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A game room isn’t just a place to entertain guests or enjoy your favorite games — it’s the perfect spot to let your interests run wild! Whether you’re into video games, pool, or classic arcade games, we’ve got a few ideas to help you design a cool, functional, and fun game room that shows off your unique personality.

For Gamers

If video games are your entertainment of choice, the key is to create a space that’s both immersive and comfortable. Start with a high-quality gaming chair and a large screen TV or monitor. Next, revamp your …

  • Lighting: Smart bulbs or LED strip lights can create a fun, dynamic atmosphere. For a cool ambient glow, place your strip lights behind your TV or monitor.
  • Sound: Invest in a quality sound system or gaming headphones to really immerse yourself in the action.
  • Storage: A stylish TV stand can keep your consoles, controllers, and games organized, cutting down on clutter.

The Classics

Classic games like pool, foosball, and arcade games can add a cool, retro vibe to your game room. But before you incorporate these into your game room, there are few things to consider.

  • Space: Games like pool and ping pong require some extra space around the table, so be mindful of where you place them.
  • Multi-purpose furniture: Some furniture, like pool tables, can serve multiple purposes. When not in use, you can cover them, pull up some chairs, and viola — now you have a great spot for board games and cards!
  • Arcade Games: Classic arcade games can give your game room a nostalgic touch. Place them in a part of the room that could use an extra pop of color!


Your game room decor is where you can really let your personality shine through.

  • Themes: Choose a theme based on your favorite game, sport, movie, or film genre to really tie the room together.
  • Wall Decorations: Mounting posters, neon signs, and even game equipment (like controllers or pool cues) can add some interesting elements your walls. If you want to keep the competition going, add a chalk or white board to keep track of scores, wins, and losses over time!