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

Adventures With Oslo: World of Water February 4, 2009

Science & Nature

Adventures With Oslo: World of Water

For a CD-ROM that claims it will “make a big splash,” Adventures With Oslo: World of Water (Science for Kids, inc. ages 4-12) barely causes a ripple (more…)

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The February 3, 2009

Kids – Reading

(See also Literature – Fiction)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Bookworm Student Library (7th grade & up) has 18 CD-ROM titles, including The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Poetry of Emily Dickinson, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Little Women, and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (more…)

 

Adventures of Pinocchio, The December 29, 2008

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Storybook

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio (Orange Cherry/New Media Schoolhouse – ages 9 & up) opens with three choices: Start Story, Questions, and Quit Program. Start the story and you get a chapter menu with the option to go directly to one of the three “Living pages” which have a small number of hotspots (more…)

 

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland December 15, 2008

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Storybooks

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Imagination Classics – ages 8 & up) is an interactive storybook that could stand to be a bit more interactive. It’s hard to criticize this disc too harshly, because the source material is terribly strong (more…)

 

Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Cover-Up at Roswell November 27, 2008

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Games

The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Cover-Up at Roswell

The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Cover-Up at Roswell (Virgin Sound and Vision – ages 8 & up) is a two-disc game based on characters from the TV cartoon series The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (more…)