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MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
77
4.2
Windows
81
3.7

Macintosh
Business Model Commercial
Minimum CPU Class Required PowerPC 601
Minimum OS Class Required System 7.5.3
Minimum RAM Required 16 MB
Media Type CD-ROM
Minimum CD-ROM Drive Speed Required 4X
Input Devices Supported Keyboard, Mouse
Number of Players: Offline 1 Player
Notes The minimum specifications for a PowerPC system on the UK release stated that the game required
  • PowerPC compatible
  • 16 MB of RAM with 8 MB free
  • System 7.5.5 or later
  • an uncompressed hard drive with 100 MB free for the recommended installation plus 25 MB free for temporary files
  • the ability to display 256 colours

Windows
Business Model Commercial
Minimum CPU Class Required Pentium
Minimum OS Class Required Windows 95
Minimum RAM Required 16 MB
Media Type CD-ROM
Minimum CD-ROM Drive Speed Required 4X
Minimum DirectX Version Required DirectX 3
Video Modes Supported SVGA/XGA (640*480)
Minimum Video Memory Required 1 MB
Input Devices Supported Keyboard, Mouse
Multiplayer Options Internet, LAN
Number of Players: Offline 1-7 Players
Notes The UK release stated that the minimum specification for the WIN 95 version of the game required ;
  • Pentium 75 MHz
  • an uncompressed hard drive with 100 MB free for the recommended install plus 25 MB free for temporary files,
  • a 100% Microsoft (or Logitech) compatible mouse,


  • It also stated that the game cannot be played on Windows NT systems


Technical information contributed by piltdown_man (70511), NGC 5194 (17256), thf (153452), Indra is here (19699), Jeanne (75627) and Ray Soderlund (3500)