Up until recently, advent calendars for gamers have been pretty lacking in style and substance. You’re probably familiar with the usual box that has Pikachu or Mario slapped across the front, but have you noticed there’s very rarely anything of note behind the doors? Sure, the packaging is on theme, but that’s all there is to get excited about.
Thankfully, things are beginning to change, and advent calendar creators are finally taking note of the booming game industry and bringing out products to suit ever niche and preference. Instead of sticking to the same old treats, brands are now opting to gift their customers with figurines, puzzles, and more to keep them occupied over the festive period. There are even some calendars that provide gamers – and budding engineers – the tools to make their own games or even create an escape room-type set-up.
Whether you love collecting figurines or are up for a challenge, these advent calendars are the perfect alternative to level up your countdown to Christmas.
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