After years of wishing for the perfect gaming cave, the time has come to finally start laying the first bricks towards building your long-awaited lair. There are so many options that you have to consider, including space and budget. And since rarely either of those two things is infinite, you will need to decide how to maximize your gaming space. Although the road to enhancing your gaming room may seem clear, a few pitfall investments can derail your vision until the next budget cycle. However, you are in luck because in this article, we are going to take you through the absolute necessities you need to enhance your gaming room.
Perhaps the most critical consideration in retrofitting your gaming room with pure awesomeness is to make sure you have the proper gaming desk. You will likely want a desk that is wide and sturdy enough to handle all of your PC or console hardware. Depending on the size of your space, however, you may want to find a more compact desk with multiple compartments that also have holes designed into the desk to allow cables to pass through. This will allow your desk to maintain a clean and sleek look, while also providing decent cable management.
Next, you will now need to find a decent gaming chair, as this will be where you are spending the majority of your time while gaming. In this case, it is worth spending more to find to the perfect chair for you because, in time, your gaming performance may suffer due to discomfort. Also, if you are a real die-hard gamer, an additional luxury will be to add a mini-fridge to keep your essential food and drink items in stock.
Many gamers believe that having a massive TV or PC monitor is the key to enhancing their gaming rooms. Often times huge displays may not always have the best refresh rates, so it is essential to decide whether or not the screen is meant to enhance gaming performance or overall aesthetics of the room. If your goal is to achieve optimum performance, you may find more value in a high-quality but smaller display. If you are going for aesthetics and are looking to impress, then go for a larger monitor around 48 55 inches depending on the size of the room. Flat-screen LCD with high resolution is recommended.
Lastly, to add the cherry-on-top for full effect, consider adding some LED backlighting around the edges of the room, behind your desk, and display.