Two Boot Drives possible?

Hello.  I want to know if I can buy a small second hard drive and install windows on it and boot from that drive as well?  I only want it for a video game.

Can't tell by your signature but it looks like you have a Mac-BOOK-Pro and this is the Mac_Pro___ forums so the answers vary accordingly.
From what I understand, Windows will NOT install on an external disk. So you would have to install it via Boot Camp onto another partition on your Mac boot drive. OR, you can replace the DVD drive and install another drive there and do it that way also. Search the forums for the different ways and which ones to use, HD or SSD. 
Suggestion:
Replace your internal HD with a 1T HD or larger then partition the Windows part for 100gig and buy a cheap external housing for the old HD and use it as your backup ddrive?
There are instructions on different ways to install it on an external drive on Yahoo/Google but it's not supported by Microsoft.

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