Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

A.D.A.M: The Inside Story, 1997 Edition May 26, 2009

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A.D.A.M: The Inside Story, 1997 Edition

Without the blood and gore of first-year anatomy, A.D.A.M: The Inside Story, 1997 Edition (A.D.A.M. Software) allows users to explore the inner workings of the human body (more…)

 

Inside the Vatican March 11, 2009

Religion

Inside the Vatican

Inside the Vatican (Jasmine Multimedia) invites you on an historical tour of the Catholic church from its beginnings to the present. Guided by the urbane and witty Sir Peter Ustinov, the two-disc set is based on a PBS series produced in cooperation with The Vatican (more…)

 

Inside the SAT December 28, 2008

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College Prep

Inside the SAT

Lucky for you, Inside the SAT (RevieWare) can make this miserable task almost pleasant. Basically, this is a “Hallmark Card” interface – lots of little, friendly cartoon students and teachers running around in cute, friendly cartoon scenes (more…)

 

Magic School Bus Explores Inside the Earth, The October 30, 2008

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Kid’s Education

The Magic School Bus Explores Inside the Earth

What’s the difference between an activity and a game? If The Magic School Bus Explores Inside the Earth (Microsoft/Music Pen – ages 6-10) is any indication, an activity is a game that’s strong on education and weak on fun (if you thought the key was goal orientation, give yourself partial credit: some activities can be won or lost, while others are non-competitive) (more…)