Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

American Heritage: The History of the United States For Young People April 28, 2009

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History & Mythology

American Heritage: The History of the United States For Young People

Byron Preiss Multimedia and Simon & Schuster Interactive have produced American Heritage: The History of the United States For Young People (more…)

 

For All Mankind February 21, 2009

Aviation & Space

For All Mankind

The Voyager Co. has ported Al Reinert’s award-winning movie about the space program, For All Mankind, onto CD-ROM. One might ask why. Seventy-nine minutes of film is far more pleasant to watch on a videocassette than on a disc; the CD-ROM would have been successful only if it included some dazzling extra interactive material, which it doesn’t (more…)

 

Louvre Museum for Kids, The February 6, 2009

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Art

The Louvre Museum for Kids

The Louvre Museum for Kids, the first title of the Museums of the World for Kids series from The Voyager Co., is intended to introduce children age 5 and up to the collections of the Louvre and to the building itself (more…)

 

Underground CD-ROM Handbook for the SAT February 5, 2009

College Prep

Underground CD-ROM Handbook for the SAT

Fearful high school seniors can also add the Underground CD-ROM Handbook for the SAT (Workman Swfte) to their list of SAT preparation material. Four real-life students transformed into cartoon characters lead you through the tutorials (more…)

 

Sports Illustrated for Kids: Everything You Wanted to Know About Sports Encyclopedia February 2, 2009

Sports

Sports Illustrated for Kids: Everything You Wanted to Know About Sports Encyclopedia

If you have a young sports enthusiast at home, you might feel tempted to get Sports Illustrated for Kids: Everything You Wanted to Know About Sports Encyclopedia (Creative Mulitmedia) (more…)

 

Golden Book Encyclopedia for Kids February 1, 2009

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Kid’s Education

Golden Book Encyclopedia for Kids

Golden Book Encyclopedia for Kids (Western Publishing – ages 5-10) is a major disappointment. Four large pictures labeled World of Words, Seek and Find, Sights and Sounds, and A-B-Cs serve as the main menu (more…)

 

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary for Kids January 15, 2009

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Kid’s Education

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary for Kids

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary for Kids (Mindscape – ages 6-12) is a mixed bag. With 33,000 entries, it qualifies as a “real” dictionary, and it has many features found in its grown-up counterparts, like pronunciation, full definitions including parts of speech, a good search function, a Word History that saves your selections, and a print function (more…)