The Steam Deck | DLN Xtend 67

On this episode of DLN Xtend we discuss, Valve’s new Linux-powered Gaming Console, the Steam Deck.

Welcome to episode 67 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community from places like the DLN Discourse Forums, Telegram group, Discord server and more. We also take topics from other shows around the network to give our takes.

00:00 Introductions
14:36 Topic- The Steam Deck
38:29 Host Related Interest
46:55 Wrap Up
47:47 Extras



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I love my keyboard and mouse too much for a Steam Deck to make sense but if I was in to console controllers i’d probably be over the moon with this.

Great to see Valve just being cool and promoting Linux. Would love see a Valve Linux gaming laptop after this.


I figure if you’re using a keyboard and mouse then you’re at a desk and propping up the Steam Deck like a monitor. At that point… a laptop will have have it beat on screen size alone. It’s really winner for the handheld space.


I really don’t game enough for me to buy one. I may change my mind at some point, but as for now it isn’t on my wish list.

My oldest loves to use a controller to game. Both on the computer and console. This is something she might enjoy, and people like her would.

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You can if you get the separate dock. I am curious as to how the docked experience is going to be.

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