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Let's see pics of game rooms!


By erak

9 years ago



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    #13651 76 days ago
    Quoted from dmieczko:

    I really love that pattern...

    Thanks so much. Can’t wait to finish the room. More pics coming.

    #13652 76 days ago
    Quoted from sataneatscheese:

    18000 game retropie... all arcade games from pre 1995 plus a bunch of home systems 6 button layout.... in reality, mostly simpsons, raiden, nba jam, tapper, and tetris. Its the perfect scale dor my young kids.
    Thanks!

    How easy/hard is that to convert? Cost involved?

    #13653 76 days ago

    I'll be honest, I paid someone off of facebook marketplace to do it. I think all and all I'm in ~$700 on it, with someone else doing all of the labor for me. That included having the Asteroids machine, riser, 6 button joystick setup from a Street Fighter machine, lit buttons, amp, and coin buttons.

    I'd rather have a full sized setup, but this is much smaller and the perfect scale for my kids (2, 5, and 7).

    It works very well for most of the old arcade games. Arcade classics, bullet hell games, and beat em ups are all well suited from this setup.

    However, 10k+ of the other games are virtually unplayable because of limited controls. Imagine trying to play Super Mario Kart 64 on this setup.

    All in all I'm very happy with this setup, and will upgrade to a full sized machine when the kids are bigger.

    I'm guessing you could do this yourself for $400 all inclusive, but would put 10-20 hours into it if you've never done one before.

    There are a few more pics and threads on my setup in another thread here.
    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/299-new-arcade-cabinets-street-fighter-centipede-tempest-?tq=&tu=sataneatscheese

    Made this video for other folks to answer questions.

    #13654 76 days ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    How easy/hard is that to convert? Cost involved?

    https://www.diyretroarcade.com/index.php/arcade1up-upgrades.html

    A bunch of conversion/upgrade parts are on that site. There's a group on Reddit that is pretty helpful with converting them and probably quite a few videos on Youtube showing what can be done.

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    #13655 76 days ago
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    #13656 76 days ago
    Quoted from bangerjay:

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    Well, that's certainly a pic of a game room. A rather unique perspective...

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    #13657 76 days ago
    Quoted from bangerjay:

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    Someone's a leg man...

    #13658 75 days ago
    Quoted from bangerjay:

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    Yeah! That's a bunch of giant pinbaĺl machines.

    #13659 75 days ago

    All that wasted storage space!

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    #13660 75 days ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    How easy/hard is that to convert? Cost involved?

    i have a detailed thread about it here on pinside.

    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/raspberry-pi-arcade

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    #13661 71 days ago

    Just bought our new house about 3 months ago, and we decided to make a game/fun room. Just starting to take shape. Bought a Metallica Pro just for the fun of it about 2 months ago, and decided to follow it up with a Monster Bash LE (waiting on topper to arrive) just the other day.

    Plan is to put a pool table where that random table is at. And then over the next course of years will be adding about 8-10 more pinball machines in the corner of room not shown (now just need to get the wife on board).

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    #13662 71 days ago
    Quoted from Wineinger09:

    Plan is to put a pool table where that random table is at.

    The thing I miss most after selling my billiard table was the loss of surface area to place parts while shopping games.

    #13663 71 days ago
    Quoted from Wineinger09:

    Bought a Metallica Pro just for the fun of it about 2 months ago, and decided to follow it up with a Monster Bash LE

    Those two pins are certainly a great start!!

    #13664 71 days ago

    I like the simplicity of this setup. Movie room and a couple games on the side for a break. I wouldn't change a thing.

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    #13665 68 days ago

    So I have a gameroom in my basement just added Wonka will take some new pics there... but check out my home away from home gameroom. We have a haunted house and I bought damn near every horror themed pinball and added it to the exit of our haunt. So you have horror themed pins surrounded by monsters, autographs, and so much more. Check it out. If you're ever in St Louis stop by... these pinballs are only avail to play in September, October and early November. After that they sit there doing nothing, other than we open for one day for Christmas, Valentines and one special event in March. Yeah they just sit there year around.

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    #13666 68 days ago

    Love the powder coating on Creech, really suits. And what a space!! Awesome!!

    #13667 68 days ago
    Quoted from drfrightner:

    So I have a gameroom in my basement just added Wonka will take some new pics there... but check out my home away from home gameroom. We have a haunted house and I bought damn near every horror themed pinball and added it to the exit of our haunt. So you have horror themed pins surrounded by monsters, autographs, and so much more. Check it out. If you're ever in St Louis stop by... these pinballs are only avail to play in September, October and early November. After that they sit there doing nothing, other than we open for one day for Christmas, Valentines and one special event in March. Yeah they just sit there year around.[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

    For a second I thought these pics were your basement and was like HOLY CRAP!!! But then re-read your post, and while not the basement, an awesome execution of theme at your business!

    Well done!

    Chris

    #13668 68 days ago

    Awesome looking place to hang out and play some pins. Just need a Class of 1812 to round out the campy horror theme.

    #13669 68 days ago
    Quoted from Flynnyfalcon:

    Love the powder coating on Creech, really suits. And what a space!! Awesome!!

    I love powder coating, I powder coat almost everything. I just powder coated my Batman 66 sparkling purple. LOL Our haunted house is considered across the nation as one of the most detailed. We have some pretty amazing detailed Hollywood movie style sets... so when I started doing pinball I tried to improve the look of them with mods, sideblade art, color screens, and other things. Pretty much all of my games are either powder coated, new cabinet art, different back glass art, I do that to everything. Come on by sometime we'll show you around and put everything on free play!!!

    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    Awesome looking place to hang out and play some pins. Just need a Class of 1812 to round out the campy horror theme.

    Yes I know that is on my list of games I want to buy. Dude but please don't plant the thought (LOL) The side where the pinball games are use to be filled with lifesized monsters and i figure out a way to put them all on the right side. My impulses are to get rid of more monsters to find places for even more pinball games. LOL I know I'm crazy. But yes 1812 is a game I want its amazing game. I also have Ghostbusters wanted to find a place for that game I have no more room!!! Yikes.

    Quoted from SilverUnicorn:

    For a second I thought these pics were your basement and was like HOLY CRAP!!! But then re-read your post, and while not the basement, an awesome execution of theme at your business!

    Come by sometime!!! Everyone is welcome to come on we could have a Halloween pinball party. I can supply the candy! You would be blown away by all the autographs on the wall there is over 200 and I got most of them in person. Some I didn't like Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, etc. Send me an email if you ever want to come by.

    #13670 68 days ago

    And if its going to be a party with monsters... Definitely need scared stiff's older sister Elvira and the Party Monsters

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    #13671 68 days ago

    Started with this around Christmas been a very slow process but it’s getting there

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    #13672 68 days ago

    Here’s where I’m at now can’t wait to get back into pinball so pumped!!!!
    Still a little more work to be done crown molding and finishing touches to come

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    #13673 68 days ago

    Well, after having my games in storage for 2 years, the new place is finally done
    The "Pinball Loft" is finished and man am I tired!
    - 1500 square feet total area
    - complete with sleeping loft
    - dedicated tool and parts room
    - restroom
    - 8 foot tall Spider-Man
    - pinball attract screen monitor
    - almost 200 feet of LED lights
    - 200 amp service with 8 dedicated 20 amp circuits
    - second story back deck for star gazing
    - room for up to 50 games but plan to keep at 40

    Build thread is here:

    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/gameroom-advice

    Walk through video is here:

    Below are a few pics but the thread explains it all in detail!

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    #13674 68 days ago
    Quoted from drfrightner:

    I love powder coating, I powder coat almost everything. I just powder coated my Batman 66 sparkling purple. LOL Our haunted house is considered across the nation as one of the most detailed. We have some pretty amazing detailed Hollywood movie style sets... so when I started doing pinball I tried to improve the look of them with mods, sideblade art, color screens, and other things. Pretty much all of my games are either powder coated, new cabinet art, different back glass art, I do that to everything. Come on by sometime we'll show you around and put everything on free play!!!

    Would love to... sadly I’m on the other side of the earth!

    #13675 68 days ago

    Mic drop

    #13676 67 days ago

    That is one helluva amazing game room! Bravo!

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    #13677 67 days ago

    Made a few adjustments to my game room today... added WONKA and its AMAZING!

    There is more to my gameroom but this is the JJP section obviously! LOL

    BTW the post from a few days was my haunted horror pinball party room. This is in my basement! LOL

    If you don't have a Wonka is 110% incredible looking!
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    #13678 67 days ago
    Quoted from drfrightner:

    Made a few adjustments to my game room today... added WONKA and its AMAZING!
    There is more to my gameroom but this is the JJP section obviously! LOL
    BTW the post from a few days was my haunted horror pinball party room. This is in my basement! LOL
    If you don't have a Wonka is 110% incredible looking!
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    I only see a woman in a red dress !

    #13679 66 days ago
    Quoted from mollyspub:

    I only see a woman in a red dress !

    She was one of the adjustments... I can't seem to get her off the machine so I can have a play! LOL

    #13680 66 days ago
    Quoted from drfrightner:

    I can't seem to get her off the machine so I can have a play! LOL

    That's a good problem, love to see people enjoy my games.

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    #13681 65 days ago

    Managed to squeeze another pin into the basement line-up... Police force takes a spot next to elvira for the "ramp ramp ramp" section

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    #13682 65 days ago
    Quoted from stavio:

    Police Force takes a spot next to Elvira for the "ramp ramp ramp" section.

    Ramping things up for the next game party you host?

    #13683 65 days ago
    Quoted from littlecammi:

    Ramping things up for the next game party you host?

    You’re on fire today!!

    #13684 65 days ago
    Quoted from tpn2011:

    Here’s where I’m at now can’t wait to get back into pinball so pumped!!!!
    Still a little more work to be done crown molding and finishing touches to come[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

    Well welcome back! Where you been anyway?

    #13685 65 days ago

    Hey all,

    Looking for the best, most affordable, things I can put under my pinball machine legs so my new flooring doesn't get scratched. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

    #13686 64 days ago

    Ehh pinball butts?

    #13687 64 days ago
    Quoted from ChrisPINk25:

    Hey all,
    Looking for the best, most affordable, things I can put under my pinball machine legs so my new flooring doesn't get scratched. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

    https://www.pinballlife.com/perfectplay-silicone-leg-leveler-casters-set-of-4.html

    #13688 64 days ago
    Quoted from ChrisPINk25:

    Hey all,
    Looking for the best, most affordable, things I can put under my pinball machine legs so my new flooring doesn't get scratched. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

    Took me months to arrive at this answer but it’s working well for me. Laminate click lock flooring

    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/gameroom-floor-protection

    #13689 64 days ago

    Thanks all!

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    #13690 64 days ago

    New window treatment for the gameroom.

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    #13691 64 days ago
    Quoted from DUFUS:

    New window treatment for the gameroom.[quoted image]

    You win with Bob Ross!

    #13692 63 days ago

    Amazing!! How long have you been operating your Haunt?

    https://www.thedarkness.com

    Quoted from drfrightner:

    So I have a gameroom in my basement just added Wonka will take some new pics there... but check out my home away from home gameroom. We have a haunted house and I bought damn near every horror themed pinball and added it to the exit of our haunt. So you have horror themed pins surrounded by monsters, autographs, and so much more. Check it out. If you're ever in St Louis stop by... these pinballs are only avail to play in September, October and early November. After that they sit there doing nothing, other than we open for one day for Christmas, Valentines and one special event in March. Yeah they just sit there year around.[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

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    #13693 63 days ago
    Quoted from CanadianPinball:

    You win with Bob Ross!

    Yeah, Bob Ross; the whole Scooby-Doo gang and van; Elivira; Colonel Sanders....gonna be hard to top that mix!

    #13694 63 days ago
    Quoted from DUFUS:

    New window treatment for the gameroom.[quoted image]

    Awesome room! I know many of us seeing the cool KFC display are reminded of a certain Seinfeld epispode.

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    #13695 63 days ago
    Quoted from durgee7:

    Awesome room! I know many of us seeing the cool KFC display are reminded of a certain Seinfeld epispode.[quoted image]

    Lol!!! That is EXACTLY what I thought of when I saw his gameroom pic too!!!

    He needs a cutout of george costanza in his boudoir pic!!! Lolololol

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    #13696 63 days ago
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    #13697 63 days ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    [pic of Indy 500 next to window]

    Are you trying to sun fade the right side of the cabinet to match the left?
    Game room looks a bit barren...where are your other three pins?

    #13698 63 days ago

    Lol...in process of moving . One lonely beastie he be!

    #13699 63 days ago
    Quoted from littlecammi:

    Are you trying to sun fade the right side of the cabinet to match the left?
    Game room looks a bit barren...where are your other three pins?

    Lol, I thought the same thing! There is one window, and that's where you put the game?;

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    #13700 63 days ago

    Our project over the past few months. Wife wanted a tiki bar and I wanted a small game room. Very happy with how everything is thus far.
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