Weird Gadgets Unusual Gifts Ideas - Pac Man Heat Changing Mug - Arcade Machine Money Box
Hands up who loves Pac-Man? If you're not reaching for the sky we can only assume you're twiddling your joystick as you read. Because despite being thirty years old, Pac-Man is still the most addictive game in the world. Power pellets and glowing ghosties – what's not to love? Wakkawakka!
With this in mind we're always on the lookout for Pac Man related products – and here's a real humdinger. Officially licensed, the Pac-Man Heat Changing Mug is emblazoned with the legendary Pac-Man maze. But fill it with tea, coffee or any other hot liquid and the pellet-chomping icon appears, as if by magic, along with his ghostly pursuers and a whole heap of power pills. ‘Ulp!
A brilliant pressie for geeky tea drinkers and anyone who habitually handed over their pocket money to Mr Namco, this eye-catching vessel will have you pining for those thumb-blistering days the second you clap eyes on it. ‘Quick, the cherries!'Arcade Machine Money Box
Fingerless day-glo gloves. Betamax. Flashdance. Frankie says. Yes siree, the Eighties have got plenty to answer for. And let's not even mention all that pocket money you squandered on arcade games. Dum, dum, dum, dum.
Thankfully your one-time financial nemesis is about to become your fiscal saviour because the brilliant Arcade Machine Money Box will swallow your shrapnel for all the right reasons. Simply deposit a coin and prepare to be amazed as this retro-tastic machine comes to life, allowing you to play a thumb-blisteringly addictive invaders-style game for two minutes.
When only thirty seconds of thrilling dodging and shooting remain, an alarm sounds – insert another coin or it's game over.
Sadly this particular cabinet is a bit too small to side-slap in frustration, and it's battery operated so you can't unplug it from the mains when you're about to lose (or was that just us?). On the plus side the thought of blasting blocky aliens should provide sufficient motivation for all you old-school vidiots to save a considerable pile of wonga. Then in true Eighties style you can go and blow the lot down the arcade. It's like the last thirty years never happened. Game (and short term financial crisis) over!