I’ll definitely be trying this out later and writing a little review.
“Valve’s SteamOS Beta has just been released, and they are right to warn users that it’s not for the Linux newbie. But that won’t and should not stop the curious users trying it out. Installing the Linux based SteamOS on a virtual machine is pretty easy — once you know how. This guide will take you through all of the relevant steps that you’ll need to go through.”