National Videogame Archive - issues with preserving games for public display

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+Visitor expectations \- +
+Emulation \- +

What are the expectations of different Museum visitors - researchers vs. casual visitor. 
Which is better? Are they equal? Emulator ROM vs. original game data

Emulation \- 
What are trusted emulators? Trusted emulator ROMS?

Which is better? Are they equal? Emulator ROM vs. original game data
What is the best software extraction tool? - Kryoflux

+Long term future of emulation \- +

Is software emulation sufficient as a long term solution? What happens when the base operating system is updated? Will the emulators need to be updated too? 

Virtualisation of operating system for flexible environment

+Metadata \- +

What additional metadata is required? Operating instructions, controller inputs, unique variables etc.

How to make an automated, easy to use system for the Museum visitor - takes away the complexity of running separate emulators. 
+Visitor expectations \- +

What are the expectations of different Museum visitors - researchers vs. casual visitor. 

How to make an automated, easy to use system for the Museum visitor - takes away the complexity of running separate emulators.


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