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Holiday Gift Guide: For the stay at home holiday

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Nov 25, 2020, 2:11 PM EST (Updated)

The holidays are just around the corner, but 2020 being what it is, it’s probably safer if your celebrations and festivities take place inside your own home, rather than out and about on Santa’s lap.

Never fear! SYFY WIRE has put together a perfect list of gifts for the ultimate geeky stay-at-home holiday. Whether you’re looking for the perfect puzzle that you and your loved ones can spend hours putting together or for an exciting new tabletop game (say perhaps one that pits Robin Hood against Bigfoot?), you’ll find plenty of great gift ideas below. Get one for your game-loving friend — or just snag one for yourself and give people the gift of a good time playing a fun game.

Cyberpunk 2077: Kitsch Puzzle

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
The hotly anticipated action roleplaying game Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed a few times now, though it's still expected to come out in time for the holidays. However, you can get the jump on piecing together the game’s in-depth cyberpunk world (literally) with this 1,000-piece puzzle, measuring 20x27.

Hellboy Playing Cards

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
One of the best things about Hellboy, Mike Mignola's gruff demonic superhero, is that he’s actually a pretty chill dude when he's not battling the forces of evil. He's the sort who wouldn't mind playing cards now and then, making this deck of cards (sporting art by Mignola) a fitting stocking-stuffer.

Masters of the Universe: Skeletor 1000-Piece Puzzle

Sold by Florian Bertmer
Skeletor's attempts to overthrow the residents of Castle Grayskull and become the Master of the Universe rarely work out, but you'll probably have an easier time completing this 1,000-piece puzzle. Illustrated by Florian Bertmer, the finished puzzle depicts Skeletor, framed by the wicked swirling mists of Snake Mountain, steeling the sorcerous Havoc Staff for battle.

Masters of the Universe: He-Man 1000-Piece Puzzle

Sold by Florian Bertmer
He-Man has the power, but you can have the puzzle. The good-aligned counterpart to the Skeletor puzzle, this 1,000-piece work, also illustrated by Bertmer, shows He-Man as he stands tall against the mythical Grayskull, Power Sword in hand, ready to defend his homeworld from encroaching darkness.

Record Store 300-Piece Puzzle

Sold by Little Friends of Printmaking
The Little Friends of Printmaking, a husband-and-wife illustration duo, created this charming homage to vinyl. Give your favorite record a spin while putting together this 350-piece puzzle for a nice, groovy night.

King of Movies: The Leonard Maltin Game

Sold by Mondo Games
The great Leonard Maltin is a towering, trusted voice in film criticism, but do you have it in you to write a better review than he did? Or at least, can you trick your friends into thinking that you wrote the blurb for a particular film rather than Maltin? This game, which can easily be played remotely if one person has the physical cards while the rest play over the phone on the King of Movies app, will make a film buff out of every player.

Disney Shadowed Kingdom

Sold by Mondo Games
There's a shadow polluting the Disney Kingdom, and together you and a teammate will have to collaborate to free the Kingdom and rediscover lost magic. Pick your favorite Disney Hero and get started on this two-player game, described as a family-friendly introduction to a magical world of gaming.

The Iron Giant 1000-Piece Puzzle

Sold by DKNG
The Iron Giant, the lovable robot from the classic 1999 animated movie, knows something about putting himself together, piece by piece. Now, you can do the same with this gorgeous 1,000-piece puzzle.

Video Vortex

Sold by Mondo Games
Sure, streaming is great, but there's something about the quirky charm of an old video rental store that can't be beat. Video Vortex, a competitive deck-building game for 2-4 players, captures the spirit of a bygone age of VHS tapes and mashes it up with a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Collect cards and rule the wasteland — just make sure to be kind and rewind.

U.S. National Parks Map 1000-Piece Puzzle

Sold by Brave the Woods
This is a gift guide for a stay-at-home holiday, yes, but you can still get a taste of the great outdoors with this 27x19, 1000-piece puzzle that brings the beauty and splendor of America’s National Parks to life on your living room table.

Castlevania 1000-Piece Puzzle

Sold by Becky Cloonan
'What is a man?' Dracula famously asks in one Castlevania game. 'Just a miserable pile of secrets.' Well, until you put this 1,000-piece puzzle (featuring artwork by Becky Cloonan) together, Dracula is little more than a miserable pile of puzzle pieces, so now who's laughing, Count?

Gwent: Art of the Witcher Card Game HC

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Explore the cards of Gwent! With cards that feature fantastic art that only adds to the strategic thrill of crushing one's opponent, this card game offers a singular gaming experience. Featuring over 200 pieces of art from the Gwent card collection! A fantastic companion to the world of The Witcher.

Game of Thrones Puzzle: Iron Throne

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
The most iconic imagery from Game of Thrones is the indomitable iron throne, pictured here on a deluxe 1,000-piece puzzle. Once completed, the puzzle measures 20x27 inches and is printed in a high-quality matte finish. The puzzle pieces are secured inside a bag and packaged in a full-color box.

Dragon Age: Inquisition Playing Cards - Series One

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Dragon Age: Inquisition, the epic role-playing series from Bioware, includes beautiful vistas and incredible possibilities with an unparalleled story set in a vast, changeable landscape. The creative team has provided us with beautiful artwork to create an impressive deck of cards.

Game of Thrones Playing Cards: 3rd Edition

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Playing cards fit for a king or queen! This deck features a beautiful antiqued gold and silver motif and a variety of characters are portrayed on the face cards as well as the jokers. Standard-size deck with 52 cards and 2 jokers.

Plants vs. Zombies Playing Cards

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
This set of playing cards with designs from the team behind the mega-popular game Plants vs. Zombies. Features powerful plants and fun-loving zombies. This deck has 52 cards plus two unique jokers: Nutter and Imposter.

Dragon Age: Cast of Thousands 1000 Piece Puzzle

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
The Dragon Age series is beloved for its amazing cast of diverse characters. Become reacquainted with each budding romance, snarky companion, or menacing miscreant in this jam-packed 1000-piece puzzle. Measures at 20x27 inches, featuring gorgeous artwork by Nick Thornborrow.

Game of Thrones: Cersei Lannister Westeros Map - Deluxe 1000 Piece Puzzle

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Fans can now piece together their own map of the great land of Westeros with this deluxe 1,000 piece puzzle. The map imagery is taken straight from Game of Thrones Season 7 to match the map Cersei Lannister has painted in a courtyard of King's Landing. The complete puzzle measures 20x27 inches and comes in high quality full color box.

Cyberpunk 2077: Metro Life Puzzle

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Life is hard on the streets of Night City and when you find an empty train car you take it. Body or not! This 1000-piece puzzle features gorgeous artwork with tons of references to the world of Cyberpunk. Measuring at 20x27 inches, this will be a worthy challenge to add to any fan's collection.

Cyberpunk 2077: Neokitsch Puzzle

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Taking place in the metropolis of Night City during the year 2077, mega corporations have ascended to now rule in a world where violence, oppression, and cyberware implants aren't just common - they're necessary as forms of style, luxury, and especially survival. Here are more exciting products inspired by the beautiful, gritty, and often deadly world of Cyberpunk 2077. Neokitsch is synonymous with luxury, a style blossoming among Night City's wealthiest elites. This 1000-piece puzzle, featuring gorgeous artwork of this luxury lifestyle, should be worthy challenge to add to any fan's collection.

Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book Volume 01

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Set a course for creativity with the original Enterprise crew! This beautiful adult coloring book features 45 stunningly detailed black-and-white images to color in any way you choose. With brand-new illustrations by amazing artists, this is a must-have collectible for Star Trek fans everywhere.

Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book Volume 01

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Take a colorful journey with Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise with this adult coloring book! With 45 highly detailed, beautifully illustrated images to color however you choose, this tome is a must-have item for Star Trek fans in this galaxy or any other.

Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book Volume 02 - Where No Man Has Gone Before

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
The coloring voyage continues! This beautifully illustrated volume features all-new, stunningly detailed black-and-white images from Seasons 2 and 3 of the iconic television show. Printed on high-quality stock, each illustration offers an array of diverse details to color as faithfully or as wildly as you choose and is single-sided to avoid unsightly bleed-though. This is a must-have collectible for Star Trek fans throughout the galaxy!

Halo Adult Coloring Book TPB

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
UNSC, Covenant, and Forerunner factions fill this volume of original illustrations based on the expansive video game universe of Halo! Bring to life these ready-to-color pages filled with your favorite characters, transports, and worlds. 45 original black-and-white illustrations give you the Master Chief, Cortana, and others all battling away with signature weapons and tech pulled directly from the Halo video games.

Umbrella Academy Playing Cards

Sold by Dark Horse Comics
Taking inspiration from Apocalypse Suite, Dallas, and Hotel Oblivion, we've designed new products to reflect the strangeness and beauty of The Umbrella Academy. Standard-size deck with 52 cards and 2 jokers.