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Remote gaming via program



This may seem like a stupid question, but has anyone ever tried to run games on your home PC via apps like "go to my PC?"






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stout
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The input lag would be horrible I bet





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brucevilanch
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Oh good Jesus yes





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SG_Geaux
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The input lag would be horrible I bet



Would be good for a turn based strategy game but nothing requiring real time input.






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TunaTigers
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Or something like Football Manager, otherwise it would suck.





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Doldil
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yeah, I've tried it...it was absolutely unplayable. Graphics were messed up, and the lag was well it wasn't even really lag, things just didn't move





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ILikeLSUToo
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Yeah, input lag and general shittiness makes it unplayable. Otherwise, that would be a good business idea. Allow people without a gaming PC to connect to your server to play graphic-intensive PC games for a per-hour or per-month fee.





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Broketec
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Would be good for a turn based strategy game but nothing requiring real time input.


Tried it on my Galaxy SIII actually.
It was so horrible. Tried to run everything from Diablo 3 to Skyrim (which actually crashed my connection when Skyrim launched and I couldn't reconnect to the remote desktop lol.)

I did however get a few turns out of Heroes of Might and Magic V before I remembered that I didn't play it at home anymore for a reason.






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Skyrim


Why would you even try this?






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brucevilanch
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But wouldn't it be awesome if it somehow worked?





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TunaTigers
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Why would you even try this?


Some people just want to watch the world burn.






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