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Game Room!

Post by fathead » Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:49 am

A friend of mine (he was in our gaming group for years before he moved out to the west coast) sent me a link to this. It's a game room that someone built. It's not quite to my tastes, but the guy did a fantastic job. I just had to pass this on:

http://www.acaeum.com/forum/about8714-0-asc-0.html
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Re: Game Room!

Post by Jengenritz » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:06 pm

Fan-effing-tastic game room. And I think I spied two copies of Castle Whiterock in the fourth picture. Huzzah!
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Post by fathead » Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:03 pm

I also spotted one of those XCrawl foam thingamabobs.
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Re: Game Room!

Post by fathead » Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:10 pm

I have my own plans for a game room -

A built-in book case with cabinet doors and deep shelves (for all of those awkward-fitting board games), a custom gaming table (with pull our drawers for each person and small personal book shelves), and some form of projector (back projecting from below) or monitor built into the gaming table (I've always wanted to easily throw Dunjinni maps onto the table without printing stuff off on an E-sized plotter).

I can dream, can't I? ;)
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Re: Game Room!

Post by Jengenritz » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:16 pm

You seen the pictures of my new game table? We're speaking the same language.
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Re: Game Room!

Post by fathead » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:07 am

Jengenritz wrote:You seen the pictures of my new game table? We're speaking the same language.
Ha. No....but I have seen photos of the "Ultimate Gaming Table" and the "Sultan" (I saw the Sultan at the last GenCon), and have culled ideas from both of those. Ultimately, I just grabbed ideas that I liked and discarded ones that seemed to cumbersome.

What I kept coming back to were:

1. table space - with books, character folders, drinks, and dice bags, the table is always crowded. It makes big Dunjinni maps and tact-tile placements difficult, and I'm constantly clearing space for combats. Then, the players have to sit up to see the miniatures. Personal pull-out drawers and shelves seemed to a good route to go.

2. battle maps - well, now we have the "table space" requirement out of the way, I really want to start using Dunjinni maps more often. The problem is that ink is expensive. If I'm going to make an equipment purchase, I might as well do it right. Something like building in space for a monitor...maybe with plexiglass or something for the miniatures to sit on. If I go this route, there is no reason why I can't create a little app out of it and throw in some spell effects (and outlines) as needed.
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Re: Game Room!

Post by mythfish » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:08 am

Amazing.

And yeah, looks like quite a bit of Goodman product on one of those shelves!
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Post by GnomeBoy » Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:15 am

*fails a save for 'melt from awe'*
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Re: Game Room!

Post by rickybotha » Sun Aug 02, 2009 10:59 pm

Hello fathead...
I have visited the link which you posted here and saw that amazing Game Room. I like this Game Room and its a awesome Game Room ever i have seen.

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Re: Game Room!

Post by xredjasonx » Sun Aug 09, 2009 4:31 pm

Holy crap that is amazing! This is what I fantasize about having in my basement all the time, lol.

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Post by DCCfan » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:23 pm

That room is amazing! :shock:...I wish I could have one just like it.
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Re: Game Room!

Post by BamVixen » Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:56 pm

That's a very great game room I think! :)

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