Passionate gamers often spend several hours a day in front of the game console or computer. Many even set up their own gaming room for this purpose. In this blog article, you will find out which gaming furniture you need to furnish your room perfectly and what you should look for when choosing your computer furniture.
First of all, your room must be attractive and the most important thing is that you feel comfortable in it. Nowadays, there are many different types of gaming furniture available and you can replace almost any standard piece of furniture with a gaming piece. Gaming furniture scores especially in the areas of design and functionality. Not only does it fit perfectly into your gamer room, some gaming furniture even has special and unusual functionalities that you don’t find in every conventional piece of furniture.
A very important piece of gaming furniture for gamers is, of course, the seating. In addition to the gaming desk, the gaming chair plays a relevant role for the PC gamer or the professional console gamer. The relaxed console gamer, on the other hand, needs a comfortable gaming sofa, a comfortable gaming armchair or a gaming beanbag.
Of course, no PC gaming room should be without a gaming chair. Whether it ends up being an ergonomic office chair or a professional gaming chair depends entirely on your taste and needs. The design of the gaming chair must undoubtedly fit into the room, and in the best case it should also be ergonomic. It is important to pay attention to the dimensions of the chair, because your own height and weight play a decisive role in choosing the right chair. Healthy seating furniture can be complemented by a gaming neck cushion for further comfort. If you want to learn more about what to look for when choosing a gaming chair, check out our article “Why a gaming chair can improve your game”.
A comfortable gaming sofa is very important for a console gamer. Finding the right gaming couch is not always easy. It has to fit perfectly into the room, it has to be comfortable to sit on for a long time and ideally it should include storage space so that more room and order is created. It is important that a sofa keeps its shape for a long time and can withstand daily use for years. A high-quality frame is therefore very important for sofas, as it ensures that the sofa holds all the components together well. Good sofas therefore almost always have a frame made of solid wood, while cheaper sofas tend to have a frame made of metal or wood composites. In addition, a good gaming sofa should have high-quality suspension and upholstery, as both are mainly responsible for the seating comfort. As far as materials are concerned, leather lasts the longest but also needs to be treated with a special care product from time to time. Nowadays, high-quality artificial leather can hold a candle to real leather. If you have pets, however, you should avoid leather, because scratch marks are very quickly visible on leather sofas.
A gamer beanbag is also not wrong for a PC gamer to have a little variety. Gaming bean bags can be found in different colours and variations. Here you should pay attention to the quality of the bean bag filling. The more stuffed a beanbag is, the more expensive it is. The size of the beanbag and the beanbag cover also play a decisive role in the price. A beanbag is a very flexible piece of furniture and always adapts well to the user and his or her positioning, but you should also keep in mind that the bean bag filling is also sat flat at one point. There are various models made of different materials, such as fabric, synthetic or even real leather. The latter are of course in a different price range. Ideally, the beanbag should be water-repellent in case you accidentally get it dirty.
A somewhat different gaming chair is the so-called sound chair. This variant has an integrated sound system and provides immediate sound while playing without having to wear headphones. You can control the built-in sound boxes via Bluetooth or simply use the cinch connection. Sound armchairs often come with comfortable upholstery and thus also provide excellent seating comfort.
PC gamers naturally need a suitable gaming desk for gaming. The most important criteria are size, design and ergonomics. The design of such a table should of course match your gaming room, but it should also have a practical shape (rectangular tables, for example, are a no-go). Plenty of space is necessary to be able to place several monitors and PCs on the table and to give your mouse enough room to move. For professional players who have long concentrated sessions, a height-adjustable desk is recommended. This gives you the option to occasionally vary the height, adjust it differently for other people or even to game while standing up. Studies have shown that occasionally standing at the PC can improve blood circulation and concentration and reduce shoulder and neck pain.
For a complete guide to gaming desks, check out this article.
Console gamers don’t necessarily need a desk, but it’s not a bad idea to have a cool and stylish desk for gaming to put down your controllers or a glass of coke. This should not be a desk but rather a coffee table for gamers. It is important that it fits well in the room and lifts the gaming mood.
It is important to keep your gaming room tidy and to display your most important gaming merchandise (be it figurines, equipment or clothing) well. You can achieve this with shelves or display cases in your room. The best way to display your merch, e.g. the figurines of your favourite game, is in a glass showcase. Glass cabinets look very modern and high quality and give your merchandise a certain preciousness and an additional exquisite touch. If you want to create a more playful room, you can also use themed shelves or cabinets in your gameroom (e.g. a Pac-Man or Super Mario shelf).
A gaming lamp not only gives you light, it is also hip and stylish. There are different types of lamps, such as a table lamp, wall lamp, floor lamp, etc., that you can put in your room.
Having an additional clock in your room is very practical because you can always see the time. You can choose between a wall clock and a grandfather clock. Alternatively, you can make your own unique gaming clock with old hardware.
White walls are a bit boring in a gaming room. You can easily embellish the walls with pictures, canvases, wall tattoos or posters. Just choose a picture of your favourite game or character. Alternatively, you can create your own poster or canvas design online if you can’t find a suitable poster. If you don’t want to hang a picture as such on your wall, you can also think about using LED panels to create a character.
Rugs are a good addition to your gaming furniture and look stylish at the same time. If you want to pimp your gaming room a bit more, you can get a themed rug.
Overall, it can be said that gaming furniture scores in terms of design and functionality. It is not boring and is the perfect addition to any gaming room. If you want to spice up your furniture even more, you can easily do so with the right lighting or accentuate it with LED strips. If you want to read more about decorating your gaming room, click here.