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Personal logo Old Contemptible Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 3:23 p.m. PST

My Wife wanted a formal dinning room and I wanted a game room and library. So we did both. It is used as a dining room 3 or 4 times a year the rest of the time it is my game room and library. It is great to be able to leave a game set up and come back to it. No more playing 6 turns of a 20 turn game because some people turn into a pumpkin at 5:00 pm. My Flickr link.


Legionarius13 Sep 2021 3:41 p.m. PST

Very nice!

Fred Mills13 Sep 2021 3:41 p.m. PST

Awesome room and game setup. Great book shelves too. A fine compromise!

torokchar Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 4:20 p.m. PST

Very nice – now if you can just keep it that pristine!

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 4:36 p.m. PST

Nice room and pics of figs.

huron725 Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 5:06 p.m. PST

Wow, the room is nice and bright and awesome looking. Nice table setup too.

Berzerker7313 Sep 2021 5:07 p.m. PST

Really nice room and game setup!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 5:54 p.m. PST


Frederick Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 6:37 p.m. PST

Very impressive!

Greylegion13 Sep 2021 7:32 p.m. PST

Very well played.

A nice and doubly functional room.

Teamwork makes the dream work.

Personal logo Murphy Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 8:13 p.m. PST

Very nice!

Personal logo Cardinal Ximenez Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2021 4:02 a.m. PST


Bill N14 Sep 2021 4:11 a.m. PST


historygamer14 Sep 2021 5:43 a.m. PST

Wow. Very nice all around. Thanks for sharing. When is dinner? LoL

Lascaris14 Sep 2021 7:36 a.m. PST

Very nice. Having a room where you can keep games setup makes such a huge difference. Congrats!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2021 9:19 a.m. PST

Excellent set-up and congrats on having an understanding spouse.

Just a painter14 Sep 2021 11:19 a.m. PST

Very nice. How big is the table?

Bill N14 Sep 2021 12:02 p.m. PST

Normally I would just say "very nice". Knowing that the room switches between being a dining room and a game room I am curious where you keep the dining room table.

Personal logo Old Contemptible Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2021 1:52 p.m. PST

Two leaves come out. Then push both ends together. Then fold the two ends down. A neat package that two people can easily pick up and move. It can go in the room against the wall. It can also go in the room across the hall or in the hall.

Four folding tables makes a 12 x 6 playing surface.

dantheman Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2021 2:14 p.m. PST

Does the wife take down the Military artwork for her formal gatherings? Putting up different artwork of the more gentle variety?

Personal logo Old Contemptible Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2021 5:39 p.m. PST

She very much approves of the art. She is very attached to the Highlanders. She was pesterlng me to get them hung. We both have history degrees. I was more worried about the games.

Tortorella Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2021 7:59 p.m. PST

Looks great, great idea.lucky your wife shares your taste in art. Where do you keep your stuff…figs, scenery, etc. ?

Personal logo Old Contemptible Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2021 9:16 p.m. PST

I turned a spare bedroom into a hobby room where I paint and store quite a bit in the closet including my 15mm collection. The room is tall so I had some shelving installed high. I put the best of my 28mm buildings up there. Some are custom made one of a kind, like the ones in the pictures. I have to use a six foot ladder to get them down.

I store most items on steel shelving on one side of our garage. The garage door is insulated and there is a vent which helps regulate the temperature. I have five sections, similar to the one below.


I store my 28mm collection on those shelves in white boxes. The bases are metal and I line the bottom of the boxes with magnetic sheets. I also have my Geo-Hex, trees, fences etc. and more buildings in boxes or plastic containers on the shelving. Been storing that way for 15 years at two houses and never had an issue. We can easily park both our cars in the garage.

Jeffers15 Sep 2021 12:57 p.m. PST

When I bought my first house I had no need for the big master bedroom, so I built a permanent 14 x 6 table and made it my games room. I played two games on it. Then the future Mrs Jeffers arrived, we decided to move and I had to dismantle it and change it back into a bedroom to sell the house.

I've given up now.

COL Scott ret18 Sep 2021 8:26 p.m. PST

Super nice

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