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Let's see pics of game rooms!


By erak

9 years ago



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    #734 7 years ago

    Here are some pix of my gameroom:

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    #735 7 years ago

    Part 2 of Howie's Pinball arcade:

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    #736 7 years ago

    Last part of Howie's Pinball Arcade:

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    #746 7 years ago

    I used under-cab lighting from Judge-dreads-pinball on e-bay for White Water. Also bought his playfield light mods for WH2O as well. I was very pleased with his mods and there was no problem receiving them from Great Britain. I bought a 5 meter roll of RGB LED strip from Cointaker and cut it into five pieces about 3 feet long for five different WPC games. I also bought the receiver and controller for each section to be able to adjust color and fade to suit my taste and cranked it up a little bit for league night. I bought some cheap no-solder connectors also on e-bay to connect the strips to the receiver and some molex connectors to connect the receiver to a 12 volt and ground to the J6 pins (if I remember correctly) on the coin interface board. This was much cheaper than buying 5 individual kits. I believe the 5 meter rolls can be purchased directly from the manufacturers in china through aliexpress.com for around $50 U.S.

    8 months later
    #1252 6 years ago

    Ballou,
    Looks like you have room for one more too!!!

    #1255 6 years ago
    Quoted from balloukevin:

    With 3, that leaves room on either side to stand for maintenance. And 3 is enough to maintain!

    I know what you mean. I have 14 and always have something to do on them.

    1 month later
    #1362 6 years ago
    Quoted from pinballsmith:

    I'm in the process of picking out an Amish-made shed/garage from a company in Lancaster PA.

    What's the name of the company? Do they have a website?

    #1368 6 years ago
    Quoted from SilverUnicorn:

    There are several. Just Google "Amish built Shed"

    I'll try to google amish shed

    3 weeks later
    #1447 6 years ago
    Quoted from rotordave:

    I just finished wiring up my new gamesroom yesterday.

    Except the floor sockets, they have to wait till the carpet goes down.

    Should fit 100 in here according to my drawings.

    rd.

    How many dilithium crystals will it take to power that gameroom?

    #1464 6 years ago

    Holy moly.

    2 weeks later
    #1564 6 years ago

    Yeah, you could have gone just a 1/4 of the way around.

    1 month later
    #1626 6 years ago

    Nice gameroom. I would suggest getting some curtains to prevent fade.

    1 month later
    #1871 6 years ago

    What type of pop/beer fridge is that? I have been looking for something to accommodate both beer and pop because my minifridge is too small.

    1 month later
    #1986 5 years ago

    Nice looking game room Max. Your layout is similar to mine. I would like to have a ball bowler too, but the TV area would probably have to go.
    Howie

    1 month later
    #2109 5 years ago

    You may consider black light LED strips like what are used on undercab lighting kits.

    #2123 5 years ago
    Quoted from Fast-Ed:

    Mine has black lights on the ceiling. Ed

    Black lights and a juke box to play Pink Floyd. You only need one more thing. What?

    1 month later
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    #2204 5 years ago
    Quoted from Aurich:

    Girls gotta sell cookies so I can play my pins!

    Have your daughter set up outside of a medical marijuana store. I saw an article that said one enterprising young lady sold a couple of hundred cases in a couple of hours.

    1 year later
    #5446 3 years ago

    That's one hell of a collection, John.
    Howie

    5 months later
    #6452 3 years ago

    What is the most appropriate laser light show for a gameroom (with animations)?

    1 month later
    #6798 3 years ago

    Stewart on the last turn.

    1 week later
    #6905 3 years ago

    Don't forget the various countries.

    2 weeks later
    #7070 3 years ago

    Pool tables make great places to put out food spreads.

    2 weeks later
    #7188 3 years ago
    Quoted from jrockne:

    Just curious, how many machine do you guys run on one 15amp or 20amp circuit?

    Generally, games with incandescent lights will pull about 2 amps each. Not sure how much less the LED games pull.

    5 months later
    #8057 2 years ago

    Kinda hard to see, but we got red brick paneling from Menards to use on 2 walls and hung the "PINBALL ALLEY" sign there.... have gotten many compliments on the brick...

    Don, you should show your whole gameroom, including your home-made mad scientist set up.
    Howie

    1 week later
    #8098 2 years ago

    Blatz gives you the gatz

    1 week later
    #8145 2 years ago

    Pbtilter. Make sure that you put some footies or sliders under those pinball legs. You don't want to scratch up that nice floor

    #8165 2 years ago

    Looks like a Crystal Peak set-up without the blast door!

    #8195 2 years ago

    Don, you need some poison bottles for that shelf!?

    2 months later
    #8427 2 years ago

    Just look at the first 168 pages of this thread

    #8491 2 years ago

    Panzer, I thought that you're retired. How can you play before and after work?

    1 month later
    #8700 2 years ago

    Cheese wiz: I hope that you have lots of reinforced columns or beams under that 2nd floor.

    3 weeks later
    #8871 2 years ago

    Two ball bowlers: You can start a league. Niiice!!!

    #8878 2 years ago

    Fantastic this gameroom is.

    1 week later
    #8890 2 years ago

    Not only does it scream em, it screams wedge head!

    #8897 2 years ago

    Next to the rest room, of course.

    2 weeks later
    #8945 2 years ago

    My pinball collection and gameroom have been "done" about 15 times.

    1 month later
    #9085 2 years ago

    There are 181 other pages of ideas on this thread: Need more?

    1 week later
    #9155 2 years ago

    Any problems with the neighbors?

    1 week later
    #9218 2 years ago

    Scott, I would think that you'd have a Hit the Deck by now.

    3 weeks later
    #9372 2 years ago

    All these gamerooms with black light carpeting look great. However, that isn't an option for me right now. Anyone know where to get black light curtains?

    1 week later
    #9493 2 years ago

    Hopefully you won't get them hooked on gambling.

    1 month later
    #9767 1 year ago

    Wasn't that Fuk Yu and Fuk Mi in the Austin Powers movie?

    #9784 1 year ago

    No such thing as over the top

    1 week later
    #9878 1 year ago

    The penalty box is where the kids have to go when they misbehave, right?

    #9936 1 year ago

    For us guys and gals looking for ways to add space to our gaming area, I think that it's best to take baby steps. Kudos to kermit24 and rdoyle1978 for doing just that!

    3 weeks later
    #10021 1 year ago

    Is that a SMS clock in the back?

    #10045 1 year ago

    Hooch,
    You don't need a motel: You need a saloon with rooms to rent upstairs.

    2 weeks later
    #10209 1 year ago

    I can think of one thing.

    1 week later
    #10286 1 year ago

    I remember a gameroom build thread a couple of years ago that was all laid out with CAD or similar software.

    1 week later
    #10404 1 year ago

    Get some power in there and away you go

    3 weeks later
    #10549 1 year ago

    Bowtech, That’s a lot of light coming in to fade your games. It’s a great looking gameroom. I just moved out of lambertville. I’ll have to get you over when my gameroom is finished. Howie

    1 month later
    #10746 1 year ago

    You never use it anyway.

    1 month later
    #11067 1 year ago

    Looks like you have room for another pin.

    2 weeks later
    #11187 1 year ago

    Gotta watch for cabinet fade with all of that sunlight coming in.

    #11256 1 year ago

    Blitz, Make sure that you have plenty of support for your elevated gameroom. Most wood framed, elevated floors aren’t designed for all of the extra weight of a pinball collection, not to mention a bunch of gameroom players. In my last house, I added about 8 columns that I purchased from Lowe’s.

    1 month later
    #11458 1 year ago

    You’ve come a long way Don.

    #11480 1 year ago

    I hope that you have beefed up the floor support system to account for the added weight of all your games.

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    #12564 9 months ago

    You should plan for all of the games you’ll add to your collection in the future.

    2 weeks later
    #12740 8 months ago

    Especially when they decide to throw overhand

    3 months later
    #13496 5 months ago

    Doesn’t Clay have a complete set of system 11s (along with most others as well)?

    2 months later
    #13791 75 days ago

    Room for more games too!

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