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

Castle Explorer March 10, 2009

 

Castle Explorer

DK Multimedia, creators of easy-on-the-eyes reference tools, have found a perfect partner in Stephen Biesty. The CD-ROM Castle Explorer combines Mr. Biesty’s excellent, detailed illustrations with DK Multimedia’s clean interface, high-quality graphics, intelligent organization, and solid content (more…)

 

Hansel & Gretel and the Enchanted Castle February 20, 2009

Hansel & Gretel and the Enchanted Castle

For the younger set, Hansel & Gretel and the Enchanted Castle (Terraglyph) is an odd combination of a very Grimm fairy tale and a Disney-ish interactive storybook replete with happy animals liable to burst into song at any moment (more…)

 

Hansel & Gretel and the Enchanted Castle

Hansel & Gretel and the Enchanted Castle

For the younger set, Hansel & Gretel and the Enchanted Castle (Terraglyph) is an odd combination of a very Grimm fairy tale and a Disney-ish interactive storybook replete with happy animals liable to burst into song at any moment (more…)

 

Castle Infinity February 5, 2009

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Castle Infinity

A great twist on Internet chat rooms is provided by Castle Infinity (Starwave – ages 8-12), a logic/action game for kids that plays on the Web. Log on and you’ll find yourself in a large 2D environment, filled with classic video game elements like multiple levels, transporters, and bad guys (in this case, dinosaurs) (more…)

 

My Make Believe Castle December 17, 2008

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My Make Believe Castle

My Make Believe Castle (LCSI/Virtual Entertainment – ages 4-7) is highly entertaining. Consisting mainly of clip art-style images, the program lets you manipulate Nicky the Dragon, Tara the Princess, the Court Jester, and a lively cast of characters around each room of a castle (more…)