In the leadup to Christmas (and the chaotic wake of Thanksgiv-ukkah) we wanted to do a series highlighting some fun, cheapish items you can pick up for your geek-minded friends, loved ones, and non-threatening coworkers. 

 

Last Minute Gift Ideas: Classic Cartridge Soaps

 

Have you ever wanted to feel nostalgic while wet and naked? Because that dream can now be a reality. 

Lovingly molded by UK-based soapers Game Odour, we were shocked by how realistic these cartridge soaps looked in these photos. No really, we actually entertained the idea that they just sudsed-up some old SNES carts for what we can only imagine was "the most pointless deception ever concieved by human minds".

 

 

Last Minute Gift Ideas: Classic Cartridge Soaps

 

Available in "SNES" and "Game Boy" variants, each bar also comes with a replica plastic dust protector, which would come in handy if you have particularly hairy roommates.

 

 Last Minute Gift Ideas: Classic Cartridge Soaps

 

Soap traditionally isn't the most thoughtful gift, having been lumped together with candles and drugstore chocolate under the category of "things your Aunt might like". Luckily, there's a nice selection of individual games you can choose from, which makes it a much more personal statement.

That statement is "I want you to think about both me and Super Mario Kart every morning while you're filthy and nude". 

You can find the full selection at Firebox.com

 

Last Minute Gift Ideas: Classic Cartridge Soaps