Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Explora1: Peter Gabriel’s Secret World May 25, 2009

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Music

Explora1: Peter Gabriel’s Secret World

Another high profile, high production-value CD-ROM is Explora1: Peter Gabriel’s Secret World (InterPlay Productions). The main screen consists of a photo-montage of Gabriel’s face; clicking on one of the four pieces takes you to a corresponding part of the program (more…)

 

Peter Rabbit’s Math Garden May 16, 2009

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Kid’s Education

Peter Rabbit’s Math Garden

So many early education CD-ROMs substitute bells, whistles, and primary colors for real substance that Peter Rabbit’s Math Garden (Mindscape – ages 3-7), with its understated look, sedate pace and low-key characters, comes as a breath of fresh air (more…)

 

Chase, The: Reading With Peter Rabbit April 29, 2009

Kid’s Education

The Chase: Reading With Peter Rabbit

The Chase: Reading With Peter Rabbit (AIMS – ages 4-8) is not very child-friendly. Designed to look like a book with a small video window embedded on the left hand page, this program requires some skill to navigate (more…)

 

Adventures of Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny, The April 19, 2009

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Storybook

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny (Mindscape – ages 3-7), offers two tales, one about Peter Rabbit and the other about his cousin Benjamin Bunny (more…)

 

Adventures of Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny, The March 26, 2009

Storybook

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny (Mindscape – ages 3-7), offers two tales, one about Peter Rabbit and the other about his cousin Benjamin Bunny (more…)

 

Chuck Jones’ Peter and The Wolf February 6, 2009

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Literature

Chuck Jones’ Peter and The Wolf

We were not that crazy about Chuck Jones’ Peter and The Wolf (Time Warner Interactive). While this disc uses multimedia in many different ways, the pieces don’t add up to a cohesive work (more…)

 

Peter and the Wolf November 3, 2008

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Peter and the Wolf

Kids may not know who Prokofiev is, but often his work is their first taste of classical music. Now they can experience Peter and the Wolf (IBM/7th Level – ages 3 – 8) through this very good multimedia version (more…)