If you’re serious about gaming, then you’re probably spending many hours of your day sitting in front of your screen playing your favorite games over and over again. Yet while the games alone are enough to bring you happiness, there’s no doubt that having the right gaming setup can make it even more fun. And that’s not all - more than just fun, having a gaming setup that has been properly curated will greatly improve the comfort levels, which, as all gamers know, becomes pretty important when you’re four or five hours into a marathon gaming session.
First thing’s first, let’s get rid of this mess. Even if we began our gaming session with a perfectly tidy desk and all the accessories in the right place, it won’t take long before everything has, well, gone a little bit chaotic. We sink into the seats for hours on end and before we know it, the place closer resembles a bomb site than the place where we rise to gaming glory. So before we look at improving your setup, we have to look at getting the original setup in perfect order. Throw away those old battered game booklets, tidy away those games, and see what can be thrown away/has to be kept.
Forget about the actual gaming aspect for a second. Let’s get the basics taken care of. Of all the items that aren’t directly linked to playing games, non is more important than the chair. You’ll be sitting there for hours; a comfortable chair is essential, so review a good list of pc gaming chairs and find the one that’s right for your needs. After that, you should be looking at screens. You’ll be surprised just how much difference a screen can make. If you have the space, then a three screen setup can transform your game playing experience!
Yeah, and now to the really good stuff: the hardware! You probably already know that the technology is improving all the time, but if you haven’t yet invested in tools that are designed specifically for gaming then it might be time to get out the wallet and take the plunge. A gaming mouse and keypad can greatly improve your playing, and in any case you’ll be bringing yourself up to speed and ensuring you’re at an unnecessary disadvantage. Finally, even if you love your old head set (we can all get attached), have a look and see if there might be a better option out there, because headsets get more uncomfortable the longer they’re not replaced and you really want it to be comfortable.
You can take care of most everything important connected to gaming pretty quickly, but if you’re serious about gaming then you could look at expanding your gaming domain to its very own room. The possibilities for a gaming lair are endless, so take inspiration from some of the best set ups around and see what you can create.