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

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…)

 

Scholastic’s The Magic Schoolbus Explores the Solar System

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Kid’s Education

The Magic Schoolbus Explores the Solar System

Scholastic’s The Magic Schoolbus Explores the Solar System (Microsoft/Music Pen, ages 4-10) is the second title in the Magic Schoolbus series (more…)

 

Voyage Through the Solar System January 7, 2009

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Space

Voyage Through the Solar System

 

Voyage Through the Solar System (Palo/Haklar Multimedia) is a better-than-average CD-ROM. There is no problem installing or understanding this disc. From the opening menu, a very classy visual of the solar system, you can click on a planet for information, stills, and videos (more…)

 

Adi’s Comprehensive Learning System December 20, 2008

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Kid’s Education

Adi’s Comprehensive Learning System

Adi, the alien host of Sierra’s Adi’s Comprehensive Learning System (2nd -5th grade, Math, English, and Science programs), is one incredibly irritating specimen of whatever it is that he’s supposed to be (more…)

 

Kathy Smith Fat Burning System November 18, 2008

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Health & Anatomy

Kathy Smith Fat Burning System

Want to get it in shape? You might be tempted by Kathy Smith Fat Burning System (Xiphias). If you can navigate the “Matrix” interface, of which the publisher is exceptionally proud, but which you may recognize as Windows with a new look, you’re on your way (more…)