Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Better Homes and Gardens: Cooking for Today January 3, 2009

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How-To Guides

Better Homes and Gardens: Cooking for Today

Better Homes and Gardens: Cooking for Today (Multicom) is a new series straight out of the test kitchen of Better Homes and Gardens. The design and navigation is the same for all of the titles in the series, which includes Chicken, Pasta, Stir-Fries, and Vegetarian (more…)

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Astronomer for Windows December 25, 2008

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Space

Astronomer for Windows

Astronomer for Windows (Expert Software) is similar to Amazing Universe III, but with a bit more material. Again, there are two separate components, Multimedia and Astronomer, for accessing information (more…)

 

Search for Ancient Wisdom, The December 18, 2008

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World Culture

The Search for Ancient Wisdom

 

Bea and Bob Connelly, a Canadian couple intent on discovering the secrets of the ages, lead your tour in The Search for Ancient Wisdom (Flying Disc Entertainment) (more…)

 

Piano Discover for Kids December 6, 2008

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MusicMusic Tutors

Piano Discovery For Kids

 

Jump Music! has released a thinner version of Piano Discovery, called Piano Discovery for Kids (ages 6-12). The gist of the program is the same ? you can still take piano lessons in a virtual schoolhouse, practice in a bungalow, play skill-sharpening games in an arcade, or show off in a performance hall (more…)

 

MacMillian Dictionary for Children December 3, 2008

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Reference

MacMillian Dictionary for Children

MacMillian Dictionary for Children (Simon & Schuster Interactive, ages 6 – 10) scored some hits and some misses. On the “Hits” side, you’ll find 12,000 words included with their definitions (more…)

 

Quest For Fame starring Aerosmith November 29, 2008

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Music

Quest For Fame starring Aerosmith

Put aside your CD-Plus discs and strap on the Virtual Guitar for an experience that substitutes dumb fun for failed ambition. Quest For Fame starring Aerosmith (Virtual Music), the latest application for this guitar-without-strings, asks that you accept certain givens at the outset, and then gives you a chance to rock out with the Bad Boys From Boston from bedroom to garage and, eventually, live from the Humongodome (more…)

 

Music for Multimedia November 22, 2008

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Music

Music for Multimedia

MIDI Master Collection Volume 2

Chestnut has published some MIDI collections created by Romeo Music; the first two installments are Music for Multimedia and MIDI Master Collection Volume 2 (more…)