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Build A Retro Gaming Table On The Cheap With A $20 IKEA Table And A Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown you how to build a retro gaming table before but if you’re looking for something a bit cheaper, Element14 shows off how to build one mounted onto an IKEA Lack table.

Dealhacker: 50% Off Rocket League

Take it from us: Rocket League is a bit of alright. The PC and PS4 soccer-car title is about as addictive as multiplayer games get and if you’ve been waiting to give it a go, now’s your chance.

Steam Now Lets You Buy Games With Bitcoin

Bitcoin is an interesting, if complicated way to store and spend money. If you have a stash laying around, Valve will now take it off your hands in exchange for sweet deals on games.

Cursor Lock Keeps Your Cursor On One Monitor While Gaming

Windows: If you have a dual-monitor setup, you’ve probably noticed when cursor drift takes you out of the game. Cursor Lock prevents this by keeping your mouse input locked to one monitor.

Choose Which Video Game To Play Next With This Epic Flowchart [Infographic]

Most of us have a bunch of video games in our collection that we’ve never got around to playing. In gaming circles, this is known as the ‘pile of shame’. If you can’t decide which title to pick next, this 90-game flowchart will help you to reach the right decision.

How Chess Has Changed Over The Last 150 Years

The rules of chess have remained consistent since the early 19th Century, but that doesn’t mean our approach to the game has stayed the same. Here are some intriguing and surprising ways the Game of Kings has changed its shape over the past 150 years.

Briefly: 1TB On 4G, Games Industry Success, Aussie Stocks Drop

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: the story of how one man downloaded a terabyte on Telstra’s free data day, and how game studios become successful.

Be Inspired By These DIY Board Gaming Tables

Hardcore board gamers know that a standard kitchen table usually isn’t good enough for the more, uh, expansive titles such as Firefly or Arkham Horror. A solid, square table, say 1.5 x 1.5m, is a better choice, but if you have even a tiny crafting bone in your body, you might be tempted to make one yourself. But where do you start?

Build A Nintendo DS-Sized Portable Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown off how to build a handheld Linux machine using a Raspberry Pi before, but a lot’s happened since Node put together that original guide. So much so, that he’s created an updated version with lots of cool new features.

How To Fix Buzzing Headphones On The Xbox One (Like Apple's Earbuds) 

If you’ve ever tried headphones or Apple EarPods with your Xbox One only to be rewarded with an odd buzzing, don’t worry — neither your controller or your headphones are broken. The issue here is how normal headphone jacks are built, and how Apple (and some others) build their plugs. It’s easy to fix.

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