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A handheld gaming computer developed by Valve in cooperation with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), released on February 25, 2022

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Is there any way to play Runescape singleplayer?

My friend works for the military and wants to play Runescape while deployed overseas. He currently plays OSRS on the Steam Deck via Bolt Launcher. Is there a way for him to play the game offline at ...
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How can I map camera up/down in World of Warcraft in an Accessible Way?

With World of Warcraft being released on nVidia GEForce NOW, and my own ownership of a Steam Deck, I've begun mapping all of the Mouse/WASD controls to the steam deck. Fortunately, Steam has robust ...
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Full game re-download after minor patch. How to stop this?

I noticed every time some minor update happens, it gets downloaded, then some patching and verification happen, and then suddenly it starts to re-download entire game. This has just happened today ...
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Missing geometry when playing B3313 in Parallel Launcher on Steam Deck

When I run B3313 on my Steam Deck, I'm running into an issue where many parts of the game are invisible, including Mario, level geometry, and menu backgrounds. I am using the recommended graphics ...
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How do I move an installed game from the Steam Deck or Ally to an SD card?

The storage on my Steam Deck/ROG Ally handheld gaming PC is full and I have added an SD card. How do I move Steam games to the new SD card. All the tutorials I see mention a screen called "Local ...
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How do I transfer files from my Steam Deck to a PC without leaving gaming mode?

I have various screenshots and emulator save files on my Steam Deck that I want to transfer to my desktop. My current solution is to use Warpinator, but it requires me to close the game I'm playing ...
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How can I use the trackpad for the sliders like the stars of the Vita version of f & f 2nd?

On the PlayStation Vita version of Hatsune Miku Project Diva f and f 2nd, you have stars, which you activate by moving your finger on the touch screen on any direction. Now that I have Hatsune Miku ...
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How do I increase Steam UI font size on Steam Deck in Desktop Mode?

When I open Steam on my Steam Deck in Desktop mode the font is tiny and most of the things are completely unreadable. This is how my Steam fonts looks like in comparison with my browser fonts: How do ...
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Any way to use Steam Deck / Steam Controller advanced input without fully launching Steam?

I'd like to develop some advanced boot menus for my Steam Deck, and I'd like to use features like the joysticks and touchpads. By default, the Steam Deck's inputs (and the Steam Controller that this ...
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Bluetooth controller connects to Steam Deck but will not operate

I have: a Steam Deck, running SteamOS Holo 3.4.8 stable a Microsoft Wireless Controller for Xbox One, Model 1708 For the months I have had the Steam Deck, I have frequently used these together with ...
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How can I see the version of Steam Deck?

I was thinking about buying a Steam Deck and to save a couple of bucks, figured I'd try to buy one used. Before I hand over the cash, I'd like to verify the one I'm buying is as advertised. As there ...
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Steam App ID of a non-Steam game added to Steam in SteamOS on Steam Deck

Similar to this question, I need to find a non-Steam game ID so I could locate its Proton prefix inside /home/deck/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/compatdata/ in SteamOS on Steam Deck. I can find the ID ...
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How to change Proton variables in Heroic?

I have recently got a Steam Deck. I have tried installing the Heroic games launcher on it. A game I have tried to install on it from GoG crashes shortly after opening. I looked it up on ProtonDB and ...
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How best to prolong the life of my Steam Deck's battery?

This question probably applies to most any device with a rechargeable battery, but here goes: We all know batteries degrade over time. Some types of batteries last longer if you primarily do full ...
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Is there any way I can play multiplayer Terraria on a single display on the Steam Deck?

I either want to play split screen on a TV or use a mod that keeps all players in view of the camera kind of like in Super Smash Bros. I found Nucleus co-op for Windows but dual booting on my main PC ...
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Set a shutdown time for Steam Deck?

Is there a good way to automatically shutdown the Steam Deck at a specified time? On my PC I can use the Windows Scheduler to set a shutdown time and the Switch has parental controls that allow you ...
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Launching non-Flatpak Discord from Steam on a Steam Deck

Does anyone know if, and how, you can successfully launch a non-Flatpak version of Discord from Steam on the Steam Deck without putting the deck into developer mode? I've installed the Flatpak version ...
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Which handheld console performs better with larger game ports?

I own the Nintendo Switch and am quite happy with its format when it comes to travelling and playing on the go, but the hardware sure has its limitations and struggles with bigger games, especially ...
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How do I hide family shared games in SteamOS?

I have friends that share their Steam games with me using Steam Family Sharing. In the desktop version of Steam I can hide the shared games using "Group by Library", but I can't find this ...
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How do I factory reset my Steam Deck?

I've been having some technical issues with my Steam Deck and want to see if factory resetting it to stock SteamOS will solve them. How do I factory reset my Steam Deck?
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Forza Horizon 5 does not launch on SteamDeck

I bought the game when my SteamDeck arrived around June. It was playable but after a few weeks it stopped launching. I tried to troubleshoot it by verifying the installation and some other attempts ...
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How to add ScummVM games to Steam Deck?

Can I play my old copies of ScummVM classics on Steam Deck? Do the integrate well?
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Doom64 seems to be stuck in an infinite loop on first launch with Heroic on Steam Deck

Doom64 was available for free on the Epic Games store, a few weeks ago so I downloaded it on Heroic but it seems to be stuck before getting into the menu. ... after the intro sequence it seemed to ...
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How to be certain that games or other apps in the SteamOS Discover center are legitimate?

When you launch the Steam Deck in desktop mode, the UI by default contains a shortcut to something called "Discover Software Center". My experience with Linux-based system is very limited, ...
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How much faster is the Steam Deck's NVMe SSD than the eMMC or SD card options?

The 256GB and 512GB Steam Decks are advertised with faster storage (NVMe SSD) than the 64GB version's eMMC internal storage. But I read that the eMMC storage read times are more or less comparable ...
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Does the Steam Deck preorder page tell you when your reservation is ready for purchase?

This question is primarily aimed at people who were already able to purchase the Steam Deck they placed a reservation for, or just anyone who has seen or knows the exact process. As far as I ...
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