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How to Magic Up Your Mood with Game Room Lights

For every gamer, having a professional gaming room at home is always a big thing. Gamers may prefer the ambience of a commercial gaming room, while public areas sometimes have little or no relaxing personal space. Why not make your house, where you feel comfortable and cozy, your own game studio and just chill? If you want to create a ritualistic and ambient gaming space with game room lights, then you’ve come to the right place. 

game room lights

Gaming room lights offer nice illumination and atmosphere for areas where you and your guests are enjoying video games or table games. We consider gaming room lights to be appropriate illumination for both long video gaming sessions – those nights when you’re alone but playing role-playing games (RPGs) with pals online – and in-person pool or ping-pong evenings. 

The correct lighting for your gaming experience may be both utilitarian and attractive. We’ll guide you through the best lighting for your game room.

Benefits of Game Room Lights

Enhance your surroundings. The finest gaming experiences are ethereal, even unreal. Purchase gaming room lights that will allow you to immerse yourself in a new universe, improve your attention, and keep you calm during high-stakes gaming times. 

Add some individuality. Gaming room lights aren’t only for you; they’re also for your visitors. If you’re having a billiards night with your buddies, put on your brand-new pool table lights for an eight-ball experience that’s a ten out of ten. 

Create the appropriate atmosphere. If your daytime ceiling lights are a blazing white or a gentler off-yellow, they may not create a particularly distinctive gaming atmosphere. You want your gaming room lighting to be peaceful, welcoming, and immersive, not crisp and average.

Emphasize special effects. Consider the following: Your game’s back-and-forth is becoming tiresome, but when the lights in your room gradually change color or pattern, your senses are aroused and you get your mind back in the game. That is the strength of gaming room lights: Their hues or effects are so unusual that they keep you on your toes. 

Illuminate the appropriate areas. So far, we’ve concentrated on aesthetics, but gaming room lighting may also be practical. If your ceiling lights cause too much glare on your TV screen, gaming room lighting reduce this while still allowing you to see your controller or keyboard. They also focus light onto table games while keeping your surroundings calm, cool, and collected. 

Create a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. When you consider all of these factors, you may see that they all contribute to one of the main reasons we enjoy lighting so much: it creates a distinct atmosphere. Walls and ceilings filled with bright, calming star and galaxy effects aren’t your typical places, and for a genuinely escapist gaming experience, you’ll need a room unlike any other.

Transform Your Gaming Room with RGB LEDs

Red, blue, and green LEDs are referred to as RGB LEDs. RGB LED lighting products use these three colors to generate over 16 million different light colors. It should be noted that not all colors are available.

Players want to be immersed in the game’s world while they play. The use of RGB colored light in lighting design applications is best for generating a cool ambiance. Cool colors like blue, green, and purple should be used when creating a cool vibe. 

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Laser Light 

Lasers provide an energy-efficient lighting option that produces rich, brilliant colors. And since we diffract our lasers into hundreds of tiny beams, when you use indoor laser lights in your gaming area, you get illumination with a lot of character and exactly the correct amount of brightness.

With laser lights, your home will be bathed in raving-like blues, greens, and reds for some epic gaming time with friends. These lights may provide a calm ambiance for a low-stakes catch-up with pals at more relaxed occasions as well. 

Lights that Sync to Game  

Some game-sync smart lights can record in-game effects from your PC or Mac game and converts them into an instant light effect. Whatever you’re playing, your gaming experience will be unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before. To tailor the experience, choose from a variety of immersion settings ranging from mild to extreme. To alter the strength of the light effect, you may also change the brightness level.  

The Overwolf platform, an open gaming application and service platform that provides apps for hundreds of popular games, including real-time guide, data analysis and video recording tools, achieves such a cool look by integrating lighting and gaming activity. The partnership of Yeelight and Overwolf bright us a novel gaming application that captures key events in the game while mapping these events to different lighting scenes. It’s possible for players to add different lighting effects to these game sceneries to make the gaming experience even better. This means that if a victory is achieved in a game, the player can map the victory event to a light strip whose color, blinking frequency and rhythm reflect the game event.

Lights that Dance to Music

For an easy-to-achieve gaming vibe, you can use light panels to make your ambient lighting dance to your game’s music. 

Using a remote control, you can make certain LED smart light panels rhyme with the game music. Yeelight Smart Light Panels are designed for all moods, especially for dynamic party and gaming. The triangular LED panels can be combined into any desired layout, and connected to the music by the built-in MIC with sound recognition. They will make your house a proper battlefield for deep game players!  

Star Lights 

Lighting fixtures other than bulbs can produce brilliantly shining stars. You may choose star lights in red, green, or blue, having fun with friends stress-free while looking at the lovely starry night. 

Sky lights create patterns of starry nights or wispy galaxies that stretch over your gaming room. Aim your sky light projector towards a wall or tilt it so that it reaches the ceiling. Set the lights to pulse or stay constant, or eliminate the stars and just show a sky. With galaxy lights, you have a plethora of possibilities for generating the ideal gaming room illumination.

Fan Lights

During extended play sessions, video game consoles and PCs may rapidly get overheated. Fan lights keep your electronics cool while also beautifying the lighting in your space. Plus, if you catch part of your fans’ wind, you’ll be able to sleep all night.

Light Strip

If you look at the luminaires, you’ll see that gaming rooms tend to be decorated with a lot of light strips. This is because light strips‘ linear impact might amplify the feeling of modernity. In addition, to establish the ambiance, gamers who build a gaming room in their house often add colored light strips behind the monitor.

Light strip is an excellent choice if you simply need peripheral lighting for your gaming room— for example, behind cabinets, along countertop edges, or around picture frames. Strip lights are exactly what they sound like: a spool of LED gaming lights that can often be cut to fit and come in a narrow strip that is great for framing windows, lining door frames, and many other applications. These lights will not fill your room like a galaxy light or a laser light bulb, but they will provide just enough accent lighting for your game session.  Consider them to be more of a game light decoration than a significant light source, offering a subtle but crucial finishing touch to your gaming event.

Colored LED Light Adds Dramatic Effect

Don’t want to invest in too many lighting fixtures for a game room? Another simple way to achieve an ideal game lighting effect is to replace normal light bulbs with colorful bulbs.   

As you read this blog, you’re undoubtedly discovering that there are more color options for a game room than you previously thought. LED lights can occasionally alleviate this issue. Some LED lights can produce hundreds of colors (but only one at a time), and some are even smartphone controlled for quick color change, so they may be the perfect choice for your game lighting.

If you want to create a cool and digital atmosphere, choose green or blue bulbs. And try orange or red lights to create a flame-like, warmer effect. 
LED lights are rather bright, particularly when compared to incandescent bulbs. With the advent of low-cost LED lighting, changing out your lights for a game room costs next to nothing, converting even the friendliest houses into a cool vibe.  You could easily equip the whole interior of your room with single-color LED lights for a few dollars. I recommend the Yeelight Smart LED Light Bulb for long-term usage and pleasure, particularly since Christmas is approaching (Multi-Color). It comes in four pieces, enabling you to create your own lighting sceneries with 16 million colors to suit a variety of circumstances. Meanwhile, you can always utilize the Yeelight App’s pre-set settings, such as game mode, movie mode or party mode, to colorize your life!

Projection Light 

Whether you use laser light bulbs that screw into existing light fixtures or independent, plug-in laser projectors, your projection lights will convert any area into a relaxing environment. You can set up your gaming area precisely as you want it using laser light projectors, and choose projectors that are small and portable, changing up your lighting scheme will just take a few seconds.  

Make it Easy on Your Eyes 

Playing computer games for long hours in a dim environment can result in accelerated ageing of the eyes, as well as the possibility of injury and eye strain. However, continuous exposure to bright lights can disrupt our bodies’ internal processes, altering sleep cycles and decreasing productivity. The prevalence of artificial light, such as smartphones, lamps, and computer screens, has been widely attributed to an epidemic of short-sightedness in the U.S and other parts of the world.  

LED lighting is an optimal option for gamers since it has a number of related benefits that can help reduce eye strain and other health concerns. Many LED lamps have a more natural brightness that is beneficial rather than negative when it comes to eye health, in particular, when exposed to over long stretches of time. Unlike halogen or incandescent bulbs, LED bulbs do not produce as much heat, lessening eye strain and increasing comfort. For eye-protection gaming lights, LED lights are suggested.   

Where to Install Game Light Fixtures? 

Close to the Monitor 

You should never game in a fully black environment, and one of the light sources should always be placed to the side or behind the display. This reduces the effect of monitor light glare on your eyes. 

On the Backdrop of Your Setup’s Wall 

Fancy lights may be used to illuminate the wall of your gaming setup. This also reduces the glare on your display and illuminates your environment with a variety of colors. 

In the Room’s Corners 

When the corners of a room are dark, the whole area seems to be unfinished. A large floor lamp can also be used to complement your surrounding surroundings  

Underneath Your Desk 

It’s one of the most underutilized regions of a gaming room, and if you don’t light it up, you’re losing out on a lot. It may also be difficult to reach the space beneath the table for critical tasks like plugging in and handling wires. LED strips may be used beneath a table, and a single strip will light up the whole space under your desk.

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99 Comments

  1. 04/12/2021 at 2:02 PM

    Eriz Martinez Diaz

    amazing all that can be done

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  2. 03/12/2021 at 1:11 PM

    Richard Hicks

    Great way to set the mood in the game room!

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  3. 02/12/2021 at 3:26 PM

    Alexandru Macovei

    Smart Lights.

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  4. 01/12/2021 at 10:36 AM

    James Semaj

    It is a breath of fresh air and fun to watch.

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  5. 01/12/2021 at 9:21 AM

    Jeff

    cool

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  6. 30/11/2021 at 7:39 PM

    Brenton

    Led lights help you save money

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  7. 30/11/2021 at 4:57 PM

    Teena Lewis

    Some great ideas here, very exciting!

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  8. 30/11/2021 at 1:51 PM

    Joana Castro

    Great ideas for my children’s rooms, let me point out your advice and tips, thank you

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  9. 30/11/2021 at 1:48 PM

    Paulo Oliveira

    Excellent products, lamps for all tastes, there is a lot to choose from, there are so many themes…

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  10. 30/11/2021 at 2:13 AM

    andieharrie

    great stuff
    thank u

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  11. 29/11/2021 at 8:09 PM

    yq8557

    This looks so amazing, would look awesome in the home office.

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  12. 28/11/2021 at 6:45 PM

    jckkllr

    Great tip for game room lighting!!! Thanks for the ideas!!!

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  13. 28/11/2021 at 12:06 PM

    Javier Vallejo

    great ideas and tips to have a perfectly lit playroom, my nephew has loved it and we are going to put the tips into practice

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  14. 28/11/2021 at 3:29 AM

    Seidula

    BatChest I LOVE LED’S!!!

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  15. 27/11/2021 at 5:40 PM

    Bert Park Weir

    Oh my god these look good

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  16. 27/11/2021 at 2:27 AM

    Boonce

    these really look good, I have some great ideas for my game space

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  17. 27/11/2021 at 1:34 AM

    Aleksey

    It’s very nice

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  18. 27/11/2021 at 12:14 AM

    Crablegs145

    Looking to light my room because I just moved and I think it will help me cover up my empty wall.

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  19. 26/11/2021 at 4:25 AM

    Abderrahman3

    These would look so good in my room

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  20. 25/11/2021 at 9:50 PM

    rachel lee shamion

    fun!!!

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  21. 25/11/2021 at 4:00 PM

    OR10N

    These look awesome! :O

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  22. 25/11/2021 at 3:57 PM

    Patric

    Those light panels would look fire in a music studio! 😮

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  23. 25/11/2021 at 1:19 PM

    Alice Morris

    I have a Son that just loves the lights, hope to win for him

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  24. 24/11/2021 at 5:37 PM

    Jack Boehmke

    I need these!!

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  25. 24/11/2021 at 5:37 PM

    Jack Boehmke

    This lights are amazing and I need these!!

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  26. 24/11/2021 at 1:42 PM

    Ron Ablang

    I honestly think this would be distracting for me.

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  27. 24/11/2021 at 8:53 AM

    Keifer Dillon

    I’ve always wanted lights like this to go with my RGB set up in my room! What better way than FREE? Thanks for the opportunity to win and good luck everyone!

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  28. 24/11/2021 at 8:44 AM

    Stavroula G

    Amazing Wishing i win this
    Thank you for the giveaway!

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  29. 24/11/2021 at 4:41 AM

    Bogdan Bilak

    Cool lights! Need more!

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  30. 24/11/2021 at 4:01 AM

    Brenda Williamson

    Nice, love all the styles. Your lights will be great for the grands gaming area.

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  31. 23/11/2021 at 9:29 PM

    Rachel Collins

    These are amazing!

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  32. 23/11/2021 at 6:42 PM

    Cristiana Felix

    Nice lights

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  33. 23/11/2021 at 5:04 PM

    E Cimafranca

    A big fan of Yeelight. Most of lights in my room are from Yeelight. Hope I can win the Panel for my setup

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  34. 23/11/2021 at 4:51 PM

    olson_canadian

    More lights, more better!

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  35. 23/11/2021 at 2:37 PM

    John Dickson

    Looking great.

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  36. 23/11/2021 at 1:18 PM

    Dwiztastic

    If only I had a gaming room. Those days have passed. Yeelight offers quality products to a affordable price.

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  37. 23/11/2021 at 1:03 PM

    Aidan Brayton

    Nice for a gaming setup

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  38. 23/11/2021 at 11:48 AM

    Daniel T.

    Good info!

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    1. 24/11/2021 at 4:00 AM

      Brenda Williamson

      Nice, love all the styles. Your lights will be great for the grands gaming area.

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  39. 23/11/2021 at 11:34 AM

    Brian Weiner

    Cool

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  40. 23/11/2021 at 10:44 AM

    Mya Goss

    Oooooh!! I love all the designs you can do with these lights.. This is going to be so fun for whoever wins this! 😊

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  41. 23/11/2021 at 10:35 AM

    AndrewG

    So many great ideas here!

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  42. 23/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

    ttownscott

    Do the light panels also function as sound deadening panels for room acoustical treatment?

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  43. 23/11/2021 at 10:14 AM

    Thomas P

    Lot of inexpensive options for creating the ambience you want.

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  44. 23/11/2021 at 7:01 AM

    StormD

    These would look so good in my room

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  45. 23/11/2021 at 12:08 AM

    SirDrewski

    will definitely improve my office!

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  46. 22/11/2021 at 9:27 PM

    Michael Ullrich

    I’ve seen the light

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  47. 22/11/2021 at 8:59 PM

    YeeYee

    Looks awesome

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  48. 22/11/2021 at 4:26 PM

    Scott W Chicago

    I really like YeeLights for my game room! THey are affordable and very bright, brighter than others that I have purchased and returned.

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  49. 22/11/2021 at 3:43 PM

    Javelin

    מגניב

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  50. 22/11/2021 at 3:20 PM

    Stratos

    Which product creates the star lights effect?

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  51. 22/11/2021 at 1:45 PM

    jeremy journaud

    Les couleur sont exceptionnel🔥

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  52. 22/11/2021 at 10:04 AM

    kaas

    kaas

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  53. 22/11/2021 at 9:55 AM

    Abbs

    My setup is pretty bland. Need some of those new panels.

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  54. 22/11/2021 at 7:49 AM

    z3roCoo1

    The right lighting does make a massive difference to a room.

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  55. 22/11/2021 at 4:32 AM

    Anthony

    I didn’t know so many options were out there.

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  56. 22/11/2021 at 12:38 AM

    Lily Kwan

    These tips for game room lighting are very helpful. Thanks for sharing!

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  57. 21/11/2021 at 9:31 PM

    LavaIce

    Nice to see a cheaper panel LED option, I got started with an LED strip to try out because of the Razer integration.

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  58. 21/11/2021 at 9:02 PM

    Jan Kristoffer Alminiana

    Looks really good. The pattern never ceases to amaze me. Good luck to everyone! <3

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  59. 21/11/2021 at 6:44 PM

    Donateeverything

    Perfect for the little ones’ room! They’ll love these!

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  60. 21/11/2021 at 5:43 PM

    Sonnie

    Nice looking light panels, looking forward to getting a set for my space.

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  61. 21/11/2021 at 3:35 PM

    Hannington okoth omolo

    It makes the game more ambient and lively.

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  62. 21/11/2021 at 3:30 PM

    Kakhaber Khmelidze

    Psychedelic! Love it.

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  63. 21/11/2021 at 12:30 PM

    Viktor Grigorenko

    красиво, super

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  64. 21/11/2021 at 10:59 AM

    Shellie Clark

    Love the panel lights they are awesome

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  65. 21/11/2021 at 8:44 AM

    Mohamed Emam

    Greaaaaaat things

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  66. 21/11/2021 at 8:14 AM

    Fratutu Ionut Claudiu

    The best lights for a gaming room !! looks amazing !

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  67. 21/11/2021 at 8:01 AM

    Mas Ando

    yeah, its me on the mood.

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  68. 21/11/2021 at 6:58 AM

    thabet

    i hope i win ^_^

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  69. 21/11/2021 at 5:17 AM

    Gioe

    panel lights are dope

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  70. 20/11/2021 at 10:26 PM

    DJ

    Love this idea with the lights for the game room! I especially like the pic with with the snow capped mountain with the Northern Lights. That would be the perfect set up for me!

    Reply
  71. 20/11/2021 at 5:15 PM

    Whiterat

    Panels look awesome! Hope they will have lan control too.

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  72. 20/11/2021 at 2:29 PM

    Darla Peduzzi

    These are so cool! I love them!

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  73. 20/11/2021 at 1:44 PM

    Thomas Gibson

    Such a fun concept!

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  74. 20/11/2021 at 6:59 AM

    Brittany Gilley

    I love this idea for my gaming room

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  75. 19/11/2021 at 8:20 PM

    Joel Pimia

    Love my yeelight bulbs. panels would be so cool

    Reply
  76. 19/11/2021 at 4:12 PM

    Otavio Miguel

    I am using yeelights in my setup to sync with Razer devices and i need to say that IT IS JUST AWESOME! My room is always bright and I have no regrets

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  77. 19/11/2021 at 12:59 PM

    Donna Evans

    Love the colors it reminds me of the Northern Lights from when I lived in Alaska

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  78. 18/11/2021 at 10:33 PM

    Bob

    Panel lights are dope, I need them.

    Reply
  79. 18/11/2021 at 4:56 PM

    zanety

    a marvel

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  80. 18/11/2021 at 2:32 PM

    Martín López Ojeda

    i need that…

    Reply
  81. 18/11/2021 at 7:45 AM

    IguanaMGT

    I don’t have a gaming room, but my computing (& gaming) corner is part of my living room. I do have a place for Yeelight smart LED panels in case I win them in a current giveaway – right above my monitor and my computer desk is a free white wall. 😉

    Reply
  82. 18/11/2021 at 6:26 AM

    Karen Webster Hunt

    Love them all !

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  83. 18/11/2021 at 4:38 AM

    Mercedes Saeta

    Lighting is always important, for visual health and to give it a personal touch, very beautiful

    Reply
  84. 17/11/2021 at 7:15 PM

    Marclemane

    Epic!!

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  85. 17/11/2021 at 5:32 PM

    Angelica

    It would be overkill if I wanted to put all of these in my gaming room, yeah? Cause, um, I definitely do. LOL.

    Reply
  86. 17/11/2021 at 5:30 PM

    Milan Elek

    I love the lights so nice ! I want like this !!

    Reply
  87. 17/11/2021 at 5:01 PM

    kathy m

    these are all great idea’s! I like the idea of a serene calm lighting situation in my computer room instead of the glaring lights that I have! thanks for the inspiration!

    Reply
  88. 17/11/2021 at 4:55 PM

    Angela

    Wow!

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  89. 17/11/2021 at 2:32 PM

    Mario Elek

    I love your lights so amazing,!!

    Reply
  90. 17/11/2021 at 11:02 AM

    Maria Teresa Fernandez Ferreira

    I love it!!!!!

    Reply
  91. 17/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

    Liz N.

    I love the idea of LED lights in my game room – so I can change the look and feel of the room to match my mood!

    Reply
  92. 17/11/2021 at 8:04 AM

    Gerry D.

    Love the panel lights

    Reply
  93. 17/11/2021 at 8:01 AM

    Phronesko

    This was very helpful. Tysm! 😀

    Reply
  94. 17/11/2021 at 6:30 AM

    Fabien Bouquelet

    Nice options to improve gaming room setup!

    Reply
  95. 17/11/2021 at 2:20 AM

    Coolz

    Can I have them all?

    Reply
  96. 17/11/2021 at 2:12 AM

    Michael DeFren

    ooh i love the string lights

    Reply
  97. 17/11/2021 at 1:44 AM

    Michael S Adams

    I need these for my game room

    Reply
  98. 17/11/2021 at 1:17 AM

    M1K4_3L

    Incoming, waiting for the Panel to upgrade my office. It will be awesome

    Reply

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