We’re big fans of tech and spend nearly every waking minute thinking about it, but sometimes it’s nice to step back and find other ways to pass the time without it. And what better candidate for unplugged fun than a good ol’ jigsaw puzzle?
Whether you’re looking for a smaller puzzle with a simple-yet-fun picture to knock out over the weekend, or a giant puzzle with a challenging design or weirdly-shaped pieces, we’re sure you’ll love these geeky picks. We found puzzles for all kinds of fandoms, ranging from video games and nature to art and Star Wars.
Old School Cool: Retro Video Game Puzzle
Question Your Sanity: Pink/Blue Gradient Puzzle
Glorious Disney: All Characters Stained Glass Puzzle
Animal Shapes: Wooden Humpback Whale Puzzle
Totally Radical: The 1990s Puzzle
For the LEGO Fans: LEGO Minifigure Faces Puzzle
Use the Force: Star Wars Yoda Puzzle
High-Class Art: Van Gogh's Sunflowers Puzzle
Golden Times: The Golden Girls Puzzle
Old-Timey Fun: Vintage Travel Advertisements Puzzle
Need More Space: Planetary Vision Puzzle
Remember playing Duck Hunt, Kirby’s Adventures, and Dr. Mario back in the day? We love all those classic formative video games, and this detail-rich puzzle is the perfect homage to these popular titles from the 80s and 90s. The retro video game puzzle features 1,000 pieces and should give you hours of nostalgic fun. It measures 28 x 20 inches and is made from 100% recycled puzzle board. Pieces snap together easily thanks to its precision-cut design, and it features fun video games like Final Fantasy, Super Mario Brothers, Pac-Man, and more.
Retro Video Game Puzzle
Love old video games? Put dozens of them together in this 1000-piece celebration!
Puzzles with an actual picture are cool and all, but they’re child’s play. Test your skills (and your sanity) with this 500-piece gradient puzzle. You’ll need to bring your best strategies, sorting skills, and eyeglasses to the table for this one. Can you handle the challenge when there’s only blue to pink (or any of the other cool variants the seller offers)? We triple dog dare you to complete this one in a single weekend.
Pink/Blue Gradient Puzzle
Think you're good at puzzles? This deceptively simple-looking puzzle is a challenge even for the best of 'em.
Love all things Disney? You’ve got to get your hands on this unique puzzle then! It features all of the classic Disney characters—like Simba, Dumbo, Peter Pan, Cinderella, Genie, Bambi, Baloo, Mowgli, Aladdin, Jasmine, Pinocchio, Hercules, and more—in a colorful pattern that looks like a stained glass window. Don’t let its cute design deceive you, though; this puzzle measures 29 x 40 inches and features 2,000 pieces. It will take some serious work to complete.
All Characters Stained Glass Puzzle
If you're a fan of Disney's many characters, this puzzle will be an instant hit as it features all of them!
We love rectangular puzzles as much as the next guy does, but this puzzle’s fun nature theme and unique shape are too cool to ignore. It’s shaped like two humpback whales—the mother and her adorable calf—and it is made out of wood. It measures 9.8 x 5.9 inches, so it’s not too large and rocks some seriously cool colors! While it only features 98 pieces, each is shaped like a different forest animal, making the puzzle a fun pick for kids and adults alike.
Wooden Humpback Whale Puzzle
Love animals? You're sure to love this fun puzzle that's shaped like a cool sea creature!
Yeah, everyone knows the 90s was the raddest decade in history, and this 90s-themed puzzle is all that and a bag of chips. It’s a 1,000-piece collage featuring all kinds of gadgets, people, and icons from that decade. If you look around, you’ll see things like Kurt Cobain, Beavis and Butthead, Jurassic Park, Bill Clinton, Y2K, The Simpsons, OJ Simpson’s freeway chase, The Spice Girls, a Ross Perot button, beepers, and so so SO many other memorable treasures. It measures 24 x 30 inches once completed.
The 1990s Puzzle
The 1990s were full of some pretty rad stuff, man; do this puzzle and see for yourself.
We are huge fans of all-things LEGO here at Review Geek, so obviously, we’re obsessed with this themed puzzle, which features hundreds of unique LEGO Minifigure faces. Everyone knows that Minifigures are at the heart of the iconic brand, so getting a close-up focus on each of them, including a pirate, cat, nerd, aviator, snowboarder, clown, and more! The 1,000-piece puzzle measures 25 x 20 inches and is a ton of fun for kid and adult fans of LEGO alike.
LEGO Minifigure Faces Puzzle
This LEGO puzzle might look fun and simple, but we guarantee it'll be a proper challenge!
Do this puzzle, you must! This 1,000-piece puzzle is a must for die-hard fans of Star Wars and of beloved character Yoda. It features Yoda standing with his cane in a Dagobah swamp and meditating. The puzzle measures 26.75 x 19.75 inches and comes with a full-size poster to help you solve the puzzle (or to hang it on your bedroom wall because it’s super cool). It’s made with recycled paperboard and was cut with a precision technique for a perfect fit. Make no mistake, though—with a thousand pieces and a billion shades of green, this puzzle will be difficult. Worth it, but difficult.
Star Wars Yoda Puzzle
Complete this fun puzzle you must! Make Yoda proud it will!
Is high art more your thing than toys and movies? We get that, and we think you’ll absolutely love this Van Gogh puzzle featuring the artist’s beautiful 1889 “Vase with Twelve Sunflowers” still life painting. The puzzle mimics Van Gogh’s Post-Impressionism style and features 1,000 pieces. It measures 26.75 x 19.25 inches when finished and includes a full-size poster for reference while you’re putting it together. It’s a great choice for art aficionados and anyone looking for a slightly fancier puzzle subject.
Van Gogh's Sunflowers Puzzle
Love Van Gogh's beautiful paintings? This one's for the art geeks out there!
Hey you—thank you for being a friend! If you love the classic TV show Golden Girls (and honestly, who among us doesn’t), you can’t say no to this wonderful Golden Girls puzzle. Of course, it features the Golden Gal foursome—Blanche, Dorothy, Rose, and Sophia—with all their beauty and sass. The puzzle measures 19 x 27 when completed and features 1,000 pieces in full color.
The Golden Girls Puzzle
Thank you for being a friend! Celebrate the four most awesome ladies on TV with this excellent puzzle.
Vintage art has a one-of-a-kind look, and it is the center of attention here on this colorful travel advertisements puzzle. It features a collage of travel posters for destinations like Japan, Chile, Switzerland, Hawaii, New Zealand, London, Hong Kong, Rio, Egypt, New York, Cuba, Australia, Budapest, and more! The puzzle’s fun retro design is only matched by the fun retro cylindrical canister it comes in. It contains 1,000 pieces and measures 28 x 20 when finished.
Vintage Travel Advertisements Puzzle
This puzzle is the perfect pick for anyone who loves traveling or collecting vintage artwork.
We’re big astronomy nerds, so this cosmic puzzle from Ravensburger and all of its celestial bodies make for one heck of a delightful treat. There’s a lot to look at and explore—including stars, galaxies, planets, nebulae, and moons—and you’ll wonder if 1,000 pieces are enough to contain it all! The puzzle features an anti-glare finish, which is great for working on it under bright overhead light and unique pieces with precision fit, so you won’t have to worry about whether or not a piece is the right piece.
Planetary Vision Puzzle
Explore the cosmos with this fantastic rendering of planets and other space elements.