(Topic ID: 1058)

Let's see pics of game rooms!


By erak

10 years ago



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    #448 8 years ago

    First time poster. Here are some pics of the gameroom. A few more are on my webpage...

    http://www.jeff-z.com/pinball/gameroom/gameroom.html

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    #2084 6 years ago

    I posted a few pictures a while back, but now I finally settled on a lighting scheme after a few years of tinkering. I use chrome bathroom light bars fitted with colored compact spiral fluorescents. The bulbs have an interesting shape and provide some mellow color. I found racks of these bathroom fixtures for $5 to $15 at Habitat for Humanity stores. There's a soffit running the length of the room and I found I could mount lights on the sides of the soffit without causing glare on any pinball playfield glass or backglass. Shorter people see a bit of glare at the top of the backglasses, but it's not too bad. Altogether I have three eight-bulb light bars on each side of the soffit for a total of 48 bulbs in red, yellow, green and blue. I don't know how to get decent pictures of the effect. In real life the color and shape of the bulbs are plainly visible and there's a neat alternating color effect down the center of the room. Yet the colors combine to light the games in a more even white. I like it.

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    #2086 6 years ago
    Quoted from Vic_Camp:

    How big is the space?
    It doesn't get much better than that. Great Room!
    Thanks for the view.

    It's about 800 sqft. More info here...

    http://www.jeff-z.com/pinball/gameroom/gameroom.html

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    #12903 1 year ago
    Quoted from mbelofsky:

    My friend, John, showed me how to do this with smart plugs and Alexa. I think it is really cool.

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    #13080 1 year ago

    A little bit of both... I did a drywall box around the center beam/duct and drop ceiling everywhere else. I have made several wiring and plumbing changes over the years. The drop ceiling made it all easy.

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    #14061 7 months ago
    Quoted from freakmech:

    my proudest feature

    Me too!

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    #14208 6 months ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    Yup. Put the blacklights under the pins. The closer they are to the ground, the more light they throw.

    Similar to what I did with my pub table...

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    #14695 3 months ago

    For the low-tech people who think a "laser" is something you put on the head of a shark, there's always the plywood and scroll saw method...

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