Geo / Babak's Gift Guide for TAY Secret Santa 2019!

My name’s Babak Abrishamchian, but here on TAY I used to go by my username GeoStar! I’m an author in Los Angeles working on my Science Fiction book “A Long Way To Orion.”

I have the issue that I’m into a million different things, so I apologize if I’m hard to shop for.

Things I collect/love to buy:

Pens. I’m a pen freak, and I ordered 4 new ones right before I wrote this. I never buy fountain pens, but I love every other kind, from ballpoint to rollerball to brush pens (I’ve been really getting into brush pens recently). Alternatively I REALLY need some nice new notebooks. If you know any nice notebooks that are handheld sized (I can’t handle the big legal sized pages) I’d also love that.

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Cook Books. I’ve spent years learning to cook, and I’m slowly building a small library of cook books. Since this is TAY and I want to stay on brand, there are plenty of nerdy/gaming themed cookbooks I’d be very happy with as a gift. Either of Andrew Rea (Binging With Babish)‘s books are particularly great.

Art books: I love art books because they’re a great behind the scenes on game design, and they support great artists. If there’s any great Art books for video games you know of, I’d love them! I already have nearly every Nintendo art book I could find though.

Games/Franchises I’m the biggest fan of:

The Outer Worlds: The best RPG I’ve ever played. Not much else needs to be said. Anything related to the outer worlds is alright with me.

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Fire Emblem: Easily my favorite franchise. I just started my third playthrough of Three Houses maddening difficulty. Fire Emblem Amiibo, Art (all hail etsy) or any other media is awesome for me.

Avatar the Last Airbender: My favorite TV/Comics series. Same as Fire Emblem, anything works!

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Dragon Quest: I am in desperate need of a Hero Amiibo, but of course there isn’t one (THANKS SQUARE ENIX).

Hope that’s enough! Thanks in advance, and I hope you have a merry Christmas/Chanukah/Festivus/Kwanzaa/Festag!

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