lots of ways to budget a war2 computer...mine amd x3 desktop 4gb + nvidia 520 = 30$ from junkstore finds
basic usb keyboard /basic usb mouse (i do believe in a good mouse, mine is shit but used to it) = was free
sony mdr zx100 headphones = was free
32 inch hisense tv 60hz (i know people say u need 100+ but really i cant tell,i point click shoot and hit whats the prob , been meaning to test out mike tysons punch out)=60$
total=90$ (pays to have a cool junkstore for bargains)
id like to see some ras pi's hooked up playing if possible or any other cool ways... ie phones etc... war2.ru of course
"So having proper gear should at least be something one ought to experience once in their lives, in order to know what it feels like when you do not have proper equipment."
more than likely true
but its all what kinda gamer are you..your passion...mine of course im gonna build all my arcades with something like a opteron, being pro at something doesnt matter to me.
little over 10 years ago..peoples houses i worked at hell they even stop by to give me thier stuff..286** 386* 486's they will both play ru (286 will not)(386 will with the ppl edited)
486 can get decked out to play q3, morrowind..i dont even care of new stuff besides what i can take advantage of.
I can beat that price!!! All hail for Universities Junk Yard :-D for the last few years (~8) I haven't spend a dime on HW (except external HDDs).
I get my HW from the junkyard of the Universities I work for :-D You can't imagine what the throw away!
Of course, you need to do some assembly, as you find N dead PCs and you take parts from each until you get 1 working!
Screens are harder to get for free though! But I got lucky on that too! A close friend bought a 4k screen and was about to throw his old 2nd monitor :-D