It’s Great to know how to build your own game room in your own home, but if your Interested in building a great home entertainment center with features that can make a game room only apart from the whole center inside the basement you came to the right place.
Nobody wants to have to be stuck learning a new way to get creative on building the right type of setting for this multimedia center inside the basement area.
So what I would do is create a list of things I would want my area of the basement or attic space to have and look at what type of space is necessary to have this type of sets in your basement.
What Type Of Items Should I Start With?
Use your own creative mind to envision more than just a bar with a few old school arcade machines, try thinking outside the box for a change. Vintage machines is great to use, could be better if you, For example: have them installed inside a bar table set while drinking your favorite beverage.
Now that is real creative thinking and good options to work with just remember you have to write these things down and then next we will discuss how to effectively implement them into the basement area. In order make this plan work properly it is a must you have a good reasonable budget to structure the ideas to fit your goals.
Now that we have established how we are able to get a list together by using creative ideas for space and structure let’s take a look at what type of items we could use to build a list on for a pretty cool game room.
Things to start a game room with:
Arcades– Vintage pinball/Retro gaming/ Interactive video
Sports– Foosball, Air Hockey/ Ping pong/ pool tables
Dining – Bar table set/ Round table with chairs/ tables to seats/ Bar Tap
Television– Inside table/ inside seating/ Wall mounted/Floor installed/portable viewing
As we go though these options please take notes to use for your own ideas to layout a plan to develop your own version of your game room. At the end of this please share with us your game room features with styles.
What do I look for in Aracade Entertainment ?
It’s good to get a fine understanding of what your looking for in arcades, many people tend to use what the next person is envisioning, this will only become a disaster. Instead, try looking into what do you like about having an arcade set installed.
Nobody wants to waste money and time going after what someone else wants for your home game room set.
In order to realize your creativity and designs, structure your ideas to hone in on the most important things that you really want in this room.
Old school arcades– When thinking old school it’s more to a view of pin ball machines, vintage one brings the joy of what it’s like to play this when you were younger, or have a fond excitement for a particular type of machine. But try not to let it drive you away from the overall process.
- Karaoke Machines
- Dancing entertainment
- Touch screen gaming
- Projector screen gaming
- Sports interactive games/Gaming stations
Karaoke Machines: have a crowd value to it which helps in pleasing a gathering for parties. You have to have a willingness to invest well into a good machine that will keep up for years to come.
Dancing/Gaming sets: Who would love to dance to the beat and work up a good sweat to impress friends and break a few records? It’s what younger people as well as the older would love to see and try this fun way to get the family back spending time with one and another.
Touch Screen Gaming: There’re ways to go from here, If you don’t mind gambling machines which still a popular item to use choice for those in the gambling. Another can be four player hookups for competitive racing games or top end platforms for team events online.
Top end platform gaming meaning X box PlayStation, Vintage video gaming, etc… We will get into that later. You could in different places with these types machines but it’s all about what do you really to have in this set of gaming options.
Projector Screen Gaming: It’s nice to use when your up for an online tournament. you could really benefit from the home entertainment value. People are into the bright light sound blasting technologies that will give you a full use in options for development.
- It takes more than your usual set up of a video game, try the better option with 3D capabilities and use the screen to make it interactive for others by using more viewer interactive gaming
- Teams of people would like to be challenged so you have a competitive sporting or fighter game set up. X box Is full sporting games but if there is something more simple but challenging you can find yourself with a very popular spot to have in your set.
Sports and Interactive game stations
As you build out this unique station of a game room take into notice of what your space has to look like in order to have the maximum effect on spacing and interactions with others in the group.
Basketball : Shooting hoops with goal in mind to beat out your friends is a good option to have in the game room. People can use this to play with others and play against the computer. The hoops game would be a nice touch to use for this room it brings timeless value to the whole set.
Skeet ball: One of the all time favorites to use for vintage gaming. I would highly recommend looking into this as a use for gaming. This type of set delivers action upon hours of play and commands your attention for fun and social interaction.
Pool table: I believe you can never go wrong in choosing a more laid back and chill entertaining system. People really relate to playing pool instantly and find it to be laid back cool vibe in enjoying casual game.
Air Hockey: Is a favorite gaming option of mine that holds a good value in years to come. It’s has a simple setup to play two people at a time and can get pretty intense with good friends.
Ping pong: What a fun choice for family fun and has a great option to have in a family fun room of gaming. Your could’nt take up space in this set. Four people can play at once and involves only a paddle, ping pong ball and a table.
Gaming Stations: The use of a flat screen and a few joysticks can never get old and I think it’s more of a popular choice people can really enjoy and relate to very easily which brings great interaction with others.
Dine in with great ideas to eat in drink while you play
This can make the whole experience well worth your while. It’s the next step to turning the basement into a game room theater. People will have a different perspectives in discovering the options you could have in these types of areas to know. Butit’s about thinking out the box and allow your creative ideas to come to life.
Drinking set: Bar taps are cool and good to have for sorting events and parties. But what about just everyday use? I have some options to choose from that would give you a good idea to form your own opinion on these ideas.
- Vintage bar with whiskey lights
- Half Chief bar half drinking bar
- Built you own meal station with drinking dispenser
- Self serving station with automatic drinking taps
As you can see this will give you more brainstorming ideas to brew up and utilize to create more out of the box ides to create a reality that fix your needs.
A good television set to keeps all of your guest attention
Flat screens require more size to accommodate the large portion of a gathering. I think it could have a different effect on how the whole operation is in setup. You can get the best TV set that has some the best features and call it a day or your could set up a projector screen set that could allow for more gaming, or more movie watching.
Ideal sizes in my opinion would require 55 to 85 inch screen television sets. I think this is a good for people to enjoy the action from the theater seating.
Imagine having the sound controls installed in the headrest with more than enough space to relax and grab a drink while relaxing in the comforts of a plush seating that reclines.
The process can be simplified and cover less space. The projection screen model, It’s one the more simplistic ways to set up a family or friend type of viewing set for comfort and style. Playing video games has a more relaxed interactive view. The only draw back is this takes away the full family or friend interaction with face forward viewing.
To some people you can see this as a good thing and get more of a bonding experience with others and could find it as the only at times but It’s all about what do you think is the best form of entertainment.
Tell us what is your ideal Game room? do you plans for this in the future for yourself or have experience others and want to share more with this topic please feel to let us know below by commenting. Thanks for reading.