How to create a gaming space on a budget

How to create a gaming space on a budget

It's no secret that most gamers dream about having a cool gaming space, and as it turns out in most cases as well, the budget is a problem. So we will give you a few tips on how you can build your gaming space on a budget.

Look for second hand items
Before you turn down the idea, if you look in social media and other websites that sell second hand items, you may be surprised to find items in closed to mint condition for an awesome discount price. It's all about perspective. If you have a tight budget, remember, beggars can't be choosers.

Canvass for hardware
When you look at brands, usually people try to go with the brands they hear more about, because they give them a higher sense o security. But sometimes that only means the brands have a higher marketing budget to get the word out, and when they are compared to other brands that offer similar products at lower prices, close inspection reveal that they are very much on the same level. For example, if you are looking for a mechanical keyboard but you want to go with the brand everyone is talking about right now, you will have to pay the price. However, you can find alternatives that may fit your requirements in brands that deliver the same experience. Gaming is all about your experience, not the brands, remember that.

Don't hoard. Recycle.
Have something you're not currently using? Great! Get it out there and sell it. This will open up your options with a higher budget.

Join gaming forums
Forums are sometimes a great way to find what you´re looking for at a price you can affort. Forums are also places to get some cool prizes. Who knows, maybe next time they will be giving away one that you wanted to buy, and you can get it for free. Wouldn't that be awesome? There are many forums and social media pages you can check, those of the brands you want to buy products from, or even for the games you're currently playing.

Treat yourself every once and awhile
Sometimes you need to save, sometimes you need to spend. That's just the way it goes, unless you want to go insane. If that product you really want keeps you on a saving loop whenever the next one comes in, or if you decide to go with another one higher in price, then you are stuck my friend. Gaming is about fun, so at some point you'll need to spend your savings, even if it's not in your latest dream, because we know that dreams evolve over time.

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