Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Snoopy’s Campfire Stories May 3, 2009

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Storybook

Snoopy’s Campfire Stories

Familiar characters, when served up with genuine creativity and skill, can be a blessing to a CD-ROM – just look at Living Books’ continuing series of Dr. Seuss CD-ROMs (more…)

 

Creation Stories February 4, 2009

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Religion

Creation Stories

Creation Stories (Warner New Media) may seem a bit complicated to install, but follow the directions in the readme.txt file and it works fine. This title contains 93 stories, although all entries aren’t really stories – the Aztec calendar has just a few lines describing the calendar, period (more…)

 

Bible Lands, Bible Stories January 18, 2009

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Religion

Bible Lands, Bible Stories

The packaging for Bible Lands, Bible Stories (Context Systems) boasts that on this disc “Bible stories are brought to life by master storytellers.” From what we saw, the only “master storyteller” involved with this project is whomever wrote that little blurb (more…)

 

Stanley’s Sticker Stories December 12, 2008

Creativity Tools

Stanley’s Sticker Stories

Simplicity is important in a kids’ program, and Stanley the friendly otter – star of Stanley’s Sticker Stories (Edmark, ages 3-7) – offers a lot of it. Stanley gives children the chance to create a storybook using words, pictures, and sounds (more…)

 

Hymns: A Treasury of Stories and Anecdotes November 22, 2008

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Religion

Hymns: A Treasury of Stories and Anecdotes

Music is often an integral part of religious experience and hymns are a common part of many services. Hymns: A Treasury of Stories and Anecdotes (Quanta) offers information on more than 100 Christian hymns (more…)

 

King Arthur Through the Ages November 15, 2008

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Literature

King Arthur Through the Ages

Ibis Communications, Inc. and The Calvert School have produced King Arthur Through the Ages, a collection of text stories, audio readings, and digital artwork. The strength of the disc, of course, is the Arthurian legends themselves (more…)

 

Greatest Children’s Stories Ever Told, The November 2, 2008

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Literature

The Greatest Children’s Stories Ever Told

The Greatest Children’s Stories Ever Told and Children’s Treasury of Stories, Nursery Ryhmes, and Songs (Queue) are nice programs for little kids (3-7) (more…)