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4 Gift Ideas for Every Retro Gaming Geek

Got a retro game lover on your Christmas list? An officemate perhaps who loves to collect vintage toys or a niece who’s an old soul and enjoys playing with toys you’ve enjoyed playing with as well as a kid. If you’re having a hard time deciding on which toy to give, we have collected the 5 best gift ideas you can give retro gaming lovers this Christmas.

1. Tetris Heat Mug

tetris mug

This is a really cool mug to have. This is not your ordinary graphic painted coffee mug. Once you pour in hot water or coffee, the matrix transforms into a nearly-full grid of Tetris tiles. Your officemate will surely smile with glee every morning. Source: The Store.com

2. The Cube - Next Generation Rubiks Speed Cube

next generation rubik's cube

What else spells retro than a Rubik’s Cube? Our very own The Cube is quite a popular gift idea for many retro game lover! It’s definitely an upgrade from the old Rubik’s cube you used to buy 30 years ago. aGreatLife’s Cube has been fine tuned to make your experience smooth and slick. No need to use a lot of lube with this cube.

3. Super Mario Question Mark Block Lamp

super mario block lamp

Bring a bit of old school Nintendo flair to your bedroom by creating some ambient lighting with this Super Mario question mark block lamp. It features a pixelated question mark design on all sides and comes with an extra long cord so you can hang it anywhere. Source: thisiswhyimbroke.com


4. Game Boy Refrigerator Magnets

game boy magnets

Add some geeky flair to your humble abode by transforming your appliances into giant gaming devices with these Game Boy refrigerator magnets. This set of dry erase friendly magnets will instantly turn any appliance with a metal surface into a giant Game Boy.

These are just some of the coolest gift ideas we’ve found online that you can give your retro gamer friend. If you’re a parent, you may also check out this list for great unique gift ideas for your kids. Share with them stories of how much fun you had playing with these amazing toys when you were young.

We at aGreatLife are pretty excited for the holidays as well. It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year not just because of the gifts but it’s simply because Christmas is the time for family bonding. It’s a season of giving, forgiveness, and love.

Got cool gift ideas to share? Feel free to share in the comment box below!