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Creating the Ultimate Game Room — 40+ Ideas

Now is the perfect time to create your ultimate game room. With so many of us now working remotely, the home has transformed into the go-to spot for work, eat, sleep, and play.

If you have a small open spot in your home, a spare room, or a basement, we encourage you to build a space that brings people together.

Below, is a list of ideas on what to include in your game room with several designs to inspire you!

Game Room Ideas

A typical game room may consist of a billiard table or dart board, but nowadays, people are getting more and more creative like so:

Below, is our list of ideas to include in your game or entertainment room:


  • Apple TV includes games
  • Air Hockey Table
  • Billiard Table
  • Bumper Pool Table
  • Chess Table
  • Dart Board
  • Foosball Table
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Pacman Arcade Table
  • Pinball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playstation
  • Poker or Card Game Table
  • Shuffle Board
  • Skee-Ball
  • Table Tennis
  • Xbox


  • Disco Ball
  • Jukebox
  • Piano, and other instruments
  • Record Player

On the Wall

  • Chalk painted wall for a chalk board
  • Dart Board
  • Axe Throwing Board
  • Projection screen for movie nights or video games

For Large Game Rooms

  • Basketball Court
  • Bowling Lanes
  • Fireplace
  • Golf Simulator
  • Home Theater with Reclining Chairs
  • Wine Cellar


  • Bean Bags
  • Full Bar
  • Built-in Bar
  • Rolling Bar Cart
  • Pub Table with Stools

Outside the Box Ideas

  • Chalkboard Game Table
  • Fish Tank
  • Bookshelf

Fun Additions

  • Gumball Machine
  • Slurpee Machine
  • Soda Maker
  • Snow Cone Machine
  • Popcorn Maker

Multifunctional Poker Dining Tables

Often, your game room or gaming space may be small and you may have to opt for less items. However, we recommend choosing items that provide multiple functions.

The tables we offer are great for gaming, playing poker, and dining. It’s an all-in-one design.

Simply flip over the table top to reveal either the dining side or the poker / board game side.

We love tables like this!

Here’s 3 tables from our collection:

Bumper Pool

If you’re looking for a fun version of billiards that fits into a small space, then you might want to consider include a bumper pool table in your rec room!

Bumper pool was very popular in the 70s and 80s and can bring a sense of nostalgia to your space.

It’s also incredibly fun!

How to Play Bumper Pool:

3-in-1 Bumper Pool Tables

Our multifunctional tables provide you dining, poker gaming, and bumper pool all in 1:

Here’s 3 tables from our collection:

Game Room Designs

Best Bar Stools and Chairs for Game Rooms

Posted by Stephanie

on in Design, Inspiration


A lover of all types of design, Stephanie brings over 9 years of experience with interior design and seating. From modern to transitional, she loves any design that exudes comfort and elegance.