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The Steam Deck wasn’t born ready, but it’s ready now...One of the reasons I feel comfortable recommending the Steam Deck now isn’t just because of Valve — it’s how software and hardware communities have embraced the Deck, likely giving it a longer life than other gaming handhelds....
The Steam Deck works so much better with this kickstand...I’ve struggled to play it comfortably until very recently, when I found the one essential accessory all Steam Deck owners need: theDeckmatekickstand. It’s part of a robust, modular system that allows for multiple add-ons and mounting options...
Video Game Gear: 10 Things We Got In 2022 That We Now Can't Live Without... the Deckmate. The Deckmate starts with a “grip” that locks onto the back of your Deck, to which you can affix your choice of useful and eclectic attachments. I got the Deckmate very early on and it’s been hard to imagine Steam Deck life without it.
Deckmate is a swiss-army accessory for your Steam Deck. A hot swappable Steam Deck accessory system is now available to buy, and the Deckmate enables your portable gaming PC to perform various mounting tricks...
The stand that you can get for the DeckMate is frankly brilliant. Sturdy, easy to clip on and easy to remove to put it away. The other accessories you can get are equally as good.
I'm a serious fan.
While the Steam Deck, offers a wealth of gaming experiences in a portable format, the lack of a kickstand has been a sore spot. Enter the Deckmate: A simple, plastic bracket that lets you attach not just a very handy kickstand, but also several other specialized mounting solutions ...
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One thing that always puzzled me is why Valve didn’t include a kickstand for the Deck. I’m happy to report I now have that accessory, which – to be quite honest – is essential for a device like the Steam Deck.