8 Gift Idea for Nerdy and Gaming Dads

Move over, kids! Hand over that controller to the master, the video game expert: Dad. In part one, we shared a killer gift list that’ll knock out gifting-giving stress. This week it’s time to focus on the nerdy Dad or Husband. Even though it’s freezing outside, you want a gift that’ll warm their heart. You want him to feel loved, appreciated, and special with your gift. You want a thoughtful gift that he’ll love, but perhaps, you’re struggling with ideas. What do you get someone with all the games and systems and their own money? Maybe you’re not feeling confident in your gaming knowledge, so you’re worried even more about the right gift for him. 

Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered! At GameTruck, we understand how important it is to find the right gift for the gamers in your life at a reasonable price. The holiday season can be crazy and overwhelming, but you can kick those negative feelings to the curb with this gamer-approved list that’ll help you be the coolest and show just how much you love them.

Retro Drink Coasters

Whether you want to impress fellow gamers or spark fun conversations with coworkers, these coasters are a great identity piece that’ll protect your coffee table! 

Boss Monster: The Dungeon Building Card Game

What if you could combine D&D, retro gaming, and family game night? Let me introduce you to Boss Monster. Grab your villainous cape and plans for destruction! Challenge your inner evil mastermind by creating the ultimate dungeon. Inspired by a love of classic video games, Boss Monster: The Dungeon Building Card Game pits 2-4 players in a competition to build the ultimate side-scrolling dungeon. Players compete to lure and destroy hapless adventurers, racing to outbid one another to see who can build the most enticing, treasure-filled dungeon. The goal of Boss Monster is to be the first Boss to amass ten Souls, which are gained when a Hero is lured and defeated – but a player can lose if his Boss takes five Wounds from Heroes who survive his dungeon.

PlayStation Classic 

This recreation of the iconic PlayStation console is a unique gift idea for retro gamers and for newer generations of gamers. It comes with 20 games, two wired controllers, and lots of nostalgia. 

For the Star Wars Fan

Fuel his love for a galaxy far far away with these awesome gift ideas from small businesses! Consider getting a funny Rebel Scum Doormat or a R2D2 Amazon Echo Skin.

Medieval Pokemon Book

Did your gamer grow up with Pokemon? Then try this unique gift that’ll spark up fun conversions. Codex Pokemonus is an illustrated book featuring the First Generation Pokemon in the style of illuminated manuscripts from the Middle Ages.

Need more ideas? Check out our Honorable Mentions list!

  • Custom Gamer Tag Light
  • Controller Holders
  • 100 Video Game Scratch Off Bucket List Challenge

Finding the right gift can add an unnecessary burden on you. You want a gift showing just how much you love them while still being within your budget. With this list by your side, you can rock this gifting-giving season with the perfect present that’ll make any gamer smile!