Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Trophy Bass 2 May 26, 2009

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Games – Other

Trophy Bass 2

Trophy Bass 2 (Sierra On-Line), like its predecessor Trophy Bass, is that rare simulation designed for people who don’t want to rule the world from their study. Most simulations challenge the type-A home dictator to create and run a society, be it in the future, the past, or the present (more…)

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Free Enterprise May 7, 2009

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Games – Other

Free Enterprise

The focus swings from world domination to economic domination in Free Enterprise (Tsunami), a business sim in the vein of Capitalism or Gazillionaire. Capitalismwas diabolically complex; Gazillionaire was simplified for kids; Free Enterprise, falling right in the middle, is the porridge that Goldilocks chose (more…)

 

Index Games Kids April 16, 2009

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Games

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January 1997(Vol 3, No 1)

3-D Ultra Pinball Bridge Deluxe 2 with Omar Sharif Casino Deluxe 2 Full Tilt Hoyle Classic Games Hoyle Solitaire Pro Pinball

December 1996 (Vol 2, No 12)

Ace Ventura: The CD-ROM Adventures of Pinocchio, The Castle Infinity Freddie Fish 2: The Case Of the Haunted Schoolhouse Goosebumps: Escape From Horrorland Gus Goes to Cyberstone Park Hunchback Of Notre Dame, The: Topsy Turvy Games Jumanji Kidsongs: Musical Mystery Madeline: European Adventures Mooky Takes Manhattan My Make Believe Castle Pajama Sam In “No Need To Hide When It’s Dark Outside” Pink Panther’s Passport To Peril, The Real Adventures Of Johnny Quest, The: Cover-Up At Roswell Road Construction Ahead Top Secret Decoder Toy Story Activity Center Toy Story CD-ROM Game Wishbone And the Amazing Odysses

 July 1996 (Vol 2, No 7)

Chess Kids Dinotopia Dracula’s Secret Earthworm Jim Elroy Goes Bugzerk Izzy’s AdventureLion King Activity Center, The Mr (more…)

 

Counting and Thinking Games March 14, 2009

Kid’s Education

Counting and Thinking Games

With so many similar kids’ programs out there, the magic is in the details – so why isn’t Counting and Thinking Games (Optimum Resource, Inc. – ages 4-8) a winner? The rendering in the program is very skillful and extremely 3D (more…)

 

Smart Games Challenge #1 March 10, 2009

Games – Other

Smart Games Challenge #1

Smart Games Challenge #1 (Smart Games, Inc. – ages 14 & up) offers puzzle-enthusiasts the chance to be crowned the “Smartest Person in America” and to win the $10,000 that goes with the title (more…)

 

Big Job February 20, 2009

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Kid’s Games

Big Job

Does your child like to wreck things? Afraid your six year-old is going to steal the keys to the family minivan and make the ten o’clock news as the “pip-squeak” who led local police on a ten mile chase? Have trouble tearing your child away from the fence surrounding the local construction site? Then you and your child will love Big Job (Discovery Channel Multimedia – ages5-9) (more…)

 

Who’s Fat Lou’ February 6, 2009

Games – Other

Who’s Fat Lou?

Who’s Fat Lou? (Mediola Inc.), nominally targeted at kids 14 to 18, is so aggressively hip that we found playing it to be an honestly frightening experience. Even MTV fails to overload the senses as much as this bizarre but colorful game (more…)