We had a basement "Geek Cave" and then we said "screw being grownups" and moved everything upstairs! Giant bean bag and all.
Geek Home Decor: Basement Gaming Room
A basement gaming room is the perfect place for your geek activities.
This month’s Geek Home Decor is about transforming your basement into a gaming room! Don’t let your dungeon…err…basement go to waste for boring activities, change it into a gaming room! If we had a basement this is what we would do.
I think Minecraft torches, and maybe a few light up >Minecraft redstone ore, would make the perfect lighting for a basement gaming room. Another idea for a light source would be the Pac-Man Multi-Color Ghost Lamp.
You’re going to need a gaming desk for PC games, and TV stand with storage, for console games. Of course you’ll need a computer chair, and other seating, like a futon. Another useful addition would be a storage bench, that doubles as a table. In front of the futon I was hoping to add some awesome gamer themed area rug, but had trouble finding any that were still actually being sold, (If I lived in the UK, I would get the Space Invaders one). Maybe I didn’t look hard enough, I’m not sure, but I decided to see what I could find in ‘normal’ rugs, and I found one that kind of reminded me of pixels.
Let’s not forget about a place to play some tabletop games, add fold away tables and chairs, and some shelves to store the games on. If not playing tabletop games this can be used as a break area to chow down on some pizza.
An area for snacks and beverages is essential, simply get a utility table and a small fridge. And somewhere in your basement you probably have a normal looking light switch plate, change that out for a Power-Up Arcade Light Switch Plate. Now the Basement Gaming room is complete!
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