What is a Gaming Table?

What is a gaming table?

Fame, fortune, and in some cases, even misfortune can bring opportunity.
So people find a way to convert popular stories, outdoor games, and many other fictional, historical, or social outcomes in a way so they can fit in our homes.
That’s how board games and gaming tables came to be.
In time gaming tables were developed to make it easier to play all those games, bring more comfort for the players, and increase players’ overall experience.

Types of Gaming Tables:

What games can you play on Gaming Tables?

1. Role-Playing Games
2. Classic Board Games
3. War Games
4. Miniature Hobby Games
5. Historical Miniatures Games
6. Card Games
7. Dice Games
8. Shuffleboard Games
9. Hockey Games
10. Tennis Games
11. Football Games
12. Pool Games

What is Board Games Table?

Board Games TableBoard Games Table is a specialized gaming table made with players in mind to increase overall performance and experience playing board games.
On Board Games Tables, you can play role-playing games, classic board games, war games, miniature hobby games, historical miniature games, card games, dice games, and many other games.
Some of the advantages that they bring over playing games on classic tables are:

Board Games TableBoard Games Table is a specialized gaming table made with players in mind to increase overall performance and experience playing board games.
On Board Games Tables, you can play role-playing games, classic board games, war games, miniature hobby games, historical miniature games, card games, dice games, and many other games.
Some of the advantages that they bring over playing games on classic tables are:

– Better position of players around the table for a better view, access, and play of board games.
– Keeping things on the actual table and not all over the room.
– Way to continue playing some other time without having to remove the board game from the table and, at the same time, to use the table for some other activities like dining, working, studying, etc.

All those and many other reasons help to increase your overall experience with board games and bring a play to an entirely new level.
To learn more about board games tables, check our detailed article “Do you need a Board Gaming Tables.”

What is Shuffleboard Table?

Shuffleboard TableShuffleboard Table is a specialized gaming table made to bring the popular outdoor game shuffleboard, more precisely deck shuffleboard, and floor shuffleboard game, into your home.

The shuffleboard game can play two players using four packs each.

The game’s objective is to push packs with hand letting them slide toward the scoring area and reach the highest score area without falling off the edge of the playing surface into gutters.

Players change turns pushing packs one by one until they use all four each.

After all the packs are used, the score is determined by checking whose pack/packs are closest to the other side’s edge.

If no packs are in the scoring area, then no points are scored.

The game is won when one of the players scores a total of 11 points.

Shuffleboard Tables’ primary advantage over the classic shuffleboard is that you don’t have to bend over or stoop to play shuffleboard game. Also, it prevents back pain and increases overall playtime. 

You can play a shuffleboard game in the comfort of your home or office.

Shuffleboard TableShuffleboard Table is a specialized gaming table made to bring the popular outdoor game shuffleboard, more precisely deck shuffleboard, and floor shuffleboard game, into your home.

The shuffleboard game can play two players using four packs each.

The game’s objective is to push packs with hand letting them slide toward the scoring area and reach the highest score area without falling off the edge of the playing surface into gutters.

Players change turns pushing packs one by one until they use all four each.

After all the packs are used, the score is determined by checking whose pack/packs are closest to the other side’s edge.

If no packs are in the scoring area, then no points are scored.

The game is won when one of the players scores a total of 11 points.

Shuffleboard Tables’ primary advantage over the classic shuffleboard is that you don’t have to bend over or stoop to play shuffleboard game. Also, it prevents back pain and increases overall playtime. 

You can play a shuffleboard game in the comfort of your home or office.

What is Ping Pong Table?

Ping Pong TablePing Pong Table or Table Tennis Table is a specialized gaming table made (as its name says) to bring popular outdoor game tennis into your home.
Ping Pong can be played by two players or four players (doubles) using small rackets, also called paddles, to hit a small lightweight ball, popularly named ping pong ball, across a ping pong table that has a net in the middle.
The objective of the game: after the initial serve, players must return the ball to the opponent, but as the ball is moving toward them, they can’t hit it until it bounces once over the surface of their side of the table and at the same time shouldn’t allow the ball to bounce one more time or fall off the table.
As you hit the ball at that precise time between two bounces, the ball must return toward your opponent, flying over your side of the table, then over the net, and hit into the opponent field (his side of the table).
Situations of scoring the point:

Ping Pong TablePing Pong Table or Table Tennis Table is a specialized gaming table made (as its name says) to bring popular outdoor game tennis into your home.
Ping Pong can be played by two players or four players (doubles) using small rackets, also called paddles, to hit a small lightweight ball, popularly named ping pong ball, across a ping pong table that has a net in the middle.
The objective of the game: after the initial serve, players must return the ball to the opponent, but as the ball is moving toward them, they can’t hit it until it bounces once over the surface of their side of the table and at the same time shouldn’t allow the ball to bounce one more time or fall off the table.
As you hit the ball at that precise time between two bounces, the ball must return toward your opponent, flying over your side of the table, then over the net, and hit into the opponent field (his side of the table).
Situations of scoring the point:

– If the ball hits the opponent’s field twice, the opponent doesn’t manage to return the ball between two bounces.
– If the ball falls off the table and hits the ground, the opponent didn’t manage to return the ball between two bounces.
– If the opponent hits the ball after the first bounce but the ball ends up hitting his side of the table or hits the net and stays on his side of the table or completely passes your side of the table and falls on the ground.

The game is won by the first player that reaches eleven points, and the match is won by winning three games best of five.
As ping pong ball is lightweight, it tent to fly very fast, so there’s not much time for thinking.
You have to have good reflexes, be a fast thinker, and to be agile.
The game requires a lot of practice, but Ping Pong is an entertaining game to play against family members and friends.
Even if you are still new to the game, you are going to love and enjoy it.

What is Air Hockey Table?

Air Hockey TableAir Hockey Table is a specialized gaming table made (as its name says) to bring the popular chilly game Ice Hockey from the cold halls into your warm home.
Air Hockey can be played by two players or four players (depending on a table type) using pushers/strikers to hit a puck gliding over the Air Hockey Table’s playing surface.
Air hockey tables surfaces are made to be very smooth and slippery that helps to reduce friction.
Also, surfaces have many tiny holes that allow air blowers to push equal amounts of air to keep the puck on a constant cushion of air.
All that allows the puck to have a less altered motion by friction, allowing it to always glide in a straight line at very high velocity all across the table.
The objective of the game is to push the puck in the opponent’s goal.
Initially first game starts with a “face-off” were the puck is placed in the middle of the table; this is the first round of the match.
Each player fights to reach the pack to push it toward the opponent’s goal on a count to three.
All next games start with one person possessing the puck.
The winner of the “face-off” starts with the puck at the beginning of games three, five, and seven, and the loser begins games two, four, and six with it.
The winner of the game is the player who first scores seven goals, and the winner of the match is one who wins four games best of seven.
Air Hockey is a simple but fun game, and one of those that everyone seems to know the rules.
Grab your striker, and let’s have some fun. Game On.

Air Hockey TableAir Hockey Table is a specialized gaming table made (as its name says) to bring the popular chilly game Ice Hockey from the cold halls into your warm home.
Air Hockey can be played by two players or four players (depending on a table type) using pushers/strikers to hit a puck gliding over the Air Hockey Table’s playing surface.
Air hockey tables surfaces are made to be very smooth and slippery that helps to reduce friction.
Also, surfaces have many tiny holes that allow air blowers to push equal amounts of air to keep the puck on a constant cushion of air.
All that allows the puck to have a less altered motion by friction, allowing it to always glide in a straight line at very high velocity all across the table.
The objective of the game is to push the puck in the opponent’s goal.
Initially first game starts with a “face-off” were the puck is placed in the middle of the table; this is the first round of the match.
Each player fights to reach the pack to push it toward the opponent’s goal on a count to three.
All next games start with one person possessing the puck.
The winner of the “face-off” starts with the puck at the beginning of games three, five, and seven, and the loser begins games two, four, and six with it.
The winner of the game is the player who first scores seven goals, and the winner of the match is one who wins four games best of seven.
Air Hockey is a simple but fun game, and one of those that everyone seems to know the rules.
Grab your striker, and let’s have some fun. Game On.

What is Pool Table?

Pool TablePool Table, also known as a billiard table, is a specialized gaming table made for playing a wide variety of skill games played with cue sticks used to strike billiard balls and cause them to move around over a cloth-covered surface bounded by elastic bumpers cushions.
The most popular pool table games are eight-ball, nine-ball, snooker, straight pool, one-pocket, bumper pool, and many others.
Two that we all know and love are eight-ball and nine-ball.
Eight-Ball is a two-player game played with a cue ball, and fifteen object balls numbered one through fifteen.
The game’s objective is for one player to pocket solid-colored balls with numbers from one to seven, while the other player has to pocket striped balls from nine to fifteen.
Players are hitting cue ball, and on the first contact, the cue ball is allowed to shoot only balls from their group but not in the order of a number with the intent to pocket one or more balls from their group.
If a player doesn’t pocket any of his balls after the legal shot, then he loses the turn, and it’s an opponent’s turn to play.
If the player hits the opponent’s ball or eight balls with the cue ball on the first contact, he has made a wrong move, and its opponents turn to play.
The player pocketing his group of balls first has to pocket eight balls to win the game legally.
The Nine-ball game is played a little differently.
Nine-ball is also a two-player game played with a cue ball and nine object balls numbered one through nine.
On each shot, the first ball that the cue ball hits must be the ball with the lowest number on the table.
Balls don’t have to get pocketed in numbers order.
As long as the player pockets any ball legally, he continues playing until he misses, makes a false move, or wins the game by pocketing nine-ball.
All pool table games are entertaining, if you dint play one for a long time or at all, you should have some fun with a friend or family member.
We strongly recommend it.

Pool TablePool Table, also known as a billiard table, is a specialized gaming table made for playing a wide variety of skill games played with cue sticks used to strike billiard balls and cause them to move around over a cloth-covered surface bounded by elastic bumpers cushions.
The most popular pool table games are eight-ball, nine-ball, snooker, straight pool, one-pocket, bumper pool, and many others.
Two that we all know and love are eight-ball and nine-ball.
Eight-Ball is a two-player game played with a cue ball, and fifteen object balls numbered one through fifteen.
The game’s objective is for one player to pocket solid-colored balls with numbers from one to seven, while the other player has to pocket striped balls from nine to fifteen.
Players are hitting cue ball, and on the first contact, the cue ball is allowed to shoot only balls from their group but not in the order of a number with the intent to pocket one or more balls from their group.
If a player doesn’t pocket any of his balls after the legal shot, then he loses the turn, and it’s an opponent’s turn to play.
If the player hits the opponent’s ball or eight balls with the cue ball on the first contact, he has made a wrong move, and its opponents turn to play.
The player pocketing his group of balls first has to pocket eight balls to win the game legally.
The Nine-ball game is played a little differently.
Nine-ball is also a two-player game played with a cue ball and nine object balls numbered one through nine.
On each shot, the first ball that the cue ball hits must be the ball with the lowest number on the table.
Balls don’t have to get pocketed in numbers order.
As long as the player pockets any ball legally, he continues playing until he misses, makes a false move, or wins the game by pocketing nine-ball.
All pool table games are entertaining, if you dint play one for a long time or at all, you should have some fun with a friend or family member.
We strongly recommend it.

What is Foosball Table?

Foosball TableFoosball Table or Football Table, also known as Soccer Table, is a specialized gaming table made to bring the most popular outdoor game on the planet, football is also known as soccer, into your home.
Foosball Table is a two or four player’s game divided into two opposed teams.
The game’s objective is to kick a ball into the opponent’s goal with foosball player’s figures attached to roads.
Usually, foosball tables have a total of twenty-two foosball players divided into two teams on four roads each that are spread over the field the same as in the real live football game.
Each team has the first road with a goalkeeper placed just in front of a goal that is the last defense line.
In front of the goalkeeper is a road with two defending players who help the goalkeeper defend the goal from opponent scoring.
The defender’s line is followed by the line of the opponent’s road with three attackers whose role is to score the goal.
Finally, in the middle are roads with five middle players that directly face the opponent’s road with five central players.
Thay has a double role as the first line of defense and as the power, playline to try to push the ball away from their own goal to the opponent’s side toward three attacking players to get a better chance to score a goal.
This game is contagiously fun and with many possible options to surprise an opponent (catch him off the guard) because if a player got some skills, he could score a goal from any position, even with a goalkeeper.

Foosball TableFoosball Table or Football Table, also known as Soccer Table, is a specialized gaming table made to bring the most popular outdoor game on the planet, football is also known as soccer, into your home.
Foosball Table is a two or four player’s game divided into two opposed teams.
The game’s objective is to kick a ball into the opponent’s goal with foosball player’s figures attached to roads.
Usually, foosball tables have a total of twenty-two foosball players divided into two teams on four roads each that are spread over the field the same as in the real live football game.
Each team has the first road with a goalkeeper placed just in front of a goal that is the last defense line.
In front of the goalkeeper is a road with two defending players who help the goalkeeper defend the goal from opponent scoring.
The defender’s line is followed by the line of the opponent’s road with three attackers whose role is to score the goal.
Finally, in the middle are roads with five middle players that directly face the opponent’s road with five central players.
Thay has a double role as the first line of defense and as the power, playline to try to push the ball away from their own goal to the opponent’s side toward three attacking players to get a better chance to score a goal.
This game is contagiously fun and with many possible options to surprise an opponent (catch him off the guard) because if a player got some skills, he could score a goal from any position, even with a goalkeeper.

What is a Poker Table?

Poker TablePoker Table or Card Table is a specialized gaming table made for playing card games at your home.
The most popular poker tables games are Texas hold ’em, Omaha, 7-cards stud, 5-cards draw, high/low Chicago, follow the Queen, and many others.
Depending on the game, poker games are two player’s game or more up to 10 players.
The game’s objective is to win by having the highest combination of cards (popularly called best hand) that is the royal flush.
A royal flush consists of Ace, King, Queen, Jack, and then all of them in the same suit, for example, hearts.
The second best hand in a poker game is a straight flush.
Straight flush can be a combination of any five cards in the same suit, and if two players have a straight flush, one with the higher card wins.
Poker is a great game, but be responsible if you’re gambling, as gambling can be addictive and may ruin people’s lives and families.
Playing poker with chips for fun with friends or pennies betting is not that harmful as you won’t lose all your life savings (hopefully).

Poker TablePoker Table or Card Table is a specialized gaming table made for playing card games at your home.
The most popular poker tables games are Texas hold ’em, Omaha, 7-cards stud, 5-cards draw, high/low Chicago, follow the Queen, and many others.
Depending on the game, poker games are two player’s game or more up to 10 players.
The game’s objective is to win by having the highest combination of cards (popularly called best hand) that is the royal flush.
A royal flush consists of Ace, King, Queen, Jack, and then all of them in the same suit, for example, hearts.
The second best hand in a poker game is a straight flush.
Straight flush can be a combination of any five cards in the same suit, and if two players have a straight flush, one with the higher card wins.
Poker is a great game, but be responsible if you’re gambling, as gambling can be addictive and may ruin people’s lives and families.
Playing poker with chips for fun with friends or pennies betting is not that harmful as you won’t lose all your life savings (hopefully).

What is Multi Games Table?

Multi Game TableMulti Games Table is a specialized gaming table that contains multiple games and can be a combination of two or more types of gaming tables (that we mentioned above).
Multi Games Table is excellent for people with limited space at their homes but would love to own more than one type of gaming table (types mentioned above).

Multi Game TableMulti Games Table is a specialized gaming table that contains multiple games and can be a combination of two or more types of gaming tables (that we mentioned above).
Multi Games Table is excellent for people with limited space at their homes but would love to own more than one type of gaming table (types mentioned above).

Conclusion

With all the variety of games and options that gaming tables bring in to our lives, it may be hard to choose the one or two that you would like to get in your home to surprise your family and friends.
That’s why to make your life easier, we made Board Gaming Tables Game ON website where you can find guides, reviews, tips, and tricks, and find the best entertainment for yourself and your loved ones.
Game ON!
Joe

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