Thursday, June 16, 2022

Steam Deck



Here is my comprehensive guide and reference for both new steam deck owners and those who just want to get more out of their device.  I also wanted to demonstrate just how incredibly capable and flexible this little device is.  Here you will find many details mentioned in the video for easy reference

Disclaimer: Anything you do from this video or blog post is at your own risk.  I am not responsible for anything that happens to your steam deck.

Detailed Index:

Overview 00:00:00 Intro 00:01:45 Unboxing, Overview 00:03:14 Switch size comparison 00:04:04 Switch weight comparison 00:04:41 Switch speaker comparison Proton GE, Flatpak 00:07:34 Proton GE Explanation 00:09:35 Installing Proton GE 00:10:21 Other useful apps 00:11:20 Flatpak source 00:11:37 Choose proton version 00:12:05 File transfer Steam Games 00:14:01 Steam games 00:15:46 Ace Combat 7 00:18:12 Control 00:20:53 Cyberpunk 2077 00:23:32 Dead Space 00:24:34 Doom Eternal 00:25:53 Elden Ring 00:26:40 Skyrim Special Edition 00:27:37 Mirror's Edge Catalyst 00:28:21 Dark Souls 3 00:29:53 Dragon Age II 00:31:39 Fallout 4 00:32:35 Fallout: New Vegas 00:33:07 Mass Effect 3 00:35:27 No Man's Sky 00:36:05 PC Building Simulator 00:37:07 Persona 4 Golden 00:38:35 Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered 00:39:57 Resident Evil Village 00:41:27 Saints Row the Third Remastered 00:43:15 Sword and Fairy 7 00:44:47 Tales of Arise 00:45:45 Terminator: Resistance 00:47:17 Tomb Raider 00:50:05 Gujian 3 00:53:04 Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night 00:54:08 Geometry Wars 00:55:41 Gris 00:56:42 Half-Life 2 00:58:26 Hollow Knight 00:59:31 Horizon Zero Dawn 01:06:01 Panzer Dragoon: Remake (FMV now works with proton experimental!) 01:08:19 Remember Me 01:10:49 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 01:15:33 Street Fighter II 01:16:47 Street Fighter V 01:17:47 Final Fantasy XV 01:21:58 Final Fantasy XIV 01:23:37 The Ascent 01:25:01 Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch Remastered 01:26:11 Monster Hunter Rise 01:28:14 Monster Hunter: World 01:29:53 Middle-earth: Shadow of War 3rd party launchers install 01:31:45 3rd party launchers, folder structure 01:32:29 Flatseal 01:34:04 Mouse click issue on desktop 01:34:39 Install 3rd party launchers overview 01:35:57 Installing 3rd party launchers 01:41:13 Epic launcher settings 01:42:15 Origin Launcher 01:42:56 Ubisoft Launcher 01:43:39 Battle.net Launcher 01:44:14 GOG Launcher 01:44:56 Streamgriddb (pretty icons) 3rd party launcher games 01:47:01 Sonic Mania (epic) 01:48:28 GTA V (epic) 01:51:30 Sifu (epic) 01:53:25 Sifu (heroic) 01:55:18 Overwatch (battle.net) 01:57:24 Absolute Drift (gog) 01:58:43 Need for Speed Heat (origin) 02:01:16 Watch Dogs 2 (ubisoft) Streaming Setup 02:06:23 Streaming

Streaming Games 02:08:16 Destiny 2 (geforce now) 02:11:15 Destiny 2 (stadia) 02:12:59 Halo Infinite (xbox cloud) 02:16:05 Game pass for cheap 02:16:36 Destiny 2 (local steam streaming) 02:18:46 Moonlight 02:19:27 Sifu (moonlight) 02:20:58 Chiaki (ps4/ps5 streaming) 02:21:35 Horizon Forbidden West (ps5 via chiaki) Emulation Setup 02:24:31 Emulation Setup 02:26:55 Emulation Station Settings 02:28:02 Dolphin Settings 02:28:25 RPCS3 tips 02:28:57 Citra tips 02:29:54 Steam Input Emulation Games 02:34:35 Final Fight (arcade) 02:36:12 Galaxy Force II (Arcade) 02:37:11 After Burner II (Arcade) 02:38:12 Total Eclipse (3DO) 02:38:54 Demon Attack (Atari 2600) 02:39:28 Rescue on Fractalus! (Atari 5200) 02:40:26 Ballblazer (Atari 7800) 02:41:22 Aliens Vs Predator (Atari Jaguar) 02:41:48 Blue Lightning (Atari Lynx) 02:42:27 Cosmic Avenger (Colecovision) 02:43:31 Atlantis (Magnavox Odyssey 2) 02:43:55 The Dreadnaught Factor (Intellivision) 02:44:38 Bonk's Adventure (TurboGrafx-16) 02:45:16 Forgotten Worlds (Turbografx-cd) 02:45:50 Final Lap 2000 (WonderSwan) 02:46:29 Mr. Driller (WonderSwan Color) 02:46:56 Armor Attack (Vectrex) 02:47:28 Parachute (Game & Watch) 02:47:53 Tetris (Game Boy) 02:48:25 Mario's Tennis (Virtual Boy) 02:49:05 1942 (GBC) 02:49:51 Sonic Advance (GBA) 02:50:39 Sonic Rush Adventure (NDS) 02:51:24 Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) 02:52:11 Open World Pocket Creature (Switch) 02:52:32 Sega Ages - Phantasy Star (Switch) 02:53:11 Sega Ages - Virtua Racing (Switch) 02:54:05 Sega Ages - Outrun (Switch) 02:55:10 Punch-Out!! (NES) 02:55:56 Choujikuu Yousai Macross (NES) 02:56:46 Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Scrambled Valkyrie (SNES) 02:57:56 Super Mario 64 (N64) 02:58:25 GoldenEye 007 (N64) 02:59:14 Metroid Prime (GameCube) 03:00:43 Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii) 03:02:08 Super Mario Galaxy (Wii) 03:02:54 Punch-Out!! (Wii) 03:04:26 Gasp of the Overgrowth (Wii U) 03:05:16 Black Belt (SMS) 03:06:01 After Burner (SMS) 03:06:36 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (game gear) 03:07:13 After Burner II (genesis) 03:08:25 Raiden (genesis) 03:09:24 Sonic the Hedgehog (genesis) 03:10:27 Thunder Force III (genesis) 03:11:19 Virtua Fighter (32X) 03:11:47 After Burner II (32X) 03:12:47 Shadow Squadron (32X) 03:14:27 Night Trap (Sega CD) 03:15:09 Sonic the Hedgehog CD (Sega CD) 03:16:19 Panzer Dragoon (Saturn) 03:17:58 Sega Rally Championship (Saturn) 03:19:13 Daytona (Dreamcast) 03:20:29 Dead or Alive 2 (Dreamcast) 03:21:41 King of Fighters R-1 (Neo Geo Pocket) 03:22:30 Fatal Fury F-Contact (Neo Geo Pocket Color) 03:22:54 Metal Slug (Neo Geo CD) 03:24:05 Jet Set Radio Future (xbox) 03:24:47 Battle Arena Toshinden (PS1) 03:25:46 Ridge Racer (PS1) 03:27:15 God of War (PS2) 03:29:30 Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 10: After Burner II (PS2) 03:31:13 God of War: Chains of Olympus (PSP) 03:32:51 Persona 5 (PS3) Windows 11 Install 03:36:26 Windows 11 Install Tips 03:37:07 Windows 11 Initial Setup Tips 03:42:58 Native controls with non steam games 03:46:39 Export game pass games to steam (UWPHook) Windows 11 Games 03:48:58 Destiny 2 (win 11) 03:52:28 Forza Horizon 5 (game pass) 03:56:39 Tunic (game pass) 03:57:31 Genshin Impact Docked and Desktop Mode 03:58:43 Xbox Controller 03:58:58 Docked Game Mode 04:00:10 Docked Game Mode Change Resolution 04:01:36 Hotshot Racing (docked game mode) 04:02:38 Doom Eternal (desktop, keyboard & mouse) 04:03:07 Desktop Display Configuration Other Benchmarks 04:03:37 60 fps vs 40 fps (The Ascent) 04:04:05 40 fps 04:04:55 Sleep Battery Drain 04:05:25 Boot Times 04:06:03 Fast Suspend / Resume Micro SD Cards and Accessories 04:06:38 Micro SD Cards 04:08:17 SD Card Slot 04:09:18 SD Card Write Speeds 04:10:14 SD Card Read Speeds 04:10:51 SD Card Holders 04:12:32 Included Accessories 04:13:10 Other Accessories 04:24:46 iFixit Parts Final thoughts and conclusion 04:25:19 Final Thoughts, Conclusion, Menus


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