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Dream game room...

Discussion in 'Game Collecting' started by Neo Matrix, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. Neo Matrix

    Neo Matrix Doesn't get the point of PIMI Moderator Premium Member

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    This is pretty much what I imagined my game room would be like if I ever had the time and money to set it up. Except I imagined it about 20 years ago before HDTVs...
     
  2. Madden 07

    Madden 07 Thanks for the memories everyone. Premium Member

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    That is pretty impressive, but not what I would call my dream room. I feel like mine is close enough to the one in the pictures sans the game kiosks (which would be nice to have ) but honestly the only thing else I could ask for is more shelving and that's hopefully going to happen here soon. Not to gloat or anything though :p
     
  3. MatthewHimself

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    Nathan Barnatt has a pretty impressive arcade. I can't find a picture of it all.
     
  4. Quagmire

    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    My dream room would have a top of the line CRT Tube TV....old games like Genesis and SNES look better on tube TVs compared to LCD/modern TVs
     
  5. Neo Matrix

    Neo Matrix Doesn't get the point of PIMI Moderator Premium Member

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    I hadn't imagined kiosks per se, but I had the idea of a TV for each console and the collection around it, so it's kind of like how the kiosks work. However the execution was similar to the pictures.
     
  6. Apollo

    Apollo Omnipotent Moron Administrator

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    That's not a bad collection, but I always pictured the perfect game room as something more like this. :)
     
  7. Crazy Jamie

    Crazy Jamie First recipient of the Amaloo Award Administrator Super Moderator Premium Member

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    I think there are a few things I would like in a proper game room. The first is some kind of decoration (I love the Mario Bros wallpaper/transfer in the first one). The second is as well as clearly a large amount of storage, there should be some room for displaying individual items, such as a glass cabinet or similar. I'm happy with the vast majority of my games just being displayed bookcase style, but would want certain ones (including, for example, my limited edition Gameboy Micro and my sealed Windwaker and Zelda Collection games) displayed due to being particularly rare/valuable/awesome.

    I'm not sure about the kiosk. It's cool, but it isn't practical. I can't decide whether or not it just takes up too much space.
     
  8. Soda Shop Hero

    Soda Shop Hero A Generation of Chaos Moderator

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    I love the use of the game kiosks. The thing is there was once a time where you could just randomly ask for that stuff and most places would just give it away but now with ebay and what not I would assume its harder to do.

    I wanted to try this myself recently (sort of) but I didnt have the guts to ask. I went to a local best buy and I noticed they changed out one of the older PS3s for a brand new one. You could tell it was from the game kiosk it was just randomly siting out with wires coming out of it and a tray that had the controllers. Its not the same as a kiosk but it would of been cool to ask and got a deal on a "in store display" model.

    I am torn on a game room. While I would love to show it off at the same time I feel like if anyone ever found out its just exposing my stash. If I ever did I would wanna buy those open glass displays like in a pawn shop and just put stuff in there as well as maybe some custom painted office storage to pull things together.
     
  9. LeonaTaylor

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    I can't find a picture of it all.