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ThinkGeek's foolishly fake products should be real

This April Fools' Day, ThinkGeek unleashed everything from Mad Max Power Wheels Desert Drifters to a Hodor Travel Buddy to Voltron Cat Condos. Take a look at some of the coolest fake products around.

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Your cats have been dreaming of a Voltron of their very own. ThinkGeek

When April 1 rolls around each year, ThinkGeek showcases a flurry of fake products that we all wish were real. Sometimes the geektastic gift company even makes a few of those products an actual reality, like the 2014 .

This year, ThinkGeek did not disappoint. Fans of "Mad Max," "Game of Thrones," Voltron steampunk and more will have plenty of reason to visit ThinkGeek today.

Let the "Game of Thrones" Hodor Travel Buddy guide you to your destination. This mount system turns your smartphone into the face of Hodor -- beard and all -- so you can keep both hands on the steering wheel as your "Game of Thrones" buddy tells you where to go via GPS.

Too bad he only says "Hodor" instead of indicating turning right, left or anything useful. The Hodor Travel Buddy fictitiously retails for $25 (about £17 or AU$33).

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Figuring out who the killer is in "Game of Thrones" Clue may take days. ThinkGeek

Then there's "Game of Thrones" Clue. With over 48 metal weapons like the longclaw and the needle, the candlestick from the traditional game of Clue seems downright mundane. The custom game board with 30 locations has 48 player pieces that include Gregor Clegane, Tyrion Lannister and Brienne of Tarth. Good luck completing the massive game in less than three hours. It fictitiously retails for $50 (about £34 or AU$66).

You'll never disrespect your feline roommates again when they get their own power complex after hanging out in this Voltron Cat Condo. With almost six feet of play area, this fleece-covered Defender of the Universe will entertain your cats for hours as they pretend to keep the galaxy, and your living room, safe from intruders -- all for a fictitious $190 (about £129 or AU$250).

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Jules Verne would be impressed with this steam-powered gaming console. ThinkGeek

For steampunks who like to game, there's the Steam-Powered Gaming Cabinet. Play your favorite video game with this console that uses a miniature boiler to power the steam engine that produces all the electricity you need. But remember to carefully monitor the boiler pressure, grease all the gears and stoke the fire.

The console comes with SteamOS preinstalled (and can also be configured to run Linux, FLOW-MATIC, and Fortran). Plus the wired controller has ball-jointed thumb-sticks and typewriter-feel keys. Did we mention that warm vacuum-tube glow? All of this can be yours for a fictitious $400 (about £271 or AU$526). Coal costs extra.

Then there are the impressive Power Wheels Desert Drifters that turn any kid into a miniature road warrior that would impress even Mad Max. These deadly looking Power Wheels are covered in spikes, spears and automatic (foam) weapons so kids can pretend to be part of a rogue gang in a dystopian wasteland.

These battery-powered Desert Drifters hit a top speed of 7.5 mph and have a Thunderdome Traction system that enables kids to drive on rough terrain. ThinkGeek even has a video of the little road warriors driving the three varieties of Desert Drifters: Rage Rover, Fury Roadster and the Master Blaster ATV. These Drifters are a fictitious bargain -- especially in Bartertown -- at $299 (about £202 or AU$393).