10 Cool Christmas Gift Ideas For Geeks Under $30

It’s important to get creative when buying stuff for people, and getting someone one of the following items as a Christmas gift, be it for a corporate reason or just for someone in your family or a friend, will earn you a lot of credit for being cool, geeky or both of them put together.

Nerf Rival Apollo XV 700

 gift idea for geeks Nerf Rival Apollo XV 700

Red or blue, the Nerf Rival Apollo blaster is going to cause someone a lot of pain and overall, make for a very fun experience, especially if you’re not the one getting pelted with balls. It costs $29.99, and after that you can start firing away.

Megaminx Dodecahedron Puzzle

 gift for geeks under 30 bucks Megaminx Dodecahedron Puzzle

Classic Rubik’s cube? That’s easy. Why not make it difficult on yourself with a 12-sided puzzle, just to make life more challenging, although it does come with a disassembly cheat? The pleasure sets you back just $9.99.

Hoverkraft Levitating Construction Challenge

gifr idea for geeks under 30 Hoverkraft Levitating Construction Challenge

An old-school building game with a twist. The platform players take turns building on a platform that levitates thanks to magnetic repulsion creating the effect, thus spitting in gravity’s face.You can get one for $29.99

Star Wars Millennium Falcon Wooden Cutting Board

gift idea for geeks Star Wars Millennium Falcon Wooden Cutting Board

Wooden cutting boards are better. Star Wars cutting boards made out of wood are even better than that. Millennium Falcon, the coolest fictional ship ever thought of, makes cutting up an onion a fun experience, even if your’e crying. You can start chopping away at the Millennium Falcon for $29.99.

Doctor Who 11th Doctor’s Bow Tie

gift ideas for geeks under 30 bucks Doctor Who 11th Doctor's Bow Tie

One of the most important things about this bow tie, is that it comes with instructions on how to tie it on your own, so if your dog or children even unwrap it.It costs $26.99 to look this cool

Plush Unicorn Slippers for Grown Ups

gift ideas for geeks under 30 bucks Plush Unicorn Slippers for Grown Ups

Christmas is in winter. It’s really cold during winter, at least in most places. It’s important to keep warm, especially your feet. And looking extra unicorn loving is better than just walking around with feet warmers. You gotta have style, preferably with a horn sticking out of your feet. Pay $19.99 for the pleasure.

Star Trek Electronic Door Chime

gift ideas for geeks under 30 bucks Star Trek Electronic Door Chime

One of the coolest things about Star Trek is the sounds doors make, so for any fan of the show and movies, this electronic door chime which activates whenever someone crosses the threshold brings you one step closer to feeling like Kirk, Spock or anyone you like from the Enterprise, and it’s available for $29.99.

Star Wars Chess Set

gifs for geeks under 30 bucks star wars chess game

Very simple. For $32.50, you get the ultimate fight between the dark side and the right side of the force (unless you’re evil inside) on a chessboard, with the black pieces representing Darth Vader Inc. and the white pieces fighting to keep the Galaxy under a malfunctioning republic, not an efficient dictatorship.

Touchscreen Gloves for Smart Phone

gifts for geeks under 30 bucks  Touchscreen Gloves for Smart Phone

It gets cold in winter, especially outside the house, so you can’t do things like go cycling or running without a pair of gloves on. The Vbiger Outdoor Cycling Glove are super comfortable and pleasant, and most importantly, making it possible to use a touchscreen for as low as $10.99.

Mini Batman Bat-Signal

gifts for geeks under 30 bucks Mini Batman Bat-Signal

While it probably won’t actually get Batman to come to your house or office, the mini Batman Bat-Signal helps fulfil one of the biggest childhood (and adulthood) fantasies for anyone who has watched the show on television, read the comic books or seen the movies. It’s on sale for $9.99.

For more awesome gift ideas check out 31 Star Wars Christmas Gifts for Geeks and 20 Ugly Christmas Sweaters Every Geek Will Want.