Designing a Game Room

Laura Lee
Mar 28, 2023

We all have different ways of entertaining ourselves. The introverts among us tend to prefer activities that they can enjoy by themselves; Extroverts, on the other hand, may prefer to gather everyone around a table and talk. Regardless of the method by which we do it, all human beings require some form of entertainment in order to keep them sane and content. One of the best ways to encourage entertainment within the household is to dedicate an entire room to it – the game room.

The question arises: How do I go about making a game room? The steps, although expensive, are rather simple. Firstly, you are addressed with the task of area selection; Where do you want to make the room? It does not necessarily have to be conducted separately, it can just be an old, unused guest room or storage room. What’s important to note here is that the room should preferably be out of reach from the busy parts of your home – it should encourage relaxation.

The second step involves forming a blank canvas; Get rid of everything in the room – yes, even the bed. The game room is for fun, not sleep – even though both can be equally as enjoyable. Thirdly, consider the purpose of the room. Do you want it to be a poker room where you can sit down with friends and win (or lose) big money? Or do you want to center the theme around video games? A room full to the brim with gaming gadgets and devices.

That leads us to our next task – furnishing the room. Once you have selected the theme, and considered the intention, decorate the room in an engaging, exciting way. Put up pictures, hang banners, scatter around bean bags for people to sit on – paint your blank canvas. Finally, the fun part. Furnish the room with the actual games. There you are – your very own game room. Say ‘goodbye’ to boring weekends and say ‘hello’ to excitement.