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Gaming the Past by Jeremiah McCall

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Appendix B

Logistical Considerations

Time Requirements, Software, and Hardware

Determining Hardware and Software Requirements

Desktop Games

Before committing to a particular desktop game (as opposed to a game that is played in an Internet browser, about which, see below), it is necessary to ensure that the hardware and software needed to play the game are available. Talk to the school’s tech specialist or department to determine the specifications of the school’s computers. System requirements for games are regularly displayed somewhere on the outside of the game box, usually on the back or one of the sides. The arrangement can be listed as a set of independent bullet points or as categories with headers. Usually both minimum and recommended ...

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