux Capacitor even lights up. Now all you need is a Delorean to hook it up to.
The Back to the Future Flux Capacitor is available on thinkgeek.com at $14.99.
MARVEL SUPERHERO 3D WALL LIGHT
The perfect gift for that geeky bachelor to have in his own gaming room. With the wall lights, it brings you to the middle of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as if the Avengers have crashed inside your living room. Powered by LED lights, the wall light is an easy install for even the most novice of electricians.
The Marvel Superhero 3D Wall Light is available at Lazada.com at PhP1999.00
For that toy collector buddy of yours, we recommend the Funko Pop line of toys. Known for its cute presentation of well-known characters, Funko Pop has been continuously on the rise for toy lovers.
Funko Pop is available at Filbar’s starting at PhP500.00
But wait, if you really want to take it up a notch with the Funko Pop gift, why not have it customized?
Gino Roberto Custom Figures makes customized Funko Pop figures as commissions depending on the design. In fact, you can even purchase a custom box to go along with your customized Funko Pop figure to make it extra special.
For more details, you can contact Gino Roberto Custom Figures at: https://www.facebook.com/GinoRobertoCustoms/
HARRY POTTER WANDS
For that geeky person that has been yearning to hear that he is a wizard. These Harry Potter Wands by HP Wands is the quintessential gift for them. Individually handmade from a wooden base and sculpted or carved details, these wands are durable and are as close as possible to the wands seen on the big screen.
Wands range between PhP1,000.00 to PhP1,300.00 depending on the design. The wands even have their own boxes, as if actually bought at Olivander’s.
For those who wish to impress, HP Wands also offers a Lumos Edition Wand, which, as you’ve guessed, lights-up. What makes it more impressive is that the Lumos Edition Wand even lights-up under water. For the Lumos Wand, prices start at PhP2,500.00
For more details, you can contact HP Wands at: https://www.facebook.com/fenriswands/
Hopefully this little guide helped you figure out what to geeky present to give this coming Christmas.
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Gino is the Gladiators’ resident TV and comic book reviewer and fanatic. He is a lawyer in the making at day, and full-on geek by night. He believes that the lightsaber is the best weapon during a zombie apocalypse. You can get a hold of him on Facebook and Instagram.