SIM Safari

Description:

This is a retail copy of the 1998 PC computer game SIM Safari, developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts. The object has a cloth-like protective sleeve (most likely made of synthetic fibers) with a clear plastic window that allows one to see the face of the disk inside and a hole in the middle to allow easier access to the disk itself. The sleeve has a small long paper insert on one edge which denotes a list of what is likely audio tracks from a previous disk. The sleeve also has a second disk slot on the opposite side for an additional disk. The face of the CD-ROM disk has an orange print zebra stripe pattern on a white background. The top of the disk features the official logo for Sim Safari, the left side features the ESRB logo rating of "E" for everyone, while the bottom of the disk features the official logo for Maxis Kids. The top edge of the disk notes copyright information and warning.

Date Made: 1998

Maker: EA MaxisElectronic Arts

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Judy Gradwohl

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.3016.41Nonaccession Number: 2016.3016Catalog Number: 2016.3016.41

Object Name: video game

Physical Description: plastic; synthetic fibers (disk sleeve material)plastic; metal (cdrom disk material)Measurements: cd-rom disk: 4 3/4 in; 12.065 cmdisk sleeve: 5 3/16 in x 5 3/4 in; 13.208 cm x 14.605 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d954-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1817640

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.