5 Geeky Gift Ideas (under $30)

The holidays are upon us, and if you’re anything like me, that means the gift giving anxiety has begun to kick in.  Which is why I thought I would share 5 Geeky Gift ideas that will make you the hit of any holiday gathering.

star wars porg

1. The Last Jedi: Life-Sized Interactive Action Porg Plush

Love them or hate them, those small, loveable, avians that flock around Luke Skywalker’s secluded homeworld in the latest Star Wars movie are all the rage.  With the movie coming out two weeks before Christmas, the interactive Porg Plush is already one of the hottest toys of the year. $29.99 with Amazon Prime 

amazon echo dot

2. Amazon Echo Dot

It seems everywhere you look there’s some new product with voice recognition that you can talk to, but the Amazon line of products are the front runners of this technology.  The Amazon Echo Dot is an affordable way to see what all the fuss is about.  The Echo Dot can play music, control electronics around your house, make phone calls, and even tell you a joke. $29.99 with Amazon Prime

star trek pizza cutter

3. Star Trek pizza cutter 

Live long and prosper with pizza.  This one doesn’t require much explanation.  It’s a pizza cutter in the shape of the famed Star Trek Enterprise.  The perfect gift for the pizza loving Star Trek fan in your life. $20.20 with Amazon Prime

captain america cutting board

4. Captain America Cutting Board 

Tired of having pizza every night, but you still want to show your geeky side.  Break out the Captain America cutting board and be a hero for your country, or at least your kitchen. $19.99 with Amazon Prime

codenames board game

5. Codenames

A personal favorite, and a guaranteed good time In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. And everyone wants to avoid the assassin. Codenames: Win or lose, it’s fun to figure out the clues. $14.88 with Amazon Prime

 

Don’t have Amazon Prime, no problem!  They offer a free 30 day trial which will be just long enough to get you through your Christmas shopping.  In the meantime you can enjoy free movies/tv episodes, borrow kindle books, and free two-day shipping. I hope this gift guide has helped give you some ideas without breaking the bank.  Happy Holidays.

 

Tony P. Henderson

Tony P. Henderson is a well traveled army brat who loves comedy and geek culture. After a stint in Los Angeles testing video games, performing comedy, and background acting Tony moved back to Georgia and hasn’t missed a Dragon Con since.

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