Tips for setting up Steam in-home streaming, an HTPC, or running cables to play PC games in the living room. We love our high refresh monitors, mechanical keyboards and gaming mice for PC gaming. That technology is integral to getting the most out of our hobby—but we all have those games we want to play on a bigger screen, or with a controller, or laying down on the couch because it’s just been a long day. So let’s play some PC games in the living room, on that big ol’ TV. It’s much easier than it used to be to get your PC games running on a TV, thanks to options like Steam in-home streaming and Big Picture mode. There’s no one perfect solution, but a few good options for different homes and different PCs. Rather than a step-by-step guide, this article will lay out the easiest approaches to PC gaming in the living room, and tips for making it all work smoothly. The simple solution, with one obvious downside: you’ll either need a second PC, a gaming laptop, or the patience to move your PC tower back and forth a lot. If you’re building a second PC exclusively for the living room, check out our guide to the best PC cases for some small form...