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

Space Kids May 25, 2009

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Games

Space Kids

Back to games: Space Kids (Microprose – all ages) is a DOS-based program that will take you back to the PacMan days when simple animated characters ran around the screen with wooden briskness (more…)

 

Exploring the Solar System May 17, 2009

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Space

Exploring the Solar System

We saw a beta version of Exploring the Solar System (AIMS Media). The problem with this CD-ROM is that there isn’t any real text. The core of the disc is a typical instructional film on the solar system, with hot links from the film to menu icons (more…)

 

Space Shuttle May 10, 2009

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Space

Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle (Software Toolworks/Mindscape) would benefit from much more content. This well-designed program has information on every shuttle mission, the training process, mission control operations, and so on (more…)

 

Air & Space Smithsonian: Dreams of Flight May 4, 2009

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Air & Space Smithsonian: Dreams of Flight

Air & Space Smithsonian: Dreams of Flight (Creative Multimedia) is a very good, very interesting title that makes excellent use of all multimedia elements. The history of aviation is told through just about equal parts video, audio, text, photos, and classy animations of schematics (more…)

 

Air & Space Smithsonian: Dreams of Flight

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Air & Space Smithsonian: Dreams of Flight

Air & Space Smithsonian: Dreams of Flight (Creative Multimedia) is a very good, very interesting title that makes excellent use of all multimedia elements. The history of aviation is told through just about equal parts video, audio, text, photos, and classy animations of schematics (more…)

 

View from Earth, The April 17, 2009

Space

The View from Earth

 

The View from Earth (Warner New Media) is a very attractive but very disorganized title. The initial four-part menu does a poor job of reflecting the actual content of this disc (more…)

 

Index Space February 19, 2009

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Space

Amazing Universe III
Americans in Space
Astronomer for Windows
Astronomical Explorations
Beyond Planet Earth
Distant Suns 3 (more…)