The Ultimate Nerdy Girls’ Wishlist for 2018

25 Gift Ideas (minus all the t-shirts)

The holidays are fast approaching people! I know this can be a stressful time and that none of us want to be caught running to CVS or Walmart to buy a last minute gift of a frying pan and a bag of chips. I myself have been a victim of that last minute purchase, and the reason? “I didn’t know what to get you.”

The last couple of holiday seasons I’ve received either something non-nerdy (how boring) or a t-shirt with a cute nerdy slogan on it. Don’t get me wrong I do appreciate the heck out of a good t-shirt, but man I have enough shirts! This list of 25 items will hopefully help some people narrow down what exactly they want for Christmas and give their gifter an idea (and probably a hyperlink).

Gyarados & Magikarp Waves

Pokemon Backpack

Golden Lotus Flowers

Pokemon Backpack

These two adorable backpacks are cute wherever you go, (without the benefit of letting you quit your day job to go hunting for Pokemon). They come with a very spacious interior and a slot specifically for your laptop or tablet and padded shoulder straps for when you should be on a Pokemon adventure but are actually just walking to work.

Borderlands Claptrap Talking USB

Let me introduce the CL4P-TP steward bot, but his friends just call him Claptrap. When he has his eye he can charge up to 4 USB’s simultaneously. He’ll even toss in 5 lines of dialogue if he feels like it. But unlike in the Borderlands games he is featured, this fancy little robot comes with his own mute button. Hallelujah!

The Legend of Zelda Holiday Sweater

Get into the spirit of saving Hyrule with this comfy sweater made of 100% acrylic fibers and 200% of awesome spin attacks. Although in the category of clothes, this unique sweater will give you a power-up at holiday parties and promote compliments from grandma who just thinks Link is a cute bear and the swords are Christmas trees.

Overwatch Loot Box Mood Light

Have you or someone you love been affected by unlucky loot boxes? Well this handy little novelty gift can take some of that pain away… for about a minute until you realize you can’t open it. This little guy looks great on a desk or a countertop or even shoved away in the closet when you open your 50th loot box and see that Officer D.Va isn’t included.

Custom Pokemon Trainer Card (Kanto Design)

In a world where Pokemon are just a wishful thought, this amazing Etsy seller, SamGallagherDesign has brought the Pokemon world a little closer with these incredible Pokemon Trainer Cards. With a variety of styles, you can make sure that when the time comes to battle, everyone will know your line-up and how unstoppable you are.

Fallout Enamel Pins 5-Pack Set

Enamel pins are finally back in style and Fallout was prepared. There are 4 different pin sets to choose from ensuring that when you do step into the post-apocalyptic world at least you’ll do it in style.

Poe: Stories and Poems

Are you insane with horribly long intervals of sanity? Bring yourself back into the world of Edgar Allan Poe with this graphic novel of 7 powerful stories and poems, a staple for any nerdy lady who enjoys gothic horror.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Porg Animated Plush

For all the animal lovers out there who are getting sick of the same, boring cats and dogs plushies, now there’s Porg! This little, animated plush can flap his wings and can even open his mouth to chirp cute noises. Unfortunately, it does not come with Chewbacca breaking down your door to retrieve his furry friend.

Unstable Unicorns: The Card Game

Have you ever dreamed of creating a unique and ultimately destructive group of unicorn friends? Well, how about getting to create a stable of catastrophic unicorns and pinning them against your “friends” herd of cuddly non-threatening horned horses? Listed as one of Kickstarter's most backed projects of all time, this card game is sure to destroy friendships and make the holiday season much more tense.

Critical Hit d20 Waffle Maker

Getting up in the morning can be hard on us nerdy girls. So what better way to wake up than with a perfect d20 of yum? How do you eat your waffles? Chaotic Good (waffles clearly drenched in maple syrup with a pile of bacon on top) or Chaotic Evil (plain waffles, oh the horror!)? Take a little more chaos out of your day with this quick and easy waffle maker.

Borderlands: Claptastic Voyage - Exclusive Vinyl LP

We’ve all waited for it with bated breath, but here it is, Claptrap’s new dubstep song that he wrote. This exclusive vinyl comes with 10 tracks of the greatest wub wubs this side of Pandora can offer! Originally composed by Jesper Kyd but don’t tell Claptrap that.

Pokémon Charmander Faux Leather Crossbody Purse

This tiny crossbody purse is perfect for a day Pokemon adventure. Whichever starter you’re holding in your bag: Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Bulbasaur or even Togepi they can be properly represented by the outside of you bag. The interior of this bag may be small, but pokeballs shrink anyways.

Mass Effect N7 Armour Stripe Faux Leather Asymmetrical Ladies Jacket

I’m Commander Shepard and this is the most stylish jacket on the Citadel. But seriously, who wouldn’t want to represent Earth’s greatest heroes in the war against the Reapers?

Anglerfish Book Light

Is your roommate or significant other keeing you up all night, reading up on lore or their favorite Harry Potter book for the 15th time? Finally, get some rest by gifting them this kawaii Anglerfish Book Light. *Cool note: with the purchase of a 50 dollar order, ThinkGeek will toss you this little guy for only a dollar! P.S half of this list is comprised of ThinkGeek items.

Twinkling Milky Way Skirt

When searching for a timeless staple piece for a functional geeky girl wardrobe a lot of things come into play, but what is more timeless than space itself? This adorable circle skirt comes with over 60 LED lights that can twinkle for up to 9 hours with fresh batteries. And don’t worry, all of the technical mumbo-jumbo is securely and discreetly in place so all you have to do is toss it on and sparkle like the star you are! Oh! And did I mention… it has pockets!

Nickelodeon Rugrats Vinyl Notepad

A college-ruled notebook with the Rugrats on it? Sign me up. This 144-page notebook comes with 7 dividers of your favorite rugrats characters. Great for the girl who loves to write or even just loves to doodle. It’s always nice to have a handy notebook when you’re on an adventure whether to finally meet Reptar or just going to the supermarket.

The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains: Oddball Criminals from Comic Book History

It’s easy to see where our most famous superheroes get their start, whether it's seeing your parents die or coming from a completely different planet. Less obvious are these weird (and often forgettable) supervillains who opposed some of our most beloved superheroes. In Jon Morris’ The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains, he details the backstories of the bizarre and shows comic book excerpts of the regrettable in action.

Overwatch D.VA Ultimate Zip-up Hoodie

Represent one of Overwatch's most iconic and 4th wall-breaking characters, D.Va. This insanely soft and brightly colored hoodie is a perfect alternative to a boring old t-shirt, please ThinkGeek.com, Nerf This!

Rick and Morty Mr. Meeseeks’ Box of Fun Game

Are you sick of playing the same old Truth or Dare game, well put a spin on it with the Rick and Morty Mr.Meeseeks’ Box of Fun! You start off by drawing a request card, on the request card will be a memorable quote from the Mr.Meeseek’s episode accompanied by a die roll to see if you complete the task. If not, beware, you’ll have to draw a Mr. Meeseek card and hope that it doesn’t hurt your score too much. This game is scored by completing request cards or doing embarrassing dares. Overall a great way to spice up Truth or Dare and put a fun Rick and Morty spin on it.

ZeniART Qi Wireless Charging Mousepad (Fast Charge)

This wireless phone charging mouse pad is one of those things you don’t realize you need until you have it, you’ll wonder why you ever had your phone just sitting beside your mousepad, being lame and uncharged.

Tamagotchi Mini

Do you remember your first pet? Some might tell you the name of their favourite dog and their favourite memory of them. But for many of us young nerdy girls this was our first pet. Bring back the nostalgic memories and shameful stories about past neglected pets.

Cat Lady Old Maid

Sick and tired of people calling you the crazy cat lady? Well settle things with a game of Cat Lady Old Maid! Either has a sincere gift or a funny joke gift, this card game packs a bunch of quality cards into a portable tin, ready for any situation.

Arcade Light Switch Plate Covers

Whether you’re just redecorating your home or have just purchased a new home, these arcade light switch covers will make any room your personal arcade. They come in a variety of different color combinations so you can make sure they match your wall color… or your favorite video game.

Backpack of Holding

Even for a completely normal girl, this is a nice looking backpack, but for the D&D fanatics, it is an unlimited source of everything you need while on an adventure (as long as it’s less than 500 pounds). With a huge amount of compartment space and multiple side pockets, you’d have a tough time finding a backpack that fits as much as a Bag of Holding.

Freudian Slippers

Tired of your gamer buddy or significant other losing their cool and calling you out on pushing your lane too far or missing an easy killshot? Well get your revenge in the form of a nice and caring present! This joke gift is perfect for the easily enraged!