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9 Video-Game Inspired Drinks You Can Make at Home

You've laid out all the geeky, game-inspired finger foods you could get your hands on, but what about the drinks? These recipes will make your gaming-themed party a hit.
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When you're a gamer geek and you have a party, the standard bar fare just won't do. Here are a few suggestions for the perfect "healing potions" to keep your party going!

Piloting the ship? Fighting on dragon-back? Don't worry, we've got you covered with a few non-alcoholic options, as well.

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Chateau Romani - from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

Feeling a little worn down? Your party's magic's fizzling out? Replenish it with a delicious bottle of Chateau Romani.

Bonus: It's a sweet treat that can be enjoyed with or without the addition of alcohol.

Photo and recipe courtesy of The Geeky Chef

Estus - from Dark Souls and Dark Souls 2

Praise the Sun and pass the Estus flask! This potent cocktail is the perfect restorative for any party.

10/10 - would go Hollow again.

Recipe Courtesy of Gourmet Gaming

Star-Lord Mocktail -from Guardians of the Galaxy

"But Guardians of the Galaxy is a movie!" one well-meaning party-goer tells you.

"It was a comic book, first," we're reminded by the comic book nerd at your party. And they're both right.

With your favorite Guardians of the Galaxy characters featured in Disney Infinity 2.0, however, you can proudly say you've stuck with the gaming theme of your party with a mocktail for your designated driver that tastes great and still has quite a kick.

Recipe and video courtesy of Critical Hit Cocktails with Mitch Hutts

Leechade - from Bastion

"Leechade's so sour, it'll perk you right up when you're feeling low." Enough said.

Image and recipe courtesy of Gourmet Gaming

Rainbow Road Cocktail - from the Mario Kart series

What's a party without party games? And what party game is better than this classic gem? Inspired by the 21st "birthday" of the original game, this cocktail will be a colorful addition to any party - but stay firmly on the couch and keep your drunk driving to Mario Kart.

Image and recipe courtesy of Nintendrunk

Nuka Cola Quantum - from Fallout 3 and the New Vegas games

Need a little pep in your step? Is it getting late, but you're not ready to leave the party? Chug a bit of Nuka Cola Quantum with its 18 delicious fruit essences, and you'll be positively radiant for a few hours more.

Image and recipe courtesy of The Geeky Chef

Columbia Liber-Tea Mocktail - from Bioshock Infinite

Inspired by everyone's favorite floating city, Columbia Liber-Tea is a tasty non-alcoholic offering that's sure to be a hit at your next big shindig.

Video and recipe courtesy of Critical Hit Cocktails with Mitch Hutts 

Destiny Inspired Glowing Cocktail - from Destiny

This fantastic cocktail gives you yet another reason to use black lights for your next big party. Inspired by The Traveler in Destiny, it tastes as good as it looks - a drink and conversation piece, all in one.

Video and recipe courtesy of Cristina Viseu

Frozen Eeveelution Drinks - from Pokemon

This frozen cocktail set gives us a few more bonus drinks, great for beating the summer heat at a party. With one delicious drink for each of Eevee's evolutions, you're going to wanna catch 'em all!

Image and recipe courtesy of Tumblr user meowpurrnom


Have you tried any of these drinks? Know a few you'd like to share? Let us know in the comments!

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Jessa Rittenhouse
Jessa wears a lot of hats - anthropology graduate, mother, obsessive book nerd, writer of both fiction and non-fiction - but her favorite hat is that of the gamer - a hat she's worn since owning an Atari was a "big deal."