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

PYST March 11, 2009

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PYST (Parroty Interactive – get it?), a parody of Myst, suggests that the Island of Myst, having been overrun by four million nerds with PCs during the past few years, has become a wasteland somewhat akin to Max Yasgur’s farm after Woodstock (more…)


Unknown Marx Brothers, The February 18, 2009

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The Unknown Marx Brothers

What would it take to screw up a Marx Brothers CD-ROM? Even if you didn’t have a great take on the Brothers, you could string together some funny video and some insightful text, toss in a trivia game and a search function, find another wrinkle or two, and create something entertaining (more…)


Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity

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Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity

Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity (Viacom New Media) is a thing of great and terrible beauty (more…)


Index Popular Culture January 29, 2009

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November 1996 (Volume 2, No 11)

  • Aquaman: War of the Water Worlds
  • Batman: Partners In Peril
  • Beavis and Butthead in Weiner Take All
  • PYST
  • Stay Tooned!
  • Superboy: Spies From Outer Space
  • Superman: The Mysterious Mr (more…)

Digital Culture Stream January 5, 2009

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Digital Culture Stream

Digital Culture Stream (Mixed Media Productions, quarterly) needs to pay more attention to production values if it is to have any chance in this market. The program is slow, soundtracks are infrequent, backgrounds are static, video clips are short, and there’s very little animation (more…)