It’s almost everyone’s dream: the ultimate gaming room. Whether you enjoy classic pool room games, retro arcade cabinets, card games or the latest video games, it’s no better to have a place to go to your home or the only thing you can do. must think is to have fun.
In addition, the beauty of a game room is that one can fit almost anywhere. If you have a guest room, an unused den, a basement corner or even a space above a garage, you can sit in a playroom. And if you are thinking of building a house, a game room is easy to turn into a plan. We will therefore explain below how to design the ideal game room according to your personal interests.
Assess what types of games you want to include
The first step is, of course, to choose the games you want to have. The picture above shows how you can have more than one type of activity. Combining a pool table with a ping-pong table is a very common idea in game rooms. Foosball is also common. And there is the classic reserve of professional card tables.
You can also find other smaller games to include, such as a dart board on the wall. Small scale games are perfect both as additions to larger games rooms or when the floor space is a concern.
You can also choose modern video games, classic arcade cabinets or pinball machines. And a less common idea could be indoor petanque or shuffleboard.
Remember to combine the games room with other spaces
As mentioned above, you might be surprised to learn what you can turn into a playroom. An example is the addition of spacious modern home game in the photo above. If you have extra space right next to a living room, you can add something like a foosball table or a corner with arcade cabinets.
It’s also a great idea for smaller homes, where turning areas into multifunctional spaces can help save space. Other ideas might be to add a dart board in a den, set up a pool table next to a bar or place a ping-pong table in a furnished loft.
Choose a theme
Another aspect to keep in mind is the choice of a design theme. Some game rooms have a minimalist style and simply have game tables with few ornaments. This can be his own modern style. However, other gambling halls have a complete design theme, right up to building materials. An example is the photo above, where the foosball table and the pool table are part of an industrial bar theme.
Depending on the games you choose, you can choose different directions. If you opt for video games or pinball machines, create a classic arcade space with retro posters featuring classic games on the walls. Or you could go with a classic billiard room full of rich textures and elegant light fixtures. These are just a few examples. The area should reflect your tastes and interests above all else.
Organize your playroom
When planning a playroom, keep in mind an essential design principle. The playroom itself should be designed around the larger play or games, which serve as a focal point. The picture above shows how the pool table is in the center of the room and catches the eye. A large wall hanging is next to the pool table, with lights above the table. A sitting area is also on the side.
Everything in the room is arranged from the biggest game in the room. For other styles of play, the central point could be a widescreen TV if it is a video game room or a set of pinballs on the wall.