Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Land Before Time Animated Movie Book, The February 18, 2009

Storybooks

The Land Before Time Animated Movie Book

Sound Source Interactive’s specialty is porting movies to CD-ROM, and then adding a few interactive elements to justify the move. With The Land Before Time Animated Movie Book (ages 3-7), they do a fairly good job of balancing footage from the film with plenty of dinosaur-related games and activities (more…)

 

Corel All Movie Guide: The Ultimate Guide to the Movies December 3, 2008

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Corel All Movie Guide: The Ultimate Guide to Movies

For those who prefer raw information to polish and thirty-second film clips comes Corel All Movie Guide: The Ultimate Guide to the Movies (Corel CD HOME), which very nearly lives up to its self-aggrandizing title (more…)

 

3D Movie Maker November 23, 2008

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3D Movie Maker

Microsoft’s 3D Movie Maker (ages 8 & up), which brings McZee (the host of Creative Writer and Fine Artist) into the world of 3-D, is breathtaking on first glance – like the animated McZee himself – but once you get past the glitz, there’s not enough in the way of substance to really satisfy (more…)

 

Mega Movie Guide November 16, 2008

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Mega Movie Guide

Using Mega Movie Guide (Infobusiness) may turn out to be more amusing than some of the movies you can rent. This is a very quirky title. You get three main sections: Synopsis, Summary, and In-Depth (more…)

 

Indian In The Cupboard, The November 14, 2008

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Storybook

The Indian In The Cupboard

The Indian In The Cupboard (Viacom New Media – ages 6 & up) is yet another CD-ROM spin-off of a successful movie (and book). Here you can play a number of semi-educational games designed to teach you about the Iroquois Indians (more…)