EVO-G Illuminated Mousepad VS QPAD XFX Collectors Edition
Packaging - QPAD
The QPAD came in a neat plastic tube. A light plastic cylinder and a little bit of card with the company logo and information on it. You know that you are not paying for the packaging, which is a welcome change in the world we live in today. Although the packaging is minimal it is a cylinder, which is one of the strongest structures so I wouldn't worry about that clumsy courier.
Once you have the mouse mat out of the cylinder you won't find any additional plastic coverings. One bad thing about this mat is that it stinks! When you open your newly received package you are greeted with a horrid smell which nearly knocked me off my chair.
After further examination of the packaging, a little tab of stickers slipped out but these were not company stickers. To tell you the complete truth I didn't have a clue what they were at first. I thought maybe they stick on the bottom of the mat to allow it to stick to a surface, but they were too slippery to do that. So I had to use good old "Google" and found that they were actually called Glidz. They are used to stick on the bottom of your mouse to lessen traction.
Looking good so far, now turn over to have a look at the QPAD's rival.