TechRepublic’s gift guide for Star Wars fans
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Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Star Wars The Complete Saga on Blu-ray
tWe have selected 20 interesting or unique gifts in various price ranges for the Star Wars fan in your life to help make your shopping easier this year. If you prefer, you can view these gift ideas in list format.
tJay Garmon recently reviewed the Star Wars Complete Saga on Blu-ray and recommended it, with some caveats. This item for collectors and can be purchased from many retailers, including Amazon.com ($99.99).
tImage courtesy Amazon.
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Do or Do Not T-Shirt
tIf Yoda were a programmer, perhaps this is what he would have written when he said “Do or do not. There is no try.” Either way, we can express our love for Yoda with this Do or Do Not T-Shirt from ThinkGeek ($16.99-$18.99).
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Scanimation Book
tScanimation is the effect of a motion picture within a static medium, such as a book. The Scanimation Star Wars book by Rufus Butler Seder (ThinkGeek, $14.95) brings several scenes from Star Wars into your hands without the need for electricity.
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Boba Fett hoodie
tDressing up as Boba Fett is difficult to do correctly. The Boba Fett hoodie design recently got an upgrade, including in price ($59.99). (The stormtrooper hoodie is currently out of stock on ThinkGeek.)
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: The Star Wars Cookbook
tPerhaps even more than gadgets and toys, geeks love to eat. Now, Star Wars fans can cook and eat their favorite Star Wars food with The Star Wars Cookbook by Robin Davis (ThinkGeek, $14.99).
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Jedi and Sith Bathrobes
tShow your allegiance to the Jedi or the Sith with these stylish, terrycloth bathrobes (ThinkGeek, $89.99).
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: The Jedi Path
tWhat does it take to become a Jedi? The Jedi Path training manual by Daniel Wallace (Amazon.com, $12.16) might help you achieve that which so few have (midi-chlorians notwithstanding). Amazon.com also sells the Vault Edition for $61.95.
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Trash Compactor Bookends
tRelive the scene in A New Hope where Han, Chewie, Leia, and Luke fight for their lives against the Death Star trash compactor with these Trash Compactor Bookends (ThinkGeek, $199.99). Each unit is numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Yoda and Darth Vader Nutcrackers
tThe holiday season holds many traditions, not the least of which is the Nutcracker. Now, Yoda and Darth Vader join the ranks of toy soldiers in this incarnation from ThinkGeek ($39.99 ea).
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Han Solo in Carbonite Ice Cube Trays
tBe the talk of the party when you break out ice cubes from this Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Ice Cube Tray. Just make sure you’re not looking scruffy. (ThinkGeek, $9.99)
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: R2-D2 Ice Cube Trays
tOr, if Han isn’t your game, try some R2-D2 ice from this R2-D2 Ice Cube Tray (ThinkGeek, $9.99).
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: R2-D2 USB Hub
tPlug in your peripherals in style with this R2-D2 USB Hub from ThinkGeek ($39.99). It makes classic R2 sounds when you plug and unplug your devices.
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Han Solo chocolate bar
tHan Solo in Carbonite chocolate bar from ThinkGeek. ($11.99)
tImage courtesy ThinkGeek
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Jedi Mind Trick Venn Diagram T-Shirt
tRecall the scene in A New Hope where Obi-Wan uses The Force and these three arguments to convince the weak-minded stormtroopers to let them pass. Thanks to this Venn Diagram shirt (ThinkGeek, $16.99-18.99), we can understand why they were allowed to pass.
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Artoo Potatoo
tWhile designed with younger Star Wars fans in mind, Artoo Potatoo – the Star Wars Mr. Potatohead – is great for the bigger kids as well. (Amazon, $21.99)
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Force FX Light Saber
tWield The Force with your very own Force FX Lightsaber, available in a variety of colors and handle designs to express your love of a character or the light or dark side of The Force. (ThinkGeek, $99.99)
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Yoda USB Desk Protector
tHire Yoda to protect your desk by getting one of these Yoda USB Desk Protectors from ThinkGeek ($25.99).
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: R2-D2 folding chair
tR2-D2 folding chair from ThinkGeek. ($39.99)
tImage courtesy ThinkGeek
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Wampa Rug
tThe Wampa Rug from ThinkGeek sells for $99.99. This furry replica of the famous Hoth snow beast is much easier to capture than the real thing, resulting in an excellent Star Wars bear rug for your home.
tImage courtesy ThinkGeek.
Gifts for Star Wars Fans: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag
tAfter you’ve killed your Wampa and made him into a rug, you’ll need a Tauntaun Sleeping Bag (ThinkGeek, $99.99) to survive the cold, Hoth nights.