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

Real Line: An Interactive Learning Cube March 8, 2009

Sports

Real Line: An Interactive Learning Cube

Real Line: An Interactive Learning Cube (L3 Interactive) wants to teach you the basics of in-line skating. Access the material using the patented “cube,” which is divided into beginner, intermediate, and professional levels; each level has three parts, and each part teaches three things like technique, safety, or maintenance (more…)

 

Skier’s Encyclopedia on CD-ROM March 7, 2009

Sports

Skier’s Encyclopedia on CD-ROM

For general reference, Skier’s Encyclopedia on CD-ROM (RomBoy) is a handy guide. To plan your trip, the Almanac includes information on more than 400 American and Canadian resorts (more…)

 

NFL Football Trivia Challenge, 11/95 February 6, 2009

Sports

NFL Football Trivia Challenge

NFL Football Trivia Challenge (Capitol Multimedia/Philips Interactive Media) feels like a veritable antique. Nintendo-quality graphics are here in force (can you say “pixilated?”) (more…)

 

Batting Clinic, The February 5, 2009

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Sports

The Batting Clinic

The Batting Clinic, part of Spirit of St. Louis Software’s multimedia series of baseball training clinics, takes you through every aspect of hitting, from foot positioning to swinging to the ever elusive art of bunting (more…)

 

Index Sports February 4, 2009

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Sports

October, 1996 (Vol. 2, No. 10)

Baseball Encyclopedia, The
Batting Clinic, The
Beyond the Limit: Ultimate Climb
Front Page Sports Presents Baseball Pro ’96 Season
Picture Perfect Golf
Real Line: An Interactive Larning Cube
Virtual Snooker
Way Baseball Works, The

 

November, 1995 (Vol (more…)

 

Hands-On Powerboating February 3, 2009

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Sports

Hands-On Powerboating

Few sports are less physically taxing than billiards, but powerboating may just be one of them. Hands-On Powerboating (Hearst New Media) is a very competent CD-ROM that at once illustrates the potential and some of the limitations of this medium (more…)

 

World Cup Interactive February 2, 2009

Sports

World Cup Interactive

For those who want their football to be soccer, World Cup Interactive (Softbit Inc.) delivers a no-frills reference work. There is information on every game of every World Cup, plus every major player with his stats, plus the history of soccer in every country where it’s played (more…)