Categories: Arcade , ShuffleboardPosted: May 29, 2022
6 Shuffleboard Table Buying Tips to Remember for Your Game Room
Categories: Guides , DartboardsPosted: May 23, 2022
What To Look Out for When Buying Dartboards At Game Stores
It is finally the weekend, and you are ready to chill out. There’s plenty you could do, but you hear your den calling. Wouldn’t it be great if you could text your friends and have them over for a couple of beers and a round of darts? The beers would be easy enough to pick up, but how do you know what makes a great dartboard?
Here is a handy guide of seven things to think about while you shop. This way you’ll get the most out of your dartboard and your den becomes the place to be on Friday night.
1. Consider Bladed Dartboard Wiring
The wiring organizes the dartboard into the segments you’re familiar with. It’s important to remember that this wiring has an impact on the amount of playing surface on the board. Thicker wire will rob you of points by causing bounce-outs when the point comes in contact.
It is best to seek out boards that use bladed wiring. They are just as easy to see from a distance while maximizing your playing surface.
2. Best to Start Fresh, Avoid Used Dartboards
6 Things to Avoid to Protect Your Pool Table Felt
There are few things more enjoyable than having a pool table in your home. The hours spent entertaining and relaxing, enjoying the company of those closest to you. While the game may not put a lot of wear and tear on your body, all those hours add up on even the highest quality table felts.
All those breaks, angles, and leans wear down the worsted cloth - commonly referred to as pool table felt- on your table. The good news is that the pool table felt can be changed and replaced. Now depending on how much you play, replacing it becomes inevitable. Here are six things to look for in keeping your table in great condition.
Causes of Wear & Tear
#1 - Friction
The primary function of the pool table felt is to protect the balls and table from friction. It acts as a barrier between the balls and the table. Over time, friction will wear the felt. This is the most common reason the felt will wear out and the most inevitable. Thankfully, if you’ve taken care of the rest, you’ll get years of routine play before you need to consider replacing it.
#2 - Chalk
Chalk is critical in pool, improving both the player’s grip on their cue and conta
Categories: Guides , Ping Pong , Table TennisPosted: May 08, 2022
5 Tips for Selecting Your Ideal Ping Pong Table
From celebrated Olympic sport to exciting pastime with friends, ping pong has something to offer everyone. It is an active, competitive game of skill sure to get your blood pumping! The sport is a great way to spend time with friends and family, which makes a ping pong table a great addition to any home or office. If you're looking to be active in the comfort of your own home, why not get your own ping pong table to enjoy?
Here are five factors you should consider when purchasing your ping pong table:
1. Indoor or Outdoor Use
The first thing you’ll need to decide is if you want to play indoors or outdoors. There are two distinct kinds of tables you'll come across. Indoor tables are typically cheaper and more compact, but outdoor tables tend to be more durable and are built to handle the elements. We’ll touch on how this decision will affect your play area later.
2. Place of Use
If you're thinking about getting a ping pong table for your office, look for one that's not too big, or you might end up having to squeeze it in between a bunch of desks. You can always get an office ping pong table that is foldable and takes up less space. Ditto for home use, unless you’re going to get ALOT of use out of your table.
On the other hand, you'll most likely want something nice and sturdy for outdoor use. You’ll want to ensure that it is weatherproofed and able to handle the climate in your area. While folding options are available, non-folding tables
Classic Arcade Game Collecting: 5 Expectations
There is a story behind every collection. From the baseball card collection that takes you back to the smells and sounds of the ballpark to the collector still hooked on turning the pages of their comic book collection, still enthralled by the art and action. All a collection requires is a passionate person behind it - anything can be collected!
Classic arcade games are no different. From the first Atari cabinet to Pac-Man to Donkey Kong to pop culture tie-ins like The Simpsons and X-Men, there are many highly sought-after arcade games out there. That being said, collecting isn't for the faint of heart. Some things you might want to collect may be incredibly expensive, and some things you collect may also drop in value later.
Today, we want to share 5 things about classic arcade game collecting that you should expect before getting started:
1) You're Going To Spend Money For Quality, But It's Worth It
Collecting classic arcade games is an expensive endeavor. There are no $10 mystery boxes that might hold a hidden gem and even the rare garage sale find will run you market prices. Games will routinely run thousands of dollars a pop. This type of collecting will require some capital.
If you’re going to get into collecting classic arcade games, just understand that will be more for the love of the game than anything else. With the cost of picking one up, an ample profit m
Categories: Guides , Air HockeyPosted: May 02, 2022