Theme Ideas for a Game Room

No matter how old we are, kids and adults both enjoy having a sense of fun in the home. If you’re lucky enough to have a game room, adding a theme to it will make the room livelier and more exciting. It’s a great place to hang out with friends and family. Since it’s your personal space, you can design it any way you want. If you’re going to personalize it and create a great gaming atmosphere, choose a good theme, and keep it coherent all over the room. It’s all in the details!

Check out these theme ideas for a game room:

Super Mario

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Swiftmaps World Premier Wall Map Poster Mural 24h x 36w
Streamline Cushioned Toadstool Chair
Super Mario-themed pillowcases
Nintendo Super Mario Build-a-Scene wall decals
he Super Mushroom
Boo Ghost
Goomba
Super Mario Question Block

You can go vintage and create your own Super Mario-themed room with elements from the first Mario games released in the 1980s. If you’re a fan of the early video games, you may consider these cool items that can suit your fancy:

Star Wars

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Lightsaber Room Light
Death Star popcorn maker
candy bowl holder
Star Wars-inspired wall clock
Star Wars String Lights
3D light effect by using Yoda's face
Darth Vader outlet wallplate

If you love Star Wars, it’s easy to make your game room into a sci-fi center where all your nerd friends collide! Well, nerds are cool now, so why not embrace it by making it the theme of your game room? Here are some cool items you can add to spruce up your game room:

Sports

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matching baseball ottoman
set of 4 pillowcases
baseball fairy string
soccer bean bag chair
football-inspired swivel office chair
ball-inspired lamp shade
wall-mounted rack steel memorabilia holder

Sports is a big umbrella group for anything played, but for ball sport fans like basketball, football, baseball, soccer, and more – there are a lot of theme options for you. Ball sports-themed elements are perfect for little boys with an exciting game room. If you like every ball sport, check out some of these decorations:

Rustic signs

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small rustic metal street sign
Game Room Sign
Bladen Contemporary Plush Upholstered Sofa
DOFURNILIM Best Bar
wood barrel accent lamp
Arcade Reproduction Vintage Advertising Sign
hantajanss Route 66 Signs

A pool table is popular in residential game rooms, and rustic décor is perfect for it. Your man cave can look more fitting for the game if you add rustic accents. You can achieve it using these perfect home décor items:

Game consoles

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Paladone Playstation Icons Light
iscream Game On
Paladone Playstation Officially Licensed Merchandise
Gaming Room Decor
247Skins Vinyl Dry Erase Refrigerator Door Wall Gamer Decal
Paladone Xbox Logo Light

Some game rooms are designed for playing PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo. If you’re a gaming nerd who owns a lot of game consoles and invites friends to come over and play, maybe it’s time to spruce up your game room with these amazing finds:

  • PlayStation addicts will love to receive these table accent lights to display on their game room. It features the complete PlayStation icons, which is sure to be a conversation starter.
  • Add this accent pillow shaped like a game controller to your game room couch so everyone can feel the game. 
  • For your clock, this PlayStation controller alarm clock will always make it seem like it’s time to play games. You may want to bring this to your bedroom, too.
  • Decorate your game room door with a Do Not Disturb sign to keep other people away as you play.
  • If you have a fridge on your game room (because you don’t really want to leave the room), stick out this adorable Game Boy-inspired decal on it. You can also put it on the door, and everyone will know it’s the game room center.
  • Light up a corner using this Xbox logo light. Let it illuminate your space while you play games late at night.

Casino

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Semtomn Area Rug
Texas Hold'em Pocker Casino Ace Royal Flush Display LED Light Neon Sign
American Art Decor Casino LED Light Up Sign Wall
64 Casino Chip Coin Display Case Cabinet Chips Holder Wall Rack
Gouchee Home Cube Brava Collection

For a game room designed for playing poker, cards, and other casino games, you can make it look like a real casino using casino-themed décor. This will surely get you and your guests excited to play. If you’re looking for poker tables, check out some of our best picks here. Give your game room a casino vibe using these home items:

  • Use this casino rug to make your guests know what this room is all about.  
  • This Texas hold ’em sign is a perfect addition to spruce up your game room. It’s a vintage-style casino neon light that will bring a familiar casino feel to your home.
  • You can also bring a casino LED sign inside your game room or add it to your door.
  • Display your precious casino chips in this display holder made of handcrafted hardwood.
  • Add a dice bean bag chair to your casino room to make a striking accent.
  • If you need a wall clock, choose something inspired by a poker roulette to keep the casino vibe going.
  • You can also get inspired by roulette casinos as well.