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

Romeo and Juliet Center Stage January 31, 2009

Literature

Romeo and Juliet Center Stage

Imagine, if you will, a poorly-acted high school performance of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Now videotape that performance, digitize it, shrink the resultant moving images to a nearly subatomic two-inches by two-inches on your computer screen, and you have the gist of Sunburst Communication’s “multimedia drama (more…)

 

Romeo Music International’s Wonders of the Musical World December 1, 2008

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Music

Romeo Music International’s Wonders of the Musical World

Romeo Music International’s Wonders of the Musical World (Chestnut) makes their Encyclopedia look like the best music CD-ROM ever. This title gives new meaning to the word “dull (more…)

 

Romeo and Juliet November 13, 2008

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Romeo and Juliet

If you want to see how Shakespeare can come alive on CD-ROM, try Romeo and Juliet (Attica Cybernetics – all ages). The opening screen offers a hexagon with the play at the center and Plot, Background, Performance, Characters, Themes, and Language arrayed around it (more…)