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    39 Things Even The Biggest Gamer Probably Doesn't Own Yet

    Take a much needed Elden Ring break and take a look at these fantastic items.

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    1. A holographic "you died" sticker to pay tribute to the patronizing and infuriating way Elden Ring reminds you that, once again, you've died and lost all you've achieved. Best game everrrrrr!

    a black and red sticker that says
    Learning As I Draw / Etsy

    Learning As I Draw is a small business based in the United Kingdom that sells stickers. Elden Ring (available for Xbox, PS4, and PC) is perhaps the biggest video game out right now. I cannot tell you how many times I've seen my husband rage quit the game after seeing "you died" flash across his screen in a hilarious (IMO) but infuriating way.

    Get it from Learning As I Draw on Etsy for $2.06+ (available in two styles).

    2. A BenQ LED computer monitor lamp with an auto-dimming feature that'll quickly become your favorite gaming gadget — no more having to choose whether to leave the lights on during a late-night gaming sesh or sit in only the glow of your computer screen.

    Promising review: "I am using a 43' wide curved monitor. The light is fitted to the monitor and works well. That is exactly what I want. The traditional desk lamp easily causes eye discomfort and cannot provide light uniformly for eyes. The product solves the issue perfectly and save space on the desk." —Hung-Bin

    Get it from Amazon for $139.

    3. Cable clips to attach to your many charging wires to finally form a manageable system that won't have you fumbling to untangle cords every time you want to charge your phone or another device.

    the cable clips with a wire in between
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I used these to stick to the side of a table in my gaming room. I got tired of picking up charging cables off the floor in a tangled mess. Now I just reach over, grab the correct charging cable and plug in my phone, controller, etc. All nice and neat." —IssysDad

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $6.96.

    4. A microphone to provide crystal clear audio if you're a gamer who moonlights as a YouTuber, streaming your gameplay for all to see. Who knows — maybe this'll be your ticket to internet fame!

    a reviewer photo of the microphone in black
    a reviewer photo of the microphone in white

    Promising review: "Love, love, love it!!! I purchased this microphone when I upgraded from a laptop to a desktop gaming console (which did not have a built-in microphone like my laptop did). I needed this microphone for gaming and video editing purposes. My main concern from other reviews was that I would not have a crystal clear voice unless I was very close to the microphone. This is NOT true. I sit comfortably in my chair, a good two feet away from the mic and people online say my voice sounds crystal clear!!! I even tested playing music in the background while talking and my friend could not hear any background noise! Amazing!" —Brandon

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in black and white).

    5. A splurge-worthy gaming keyboard made by Whirlwind FX featuring a customizable rainbow backlight that'll make any gamer say "Ooooh!"

    the black keyboard with rainbow backlighting
    a close up on the keyboard
    Amazon

    One of my friends has and loves this keyboard! It was his first addition to the gaming computer he and my husband built, and he's had zero complaints.

    Promising review: "This keyboard has exceeded my expectations! I liked my previous keyboard which had cherry brown switches, but it was a bit loud for the house now that more people in my household are working from home due to COVID-19. The keys and the keyboard base feel very premium, yet the keyboard is light. I am using this keyboard for both work and gaming, and I'm very pleased by the experience for both use cases. It did take me about a week to get used to the different feel of the switches, but now I am typing at a similar speed and accuracy as with my previous keyboard. Overall, I am loving this keyboard and I would recommend it to anyone, especially at this price point." —Justin L.

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in three styles).

    6. A bag of Death Wish coffee if you're looking to stay up all night (or possibly forever?) playing video games.

    a bag of coffee
    Amazon

    Looking for some serious caffeine? These beans are the answer. Known for being the world's strongest coffee, a cup of this is SURE to get you going. Over 13K Amazon customers have given this coffee a 5-star rating, so grab a mug and let's do this! Additionally, if regular beans are not your thing you should totally check out their coffee pod options!

    Promising review: "Do you have deadlines to meet with work or school? Are you trying to play Skyrim all the way through in one sitting? Death Wish Coffee is what you're in search of. The aroma of the beans as they're being processed and pressed and brewed is addicting in itself. The taste is pure bliss and the charge you instantly feel, must feel like freedom. This must have what the signatories of the Declaration of Independence felt when succeeding from the British! Freedom and power and energy running straight thru their veins in pure constitutional bliss." —Andrew Wilson

    Get it a 1lb bag from Amazon for $19.30+ (also available in 2lb and 5lb bags and in medium and dark roasts).

    Check out our deep dive on Death Wish Coffee.

    7. A coffee table book about the history of Hyrule, you'll probably consider spending all of your rupees to get your hands on it.

    a dark green cover of the book with a symbols from the zelda game in the middle in gold
    a reviewer's image of the open book

    I gifted this coffee table book to my husband a few years ago and it's still one of his most prized possessions. It is filled with the history of Link's adventures as told by the creators of the game — it's a wonderful addition to any gamer's collection.

    Promising review: "Hyrule Historia is worth the purchase for any Zelda fan. The book includes a variety of pages detailed with never before seen concept arts from the Zelda games over the years along with concept arts for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword which was the big Zelda game at the time of the making of this book. I got this book day one and still own it to this day. Very good quality hardcover book and the outside artwork is very beautiful. The book also includes a mini manga that depicts the events prior to Skyward Sword with the Goddess Hylia and Link. Don't think it's canon, but it is very nicely done and very engaging for any Zelda fan. Nintendo has also released The Legend of Zelda: Arts and Artifacts which includes a more in-depth concept art gallery of all the Zelda games over the years and have also released The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia for the Zelda franchise." —Austin

    Get it from Amazon for $20.04.

    8. A nostalgic set of Nintendo 64 coasters that won't need to be blown on in order to function correctly.

    an array of nintendo 64 coasters
    Amazon

    Those were the days, amiright? These coasters would make for a treat for any gamer who remembers the struggle of using these cartridges.

    Promising review: "I have had these for a while now and felt like a review is in order. I've been using these throughout my house and as an avid retro gamer these fit right in. I've been surprised how resistant they are to beverages leaving moisture, or if I need to rinse them off from a drop/spill. They don't seem to wear down or fade at all." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $9.99.

    9. A set of Animal Crossing pins you won't even need to spend your hard earned bells on (just, uh, your real dollars).

    four pins: tom nook, timmy and tommy, kk slider, and isabelle
    Penny Arcade

    I have and love these pins! As soon as they arrived, I added them to my go-to tote bag so I can show the world how much dedicated I am to my ACNH island.

    Get them from Penny Arcade for $30.

    10. A Dungeons and Dragons essentials kit to help you expand your skills beyond screens and prepare to have creative control over all of your friends as Dungeon Master.

    a dungeons and dragons essentials kit
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Honestly, this kit is what the original starter kit should have been. The story is easier to follow for a newer DM. The adventure is a lot more streamlined. The breakdown of character creation is amazing and simplified. It doesn't just toss you some generic character who you have no connection to. It simplifies character creation and allows you to ease into more complicated characters later on. The cards that come with this kit are something I wish I had when I first started. They help with initiative, conditions, and the sidekick cards and magic item cards are awesome. I would recommend this kit over the original to any person wanting to start playing DnD." —Bryan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    If you're already a seasoned DnD pro, you might want to pre-order the newest adventure Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel which comes out on June 21st.

    11. Or a "Traveler Con" sweatshirt if you're too lazy to start up your own game of DnD and prefer to follow along with the Mighty Nein's adventures in Critical Role (guilty).

    the back of the forest green sweatshirt with a logo for traveler con on it
    the front of the zip up with white drawstrings and a white critical role logo
    Shop Critical Role

    Laura Bailey — you're a queen. If you want even more Dungeons and Dragons in your life you might want to consider watching The Legend of Vox Machina animated series on Amazon Prime! It's based on the Critical Role squad's first campaign. I've watched the whole thing and promise you won't be disappointed.

    Get it from Shop Critical Role for $59.99 (available in unisex sizes XS–3XL).

    12. A Fortnite drawing guide book for when you find the strength to take a break from gaming to focus on one of your other many talents.

    a green cover of the book with a dinosaur character on it
    the inside look at one of the pages describing how to draw the fortnite llama
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Surprised how thick and big it was when I received it. I was expecting something much smaller. My son loves it and it actually shows steps to draw his favorite Fortnite characters!" —Amber

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    13. A 1,000-piece video game-themed puzzle you and your roomies can work on together when you realize you've both been playing Elden Ring for 48 hours. Give your poor eyes a break, jeez!

    the puzzle that shows a pile of video games and systems
    Amazon

    Promising review: "If you (or anyone you know) loves video games THIS is the perfect puzzle to get. It's got great color and the size is large after completing it. It's fun piecing together old games and consoles from your younger days. Sometimes puzzles get frustrating...but I felt like I couldn't pull myself away from this one. It didn't take me long to piece it together and now I plan to glue it and hang it in my arcade room. Definitely worth it!" —C. Leonard

    Get it from Amazon for $17.50.

    14. A ceramic Bulbasaur planter any video game lover will adore as much as they always have their favorite starter Pokémon — what a cutie!

    the light green bulbasaur planter customized with paint pens
    the light green planter

    Whether you typically choose Bulbasaur as your starting Pokémon or go another route with Squirtle or Charmander, as a fan of the game (and show, of course) you are certain to gush over this lil' planter.

    Promising review: "Cute! Hand-sized, with enough room to hold a succulent. Paint pens could complete the Bulbasaur look, but we like the subtleness of this that true Pokemon fans pick up on when they see it. It whispers, 'Underneath all this glitz and glam you see, I'm a nerd at heart. But a stylish nerd who understands that sometimes subtle is better.'" —Vivi Pirroni

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    15. A Kingdom Hearts Talisman board game for you and your best friend who have been playing the video game version together since it came out in 2002.

    the board game with various character pieces from the game and cards
    Amazon

    Game night is about to get a whooooole lot more magical.

    Promising review: "Such a great game! I have never played Talisman before and so I thought this might be really complicated to learn to play. While there are a lot of elements to gameplay, I found that the instructions make it relatively easy to start to get the hang of it! Once you start playing, it all starts to make sense. It is so much fun to play and the board is beautiful! It also shipped quickly which I appreciated. All pieces came and were not broken! It is a bit of an investment, but absolutely worth it! It is very fun!" —Faith

    Get it from Amazon for $46.99.

    16. A Banjo-Kazooie slipmat for your record player that'll add an extra element of classic-gaming fun to your decor.

    a slip mat featuring the banjo kazooie map
    Fangamer

    My husband has this slipmat cover for his record player — it adds a fun pop of color to the room when the record player isn't being used.

    Promising review: "If you're a fan of the game, and your turntable needs a slipmat cover, this is for you! I'm not sure if it matters, but I did think it was a little thin, compared to the slipmat I had previously. But the artwork is fantastic, you could probably have it framed or display it as an art piece if you wanted." —Lance

    Get it from Fangamer for $12.

    17. A set of 100 Super Mario-themed stickers that'll leave your heart racing as if you just finally beat your super competitive partner in Mario Kart.

    a bunch of mario themed stickers
    a circular pile of nintendo stickers
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These stickers are really cool! You get a ton and only maybe five of them had duplicates! There are stickers in there that I've never seen anywhere else! Love them!" —StacieL

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    18. A pair of blue-light-blocking glasses, because if you're gaming for long hours after staring at a computer screen for work all day you should definitely have a pair of these to help prevent eye strain.

    a reviewer wearing the glasses
    a reviewer photo showing how the glasses prevent eye strain

    Promising review: "These glasses are perfect for working on the computer, playing videos games, and even watching movies! I love the pale pink color, they’re very feminine and fit my face just like I’d hoped. I recommend them for anyone that spends time on phones or computers" —Kelly Stagg

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in 16 styles).

    19. splurge-worthy gaming chair co-designed by Herman Miller and Logitech, so incredible you won't know how you ever lived without it — it was literally designed with science-backed ergonomics to ensure you'll experience the utmost comfort while sitting it in for hours (and hours, if we're being honest).

    the back of the chair which has a specific curve and blue detailing
    a model sitting in the chair at their computer desk
    Herman Miller, logitechg / Via www.instagram.com

    My husband had been complaining about back pain and his tendencies to slip into terrible posture habits while sitting at his desk. Now that he's working from home he's spending even MORE time in his computer chair (seriously like...13+ hours a day including working and gaming) which makes the investment in a serious chair feel a bit more justified. Since getting this chair he feels like he's sitting up straighter and not feeling stiff by the end of the day. He is forever talking about how comfortable this chair is and how much more his back feels supported since switching from his old chair. This chair is pricey but if you're someone who spends a lot of time sitting at a desk (like many of us these days) it's definitely worth it.

    Get it from Herman Miller for $1,795.

    20. A tie-dyed Twitch long-sleeve top you can wear while watching Ninja or Tfue do their thing for far too many hours — with millions (!) of followers there's no way you're the only one spending your weekend watching someone else game, fear not.

    a grey and off white tie dyed long sleeve top with twitch in the middle
    a reviewer in the grey and white long sleeve top

    Promising review: "I absolutely love it overall but I did order two sizes up from what I normally get (I wanted a really oversized one) and got one that seems maaaaybe one size bigger. So it definitely seems to run a little small." —Becca Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $29 (available in unisex sizes XS–4XL and three styles).

    21. The ABCs of Gaming book that'll look adorable on your desk or simply help you prep your kiddo for a lifelong of gaming fun — never too soon to start!

    the abc's of gaming board book with a cartoon controller on the front
    the inside pages of the abcs of gaming board book
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Got it for my friend's kid's 1st birthday. She's not quite up to reading just yet but she saw the controller on the cover and got so excited because she recognized her dad's controller and knew she had to play with this book. The overall physical quality of the book is very good, and the content is great for a youngster learning to read." —Tully P.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    22. An oversized Snorlax beanbag you've wanted for years and can now finally buy with your Adult Money without judgment from your parents — congratulations! 

    a model curled up with the massive snorlax beanbag
    GameStop

    Promising review: "My nieces have both used this as a temporary bed multiple times when visiting. They refuse to use their actual beds. It is cute as heck and, I must confess, as a 5'11" 42-year-old, I've napped on it myself a few times." —Alex the Grump

    Get it from GameStop for $249.99.

    23. 64-piece iFixit kit for when your most-used gadget gives out and you'd rather try to repair it yourself than buy a new one. Practical purchases that'll save you money in the long run?! You are an adult, after all!

    My husband is admittedly a "gadget guy" and has one of these kits for as long as I can remember. He's a big fan of the brand and loves that every set comes with a lifetime warranty.

    Promising review: "Seriously, I have been repairing small electronics for decades now, over 30 dang years, and I will say this is probably the best deal and collection you can get for simple to even complicated repairs. It has a crapload of bits, but essentially everything you will need as opposed to the next larger offering, though I am still considering getting that for my dungeon downstairs. I keep this upstairs literally in the kitchen since a lot of impromptu repairs occur at the dining room table, but I have not been let down. This is top notch/quality material and manufacturing. It not only feels comfortable but is very strong and bits do not let go of screws. It has a great deal of bits too, 64 in fact. It pretty much covers all the phone and laptop screws you will encounter and even has some socket ones too. Nice touch." —Riboild

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.