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Have you ever wondered how you can make your basement into a resourceful room? I have an idea.

Why not turn it into a game center? Yes! You can make it a fun zone for you, your family and friends. If the basement is unfinished, you can look for professionals to renovate it and design it to your liking and taste. Decide which fun activities will take place there so that you can know the kind of equipment to be installed.


The design of the room should be entertainment friendly and spacious enough. Place the TV set and the speakers in a strategic place where everyone can watch and hear the music.  Remember music jam in a game room adds some enjoyment to the game. A scoreboard should also be installed.


You should invest in very nice and comfortable seats. Cabinets should also be there for storing the various game equipment. A bar should also come in handy with comfortable bar stools.


There should be enough lighting in the room. The game boards should be well lit. This will make the site appealing and brings that enjoyable fun mood.

Plan for your favorite sport

Invest in the playing spot for your favorite sport. It can be a pool table, foosball table, air hockey table, dancing floor or any other. If you love hockey like me, then you can turn your basement into a hockey stadium!  You can invest in a very nice air hockey table.

Air hockey table looks like a pool table but it is built in a very smooth surface perforated by thousands of air holes. Underneath the table, there is a fan that blows air upwards into the table.

To play this game, players stand on both ends of the table with pushers used to strike a flat disc called a puck. Both players target to strike their pucks into opponent’s goal.

Top 10 best air hockey tables for your game center

  1. Atomic Top Shelf 7’s
  • It’s a strong table supported by four large legs.
  • It has a 120V motor for maximum circulation of air in the table.
  • When playing, it illuminates with multicolored LED accompanied by sweet music.
  • It comes with 2 LED pushers and 2 round pucks and a spinner LED puck.
  1. Viper Vancouver 7.5 foot
  • Provides powerful air of 110 cubic feet making the pucks to flow quickly.
  • It has a smooth playing surface.
  • It comes with 4 pushers and 4 pucks.
  • It has a timer and an electronic scorer.
  1. Triumph 3 – in – 1 Swivel
  • You can play three games on this table; table tennis, billiards, and air hockey.
  • It has a rotating swivel that is used to change from one game to another in seconds.
  • It has a powerful central air distribution system, enabling an even distribution of airflow in the table.
  • It comes with the necessary playing accessories for the three games.
  1. Atomic Blazer 7
  • It can record scores.
  • It has a 120V motor for fast playing.
  • It has hanging rails which prevent the pucks from bouncing.
  • It comes with 4 black strikers and 4 black pucks.
  1. Triumph Lumen – X Lazer 6’
  • It Illuminates the LED with beautiful colored lights.
  • It has a sweet game music.
  • It comes with 2 ultra-bright strikers and light up the puck.
  • It has dual motor blowers for fast playing.
  • It can record scores.
  1. Triumph Fire n Ice
  • It’s fun to use it in the dark because of its colorful graphics and LED.
  • LED corners light up when goals are scored
  • It has a score tracker.
  • Built with strong legs for stability.
  • Has high power air blower for fast play.
  • Has built-in goal boxes.
  • It has automatic puck return system.
  • Comes with 2 pushers and one LED puck.
  1. Hathaway Enforcer
  • Strong legs for stability
  • High power air blower for fast play
  • Has built-in goal boxes
  • It has automatic puck return system.
  • Comes with 2 pushers and 2 pucks.
  1. Sport Squad HX40
  • It is portable
  • Smooth play surface for fast play
  • Comes with 2 pucks 2 pushers.
  • Has inbuilt goal boxes.
  1. Playcraft Sport 40 – Inch
  • Ideal for kids because of its small play surface.
  • It has ABS puck catcher that allows puck’s quick return.
  • It comes with 2 pushers and 2 pucks.
  1. NHL 48 – Inch
  • Its height can be adjusted.
  • Smooth playing surface.
  • It has an automatic score system.
  • Comes with 2 pushers and 2 pucks.