Retro Gaming Feel

Over the weekend, I set up a little area near our front door in order to play video games.

Over Christmas we received the NES and the SNES Minis. We had an old 20″ RCA tv that we were using for a computer monitor. I decided to mount it on the wall and connect the game systems.

The tiny alcove reminds me of the look on a basement from the 1970’s/early 1980’s. The perfect little spot to enjoy some retro gaming. It may sound odd, but it works. It’s also a good little spot to hideout, but still be central in the home.

Now when one of our kids are ready to go out before anyone else, they can occupy their time playing a game. It’ll help keep them out of the way and out of trouble.



  1. mjsmithbooks · February 24

    That’s ace! I’ve just got myself a sega meagdrive setup, could do with a nice corner like that, although, I might just end up making a whole retro room.

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    • Josef Havelka · February 24

      This is a great little alcove to sit and play a quick game. We have a theater room where we play our PS4 and the Switch. I’m a huge fan of 80’s and 90’s films and have started decorating the room with prop replicas and posters.


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