There are at least 10 reasons why people play games! Some do it to feel connected and part of a group, others to enjoy some solitude. Some play games to chill at the end of a long day, others are pros who go to contests and work with sponsors; to those guys, gaming is a very serious matter!
Each player has a gaming style, a gaming setup, and an available budget. Finding the right desk can be tough, but with sufficient information, and the right selection process, it can be easy and quite fun!
This is a closer look at some of the good L-shaped gaming desk models in the market. I also added a part on how to manage your cables, and some of the other factors that need to be considered as you choose your desk, such as the amount of accessories and gadgets you have, and how to make sure that your desk is also good for your posture.
You know how we are sometimes attracted to someone’s looks, and then get to know their characters later? It was like that for me and this desk! It has a 3-piece structure. The smooth lines of the black MDF desktop are complemented by the sharpness of the stainless steel side bars.
The black engineered wood contrasts similarly with the silver in the supports. Pretty!
It has however more than just external beauty.
This corner desk is very basic, but at the same time practical and elegant. It has a 2-piece structure, with open shelves at the longer side.
The worktop is pretty wide. It’s wooden, so more accessories could easily be mounted and fitted and. It also makes it easy to clean and maintain.
This is a futuristic and sleek looking corner unit. It’s so full of confidence and seriously charismatic.
The worktop is made from dark glass, the sides from engineered wood and coated steel. It is practical and easy to clean. However, mounting and fitting some of the gaming accessories on it could be a bit challenging.
There is plenty of space for a gaming setup, plus any other uses.
This is also a glass top workstation, but it looks very different from the last model, owing to the transparency of this one. It has a very clean contemporary look.
The raised parts of the desktop are also very bold, but they have an amazing visual impact. It’s original and in many ways efficient.
I think it will take a similarly progressive user to take it back home.
This design is clearly going for modern and minimalistic, but it also has a cheery and energetic vibe, that would go so well with the whole gaming scene.
It has a wide worktop. The dark glass surface is elegant, practical, and easy to clean. It has a 3-piece structure. It’s symmetric, so you can arrange your gaming setup anyway you like.
After looking at all the glass tops and dark coloured models, the warmth of this wooden top workstation is quite welcome. It is a different story on many more ways than just the material.
It has a 3-piece structure. The desktop is made from engineered wood, and the supports from powder coated steel. The leg glides are adjustable for better stability on uneven floor.
The design is very considerate of how we humans move around. How do I know that? Take a look at the foot supports and general dimensions of the desk. While its space is not as large as several of the other models, it’s efficient, and every inch of it is completely usable.
Most desks come without that option. The outcome is the entangled situation we normally struggle with on a daily basis.
Yes, it is inconvenient to play tag with each cord to find which wire leads to which socket, and good luck with troubleshooting if a gadget is not acting properly.
Cables also need routine maintenance and checking for frays or cuts. This is not just to avoid malfunction. It is also a safety issue.
Fortunately, most workstations can be upgraded to an amazing level of cable control with the right accessories.
There’s a variety of conduits, special adhesive tape, and cable pins to sort out your gaming workstation.
The transparent glass top models could be a bit of a challenge, but luckily there’s an alternative procedure.
Here’s a video that shows two ways to keep those unruly wires from getting too chummy with one another! And a nice sum up of the proper way to keep all connections in good order.
The hottest gaming desk accessories include, but are not limited to:
The gadgets that you choose from this list should have a nice place in your workstation. So, do you need a large or moderate workspace?
Now you should be seriously on your way to making a final choice!
The ergonomics of your workstation are just as important as the way it looks, or how spacious and fancy.
Your desk should keep your body from becoming fatigued or stressed. The best height for a gaming desk is between 28” to 30”, if your height is between 5'8" and 5'10". If you are taller or shorter, you might want to look at desks with adjustable height.
Most of the models here are posture friendly. However, taking breaks to move around every now and then is good for your mobility, and generally refreshing.
Since the 70’s when the first arcade games were offered to the public, till our present time games have changed so much and so fast, but the reasons why we play video games hasn’t changed at all!
If you have a chill gaming style; you could go for The SHW L-Shaped Wood Corner Desk, Espresso, The Ryan Rove Belmac Glass, The Tangkula Workstation with Glass Top, or The SHW Wood Top, Dark Walnut
If you are more of an active gamer, you can go for the KARMAS PRODUCT L-Shaped Workstation, The HomCom 65" Modern Glass Top , The Tangkula Workstation with Glass Top
Now off with you guys! Pick a good workstation, and enjoy the best gaming session ever!