Google Engineer Touts LAN-Party Home, We Drool

When you work at Google, you can do amazing things. And those amazing things don't stop at work. They clearly bleed over to home. One particular Google engineer has showcased photos his LAN-party optimized home, and as he calls it, it's "specifically designed to be ideal for PC gaming parties. It's also designed for living, of course, but all houses have that."

It's equipped with 12 fold-out computers, built by a cabinet maker to specs the homeowner specified. There's plenty more details in the Via below, and if you're hoping to get an invite to come over... well, good luck!
Tags:  Google, Desktop, LAN, party
detnight 3 years ago

WOW what a setup. The closest I have come to that is 8 people playing Socom on the PSP................

GLair 3 years ago

Pretty awesome I've got something else to add to my list of things in my dream home!

Dave_HH 3 years ago

He needs better chairs. Nice system setup but man, you gotta cushion the butt better than that.:)

CDobak 3 years ago


Agreed Dave, needs better chairs, but wow is that sweet...

Dave_HH 3 years ago

totally :)

omegadraco 3 years ago

Now that's what I like to call a geek cave Stick out tongue no man cave needed hun I just want a geek cave...

gdhart 3 years ago

This guy must not be married. I'd never be able to get something like this past my wife.

ajm135 3 years ago

Unless he married the right woman.

Der Meister 3 years ago

Very cool set up, I agree the chairs stuck, but I guess they are a bit easier to fold up/put away when your not LAN'ing it up. I bet that room gets HOT! lol 

AKnudson 3 years ago

draco nailled it. i want all of it. Those are some pretty sweet screens. i wonder what his internet service is?

i am pretty sure they are playing league of legends in that one.

Do all google engineers get payed that well? because i think i just found a profession.

ajm135 3 years ago

Soooooooooooooooo How can i become this guys friend???

dejasoul100 3 years ago

Wow, I just looked at his blog, where he details how he got this set up. Good to have an architect in the family to help out :)

Impressive stuff though.

Inspector 3 years ago

lol dave, its missing one drop of my drool from the chairs :D

I would kill to get a gaming room like this in my house and of course that house :O

DDeveaux 3 years ago

I would love a setup like that!  I remember the good old days of having LAN parties at a friend's house, but of course it was nothing compared to this.  :)

PeanutSC 3 years ago

Hi everyone! I am the homeowner's girlfriend. My rig is a 15.6" Asus G53J series gaming laptop with an i7 core and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 460M graphics card. I take gaming very seriously. Needless to say, I love this house.

Kenton just posted fuller technical details and more pictures of the gaming hardware on his blog, which people may find of interest: Glad you all like it ^^. The chairs are actually a lot more comfy than they look in the pictures.

ThunderBird 3 years ago

Good stuff I wonder if food and drinks is included?

ThunderBird 3 years ago

It appears so from the pics.

omegadoom13 3 years ago

He needs vending machines for snacks and sodas...and hot ladies rubbing the gamers shoulders. We all know how tiring it can be after 5 hours of non-stop gaming. :)

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