Nearly 75% of all American households have at least one member who plays video games on a regular basis. If you are an avid gamer, you will know how important it is to have a dedicated space where you can play without being disturbed or distracted. If you have an unused room at home (or even a garage or garden shed), it can easily be turned into a gaming room. Although you can enlist the services of professional interior designers to help you with the task at hand, creating your gaming room yourself can also turn out to be a very fulfilling activity. Here are a few pieces of tech to incorporate into your new gaming room at home.
Enhance Your Layout
One of the biggest considerations of your gaming room is its layout. The best way to figure out where everything will go is by drawing a floor plan and indicating the best place for your furniture and gaming gear. Your available space will ultimately dictate what you can have in your gaming room so always start with the essentials first. Compact gaming desks are predicted to once again be a hot commodity in 2023 thanks to their sleek, modern designs and novel features. If your budget allows for it, opt for a motorized adjustable desk that will take your gaming experience to the next level.
Personalize Your Space
A gaming room is more than just a place where you can sit down and play games. It is also a space that you can call your own and should therefore reflect your own personal style and interests. There are many ways you can go about choosing the decor for your gaming room setup, including by incorporating some of the coolest gaming gadgets of the year into it. If you have a big budget and an active imagination, the sky is virtually the limit when it comes to decorating the room. Although star projectors may have their roots in the eighties, their high-tech counterparts are predicted to make a huge comeback in 2023. The Sega Toys Homestar Flux can display up to 60,000 stars and comes with two slide discs that depict beautiful star constellations of both the southern and northern hemispheres. The LaView Star Projector is another popular choice that uses 8 lenses to project incredibly realistic images onto your walls and ceiling.
Don’t Skimp on the Seating
While there are many important elements in a gaming room, there is one you definitely shouldn’t skimp on: comfort. In order to be comfortable when playing (or watching someone else play) you need to invest in quality seating. Sitting in the same position for hours at a time will be a harrowing experience if you are perched on top of an uncomfortable chair. You may not only develop a stiff neck and back spasms, but your gaming ability can also be hindered. If you don’t already have a decent gaming chair, now is the right time to invest in one. Don’t spend a small fortune on the first cool chair you see either. Instead, do some research and read some peer reviews before making your final decision. Worthy considerations include the Cougar Explore S, the OFM Essential Racing Chair, and the AndaSeat Kaiser 2.
Millions of Americans play video games on a regular basis. While it is technically possible to play anywhere in the house, nothing can compete with having your own dedicated gaming room kitted out with the latest gaming gadget, at your disposal.