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

Darryl F. Gates’ Police Quest SWAT February 3, 2009

Adventure & Mystery

Darryl F. Gates’ Police Quest SWAT

Darryl F. Gates’ Police Quest SWAT (Sierra On-Line), the latest in the Police Quest series, is four discs of entertainment that we would not call family appropriate (more…)


Composer Quest January 24, 2009

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Composer Quest

Composer Quest (Opcode) is divided into two parts: Learn and Play. In Learn, you choose an era from a timeline, then click on a composer, or click for news headlines from the period, or click for information on the history or the visual arts of that time (more…)


Brain Quest Second Grade January 19, 2009

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Kid’s Education

Brain Quest Second Grade

The Multimedia Brain Quest series from Swifte/Expert Software contains four discs – preschool, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. We looked at Brain Quest Second Grade (more…)


Quest For Fame starring Aerosmith November 29, 2008

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Quest For Fame starring Aerosmith

Put aside your CD-Plus discs and strap on the Virtual Guitar for an experience that substitutes dumb fun for failed ambition. Quest For Fame starring Aerosmith (Virtual Music), the latest application for this guitar-without-strings, asks that you accept certain givens at the outset, and then gives you a chance to rock out with the Bad Boys From Boston from bedroom to garage and, eventually, live from the Humongodome (more…)