Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

Reviews About Old Software on CD-ROM from the 1990’s

ESPN Let’s Go Skiing April 28, 2009


ESPN Let’s Go Skiing

If you know where you’re going and have what you need, ESPN Let’s Go Skiing (Intellimedia Sports Inc.) will show you what to do. This is a simple program to use. The Main Menu offers three instruction sections: Getting Started, Fundamental Skills, and Techniques. Three ski stars serve as instructors: Holly Flanders, A.J. Kitt, and Picabo Street. You can put the program on automatic pilot or set your own pace. You can also view videos frame-by-frame to check things more closely. Instruction covers all the basics in a clear, intelligent way. This is a good instructional program, and it’s easy to use, but it would benefit from the addition of complementary text. Is it any better than a video? Yes. The ability to repeat, pause, and replay sections, in any order, is easier and faster from a CD-ROM than from a video, and that’s worth a lot when you’re using it to study.

– March 1995



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