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

Mr. Wonder’s Greatest Toyshop on Earth May 10, 2009

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Games

Mr. Wonder’s Greatest Toyshop on Earth

At first glance, Mr. Wonder’s Greatest Toyshop on Earth (OmniMedia, ages 4-9) seems promising indeed. Old-fashioned 2D artwork and delightful voice characterizations kick off the experience, as you and your child settle down in a virtual toy shop with no loftier goal than a thorough exploration of all the shelves (more…)

 

Castle Infinity February 5, 2009

Games

Castle Infinity

A great twist on Internet chat rooms is provided by Castle Infinity (Starwave – ages 8-12), a logic/action game for kids that plays on the Web. Log on and you’ll find yourself in a large 2D environment, filled with classic video game elements like multiple levels, transporters, and bad guys (in this case, dinosaurs) (more…)

 

Hirschfeld: The Great Entertainers February 4, 2009

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Art

Hirschfeld: The Great Entertainers

Curtain up! Light the lights! Hirschfeld: The Great Entertainers (Jasmine Multimedia) showcases the work of the supreme caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. His marvelous line drawings of stars of stage and screen – a staple of The New York Times theater section – are at the center of this disc (more…)