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

Pyramid: Challenge of the Pharaoh’s Dream March 9, 2009

History & Mythology

Pyramid: Challenge of the Pharaoh’s Dream

Pyramid: Challenge of the Pharaoh’s Dream (McGraw-Hill Home Interactive) is an educational adventure for kids 10 and up. Explore an ancient Egyptian pyramid, go back in time to see how it was built, and even lend a hand (more…)

 

CNN Time Capsule: The Defining Moments of 1995 January 17, 2009

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History & Mythology

CNN Time Capsule: The Defining Moments of 1995

What does a 24-hour news service do when the news itself has passed, but hours and hours of valuable footage remain? Before the advent of CD-ROM, that must have been a tricky question (more…)

 

Our Times January 10, 2009

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History & Mythology

Our Times

You can spend a good deal of time with Our Times (Vicarious) and still not have explored all the material. There’s a wealth of information presented in various forms – video, photos, text (more…)

 

Exploring The Lost Maya January 7, 2009

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History & Mythology

Exploring The Lost Maya

Sumeria continues their series of ancient civilizations titles with Exploring The Lost Maya. The Maya and their works are examined through photographs, pictures, some text, and a lot of maps (more…)

 

Lest We Forget November 10, 2008

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History & Mythology

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget (Logos Research Systems) is an ambitious CD-ROM that tackles one of the most difficult and disturbing subjects in history. The disc is broken down into several large categories, including The Jewish People, Hitler’s Rise to Power, and The Third Reich, each of which leads to a number of smaller articles (more…)

 

Ancient Civilizations of the Mediterranean October 31, 2008

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Ancient Civilizations of the Mediterranean

Ancient Civilizations of the Mediterranean (E.M.M.E. Interactive) is a historical survey of five major ancient cultures on the rim of the Mediterranean Sea (more…)

 

Historical Atlas of the Holocaust October 26, 2008

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Historical Atlas of the Holocaust

Historical Atlas of the Holocaust (Macmillan Digital Publishing/United States Holocaust Memorial Council) uses a series of maps as its main interface; each map leads to other maps, blocks of explanatory text, and a photo gallery (more…)