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post #11 of 17
i remember back in the days i was gamming on one of those tv dinner tray was just the right hight had a Z shape

check http://www.tvtraystore.com/ had some nice ones
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post #12 of 17
I used a laptop table thing for a few months. It had rollers and went on the ground, I would suggest that over something that goes over your lap.

If you get it in the right position it can be pretty good, but in the end I found the couch seating just didn't quite match the office chair and desk combo. It works great for casual gaming and single player, but if you want a good kill death ratio in a FPS game, it doesn't hold up. I would say my KDR on cs source was about 20% lower on the couch vs at the desk.
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post #13 of 17
I've just downgraded to a smaller monitor & desktop setup, & i was using a 46" LCD & the couch/table too, but i just wasn't comfortable, & found that i get a better exprience with a desktop setup, ? not sure if getting the portable table will help much, but for me i believe it would be more hassle that it's worth.
post #14 of 17
Usually I just use my xbox 360 controller, works perfectly with Skyrim.
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post #15 of 17
XBOX 360 Controller does wonders. Coupled with Xpadder and Various Profiles you can almost effectively do everything with the wireless controller and it has awesome range. Built a small but very capable system just to use on my TV. I love my 360 controllers and dont even own a 360.


before that I tried mouse and keyboard even put a table on wheels, posted a picture here on OCN too, I thought it was so cool to be able to play PC games on my TV. Hated it, stopped playing in less than week after the novelty wore off. Took me months to finally get the controller, believe me when I say unless you are at your desk mouse and keyboard sucks, in terms of comfort.

I actually play BC2 with my controller online and I do pretty well.
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post #16 of 17
On my TV and HTPC I just use games that support a controller (360 controller). Alice, DMC's, Racer's, etc.. I leave the FPS's for my actual gaming rig w/ a desk.
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post #17 of 17
When i use my HTPC for games (which is rare) i usually just use the xbox 360 or my logitech controller. I have played a little FPS with the kb and mouse on a lapdesk and it works fine.
    
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