A Google software engineer built a house designed specifically for hosting LAN parties
The house also contains two large TVs connected to various game consoles, though Varda says those are usually just used to stream pro Starcraft matches
Twelve fold-out PC stations are built into the house walls for easy storage when there is no LAN party happening
Anyone who has a attended a LAN party - where people connect their computers on one network in one location to play multiplayer games together - can tell you that they can be both very fun but also kind of a hassle. Playing games with your friends all in the same room: fun. Having to organize all your friends to each haul their usually-oversized gaming rigs to one person's house, ensuring they all have the same software, and inevitably dealing with one or more people having trouble connecting: not fun. With that in mind, it makes sense that one Google employee decided to bypass all that inconvenience and just build a house specifically for LAN parties, complete with multiple networked computers and TVs connected to game consoles.
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