Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Alien Tales January 24, 2009

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Games

Alien Tales

Alien Tales (Broderbund – ages 9-13) is a good new title. It’s designed as a game show pitting you against animated aliens claiming to be the authors of favorite books, commonly assumed to have been written by Earthlings (more…)

 

Alistair and the Alien Invasion November 6, 2008

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Storybook

Alistair and the Alien Invasion

Alistair and the Alien Invasion (Simon & Schuster Interactive – ages 5 to 10) has some A+ features and some B- ones. On the plus side, the graphics and animation are exceptional (more…)

 

Reading Galaxy: Featuring Alien Tales October 11, 2008

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Kid’s Education

Reading Galaxy: Featuring Alien Tales

For some reason the Hollywood Squares have outlasted Paul Lynde and the ’70s, and have made the jump to – of all things – CD-ROM. There’s no logical explanation, but a tic-tac-toe board filled with minor celebrities has been a feature in discs ranging from Muppets Inside to Beethoven Lives Upstairs to the latest installment in Broderbund’s Active Mind Series, Reading Galaxy: Featuring Alien Tales (ages 8-12) (more…)