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So I’m finishing up “The McKinsey Way”, and this guy is going on about all his recommendations for surviving at McKinsey, one of these recommendations being travel items. Although this book was written in the 90’s, he says he brings video games on his computer as a diversion when traveling. Anyone actually put video games on their work computer?

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I bring my Switch with me when I travel for this purpose. Works well for me!

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With today's mobile phones and tablets, why would you bother. SOE would get in the way of the install and runs the risk of being questioned about why you did it.

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Was on a client in suburban Baltimore with pretty easy hours for months in the winter so started bringing my personal laptop and playing World of Warcraft in the evenings.

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Ditto. I main a frost mage and have DK and DH alts. Great way to kill some time when I can't fall asleep.

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WTF? Who’s 90s laptops were running games besides minesweeper? Someone toting a Gateway desktop in their carry-on? “Excuse me! Can you please stow your Zip drive before we taxi?”

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I often travel with my Switch. For international especially... 13 hours of no-sleeping airtime seems like 40

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I just log into Netflix, Hulu, Sling...

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Gonna third the switch, tons of games and if you have the right adapter you can plug it into your hotel TV

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We’re allowed to download Steam but our IT has to do it

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I have Steam on my work laptop and fired it up a few times on slower nights to decompress. IT doesn’t care. I’ve even considered doing LAN parties in the office with other A/Cs. During WFH, I just use my gaming PC.

You can play on Google Stadia www.stadia.com

Downloaded games into it and had IT able to access it multiple times when getting my laptop Reinhard or swapped. Never heard a complaint so didn’t think it was bad...

Nah M1, I didn’t need GHD. I have some lighter puzzle games on mine like the bridge

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