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Top 10 Unique Home Game Room Gift Ideas for Your

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 2

If you are one of those lucky enough to have a game room in your home you know what fun they can be. Now some people take their games a little more serious than others and some would even be considered game room junkies, spending every spare minute playing some type of game whether it is pool, darts or ping pong. These people love their games and the room they sit in. The good thing about people like this is when it comes to Christmas or birthdays there is always an abundance of gift ideas for them. The amount of products related to game rooms is endless and it seems every year more and more products become available. The one problem is that eventually a long time gamer will have what seems like everything you can think of for their game room. That is were this article will help. The following is a list of what I consider the top 10 unique home game room gift ideas. Now for the most part these are not your typical gifts like paddles, balls and darts these are much better, things that you just don’t see everywhere. So if you are looking to make a friend or family member’s game room the best around and don’t mind spending some cash you will definitely what to check these unique gifts.   

1) iPong Table Tennis Training Partner

iPong Table Tennis Training Partner

Amazon.com

If your game room junkie is into ping pong then the iPong Training Partner is the perfect gift. This thing is great it allows you to set your own pace by changing the serving speed from 12 to 70 balls per minute. It also has an adjustment that allows you to change the ways it serves, the options are under spin, topspin, or heavy topspin. Plus it will hold 110 ping pong balls. The iPong is just shy of nineteen inches high by eleven inches wide and comes with a one year warranty. Now your ping pong player want-a-be can really improve their skills.

iPong Original Table Tennis Training Robot
Amazon Price: $149.95 $93.99 Buy Now
(price as of Oct 6, 2013)

2) Elephant Lunar Rocks Billiard Balls Pool Balls

Elephant Lunar Rocks Billiard Balls Pool Balls

Amazon.com

Now here is a truly unique game room gift idea for anyone that loves pool and if they are a movie buff that is an added bonus. These pool balls were designed for the movie, The Adventures of Pluto Nash starring Eddie Murphy. These balls are each one of a kind work of art that looks like the moons surface. Lunar Rocks are professional grade regulation size (2.25”) billiard balls with perfect balance, roundness to within .001” and weight 6 ounces. They can be used at home or for commercial use.

Elephant Lunar Rocks Pool Balls
Amazon Price: $199.00 $150.00 Buy Now
(price as of Oct 6, 2013)

3) Sardo Tight Rack M5000

Sardo Tight Rack M5000

Here is another great gift idea for your favorite game room junkie. The Sardo M-5000 is one of the best billiard racks you can buy it was even the Official rack of the 2005 US Open 9 Ball Championship. Made of durable plastic the M-5000 has many advantages over other racks like the base and side’s wings are all one piece. Plus the top of the rack is clear so you can see all the balls and the pins that hold them to make sure there are no gaps. When you bring this baby out no one is going to question your racking skills.

4) Arachnid Galaxy II Arcade Style Cabinet Dartboard with Monitor

Arachnid Galaxy II Arcade Style Cabinet Dartboard with Monitor

Amazon.com

Now if you are thinking a new electronic dartboard is a great game room gift idea then there is no other option other than as Arachnid dartboard. These are about the best electronic dartboards you can buy and start as little as $80 or $90. But if you are going to buy an Arachnid dart board then you might as well buy the best which is the Arachnid Galaxy II Dartboard with LCD Monitor. This commercial size arcade style board with built in lights would be the center piece of any great game room. It stands 84 inches high is 28 inches wide and 19 inches deep. If seen in a bar it would have a coin slot but on the home version it is replaced by a cabinet for storing extra darts and accessories. The Galaxy II has the full range of dart games including 301, 501, 701, several versions of cricket, cut throat and more plus the unit is upgradeable as new games become available. Now you are probably wondering what the cost on this would be and let me tell you it’s not cheap, like over $3000.00 but just think of the joy it will bring. This is by far the most expensive thing on this list.

Arachnid Galaxy II Dart with Monitor
Amazon Price: $4,548.24 Buy Now
(price as of Oct 6, 2013)

5) Triangle and Octagon Air hockey Pucks

2 Air Hockey Pushers and 4 Pucks (1 Round, 1 Triangle, 2 Octagon)

Ok so this might not be the most unique gift ever but it is still fun and gives your air hockey table some new life by changing things up. You can buy air hockey pucks in sets from just about anywhere that sell game room games. Normally they come in set of three or five pucks with a three shapes round, triangle and octagon all measuring 2 ½ inches wide or round.

6) Playing card shuffler

 

New Trademark Card Shuffler
There are many different playing card shufflers available but one of the best is the New Trademark Card Shuffler. It will hold and shuffle 6 decks that are either standard or bridge sized playing cards and operates off four “C” batteries.

7) Playseat Limited Edition Gran Turismo 5 Revolution Gaming Seat

Playseat Limited Edition Gran Turismo 5 Revolution Gaming Seat

Amazon.com

This officially licensed limited edition gaming seat is just like sitting in a real race car seat which is modeled after real rally and stock car seats. It has a black coated steel framework with adjustable steering wheel and foot pedal platforms. And it is upholstered with black Alcantara fabric that gives it the appearance and feel of suede. To use this seat you simply attach your steering wheel/pedal set to the unit and begin playing. It is compatible with most consoles, PCs and electronic sets. This beast is 87 inches long and weights 250 pounds. For anyone that loves video games especially the racing type this is a must have.

Playseat Limited Edition Forza Motorsport 4 Racing Seat
Amazon Price: $599.99 $463.21 Buy Now
(price as of Oct 6, 2013)

8) Sportcraft Step Back 3 Electronic Arcade Basketball Game

Sportcraft Step Back 3 Electronic Arcade Basketball Game

Amazon.com

This mini basketball set is sure to be hours of fun it even has a roll out three point line. There are eight different game options that allow up to four players. There is an LED score board that keeps track of time and points. The Step Back 3 also comes with four basketballs, inflating pump and needle. The assembled dimensions are 84” L x 84” H x 44” W and when not in use it folds up for easy storage.

Downtown-3 Indoor Basketball Arcade-Style Electronic Hoops Game
Amazon Price: $249.99 $128.98 Buy Now
(price as of Oct 6, 2013)

9) 24" Color Dry Erase Prize Wheel with Stand

Color Dry Erase Prize Wheel with Stand

Amazon.com

This one may have caught you off guard a little but hey that’s what this list should do. Just think about it though how many different games can be made up and played or games that could be made better with a few choices written on a spinning wheel. This is something every house should have, it could even be used to make decision for a group or help stop an argument the options are endless. This wheel is very durable is made of treated particle board sealed with dry erase laminate and comes with a high quality tripod stand. It even has wooden pegs in each section so you get that awesome clicking sound as it spins around.

10) Ms. Pac-Man / Galaga Classic Cocktail Table Arcade Game

Ms. Pac-Man / Galaga Classic Cocktail Table Arcade Game

Amazon.com

If you’re old enough you have no doubt played this classic game setup somewhere. And if you’re not old enough you probably couldn’t appreciate these games the way they should be appreciated. This commercial grade cocktail table video game has a 19” monitor and authentic arcade joystick it is exactly like the original. I mean how many people wouldn’t love to have this thing sitting in their game room?

Ms. Pac-Man / Galaga Classic Cocktail Table Arcade Game with 19-Inch Monitor
Amazon Price: $3,399.00 $1,495.00 Buy Now
(price as of Oct 6, 2013)

Well that does it for my top 10 list of unique game room gift ideas for your game room junkie hope it helps make someone’s day.

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Comments

Jun 10, 2011 10:09pm
ladybugblue
Great ideas!
Jun 11, 2011 6:12am
dmcmahan
Thanks for the comment.
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