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

Spider-Man: The Sinister Six February 5, 2009

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Games – Other

Spider-Man: The Sinister Six

Holy Spider Cheese! The Sinister Six are on the loose again, and it’s Spider-Man’s job to save his reputation and the Big Apple from the evil-doings of Mysterio, the Vulture, Doc Ock, and assorted evil cohorts (more…)

 

Amazing Learning Games With Rayman January 31, 2009

Amazing Learning Games With Rayman

It may seem obvious in retrospect, but Amazing Learning Games With Rayman (UbiSoft – ages 6-10) is the first CD-ROM that takes an action/adventure game and combines it with educational content without sacrificing (or even changing) the gameplay (more…)

 

Steven Spielberg’s Director’s Chair January 23, 2009

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Games – Other

Steven Spielberg’s Director’s Chair

Steven Spielberg’s Director’s Chair (Knowledge Adventure/Dreamworks Interactive) casts you as a neophyte film director working your way up through an oddly old-fashioned studio system (it seems to be pretty much understood that you and the studio will stick together for life) (more…)

 

Timon & Pumbaa’s Jungle Games January 18, 2009

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Games

Timon & Pumbaa’s Jungle Games

Disney seems to think that Timon & Pumbaa’s Jungle Games (ages – 8 & up) is a radical departure from The Lion King Activity Center and other previously-released discs; the difference, they believe, is that Jungle Games are pure fun without an educational component, whereas everything else Disney has ever done enriches both the mind and the soul (more…)

 

Timon & Pumbaa’s Jungle Games

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Games

Timon & Pumbaa’s Jungle Games

Disney seems to think that Timon & Pumbaa’s Jungle Games (ages – 8 & up) is a radical departure from The Lion King Activity Center and other previously-released discs; the difference, they believe, is that Jungle Games are pure fun without an educational component, whereas everything else Disney has ever done enriches both the mind and the soul (more…)

 

Merriam Webster’s Word Crazy January 7, 2009

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Games – Casino & Brain

Merriam Webster’s Word Crazy

Scrabbleaficionados, along with William Safire types and crossword puzzle addicts, are likely candidates for Merriam Webster’s Word Crazy (Merriam Webster) (more…)

 

Civilization II

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Civilization II (Microprose) is a solid follow-up to the smash hit Civilization, the game that dethroned SimCity as king of sim-hill. The same basic play-action features many new enhancements, including new technologies, new units, new building types, and even – because the magic is in the details – new Wonders of the World. (more…)