Raspberry Pi – Steam PC Gaming Tutorial!

Greetings human! In today’s tutorial I am going to show you how you can play fully-fledged, HD video games on your Raspberry Pi! “How can this be done?!” I hear you cry! Through the mystical powers of streaming using NVIDIA’s GeForce Experience software and a Pi program called Moonlight Embedded. By the end of this tutorial you will be blasting your way through all of your favourite Steam titles on any screen in your house – everything from Call of Duty to Kerbal Space Program!


Moonlight Game Stream website: http://moonlight-stream.com/

NVIDIA GeForce Experience download: http://www.geforce.co.uk/geforce-experience/download

Command to display your network information on Windows and to find your IP address (Look for the IPv4 entry!): ipconfig

Raspberry Pi command to download my installation script: wget raw.githubusercontent.com/the-raspberry-pi-guy/game_stream/master/install.sh

Run the installation script with the command: sh install.sh

To change into the game_stream directory: cd game_stream

To pair your Pi with your Windows PC using Moonlight: moonlight pair COMPUTERIPADDRESS

To list your available streamable games on the Raspberry Pi: moonlight list

To find out about all of Moonlight’s different options and configurations: moonlight help

To stream Steam’s Big Picture Mode (using my settings): moonlight stream -1080 -30fps -app Steam

View my mapping guide when in the game_stream directory with the command: nano howtomap.md

You can view all of the code and software used in this tutorial at my public GitHub repository – created just for this, feel free to fork and modify as you wish: https://github.com/the-raspberry-pi-guy/game_stream

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Your Friendly Neighbourhood Raspberry Pi Guy