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

History Through Art: The Baroque May 9, 2009

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Art

History Through Art: The Baroque

History Through Art: The Baroque, and History Through Art: The Twentieth Century, both from ZCI Publishing Inc., have identical features – the same easy install, the same interface, the same features throughout (more…)

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Exploring Ancient Architecture: Walk Through Ancient Wonders April 16, 2009

Art

Exploring Ancient Architecture: Walk Through Ancient Wonders

Exploring Ancient Architecture: Walk Through Ancient Wonders (Medio Multimedia) is a disappointment. Here is an excellent idea – namely, the ability to figuratively walk through a graphic representation of restored ancient buildings – that fails in the execution (more…)

 

History Through Art: The Pre-Modern Era February 3, 2009

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Art

History Through Art: The Pre-Modern Era

History Through Art: The Pre-Modern Era (Zane Publishing) is sort of like a prison; once you’re in it, there’s just no getting out. The initial screen immediately launches into a “multimedia presentation,” the kind you might find running on a kiosk at a dull museum exhibit (more…)

 

Culinary Excursion Through China February 1, 2009

Leisure

Culinary Excursion Through China

With a solid base of information, including more than 200 recipes from the five major regional Chinese cuisines, Culinary Excursion Through China (SunMedia, Inc (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…)

 

Beauty of Japan Through the Art of Sushi, The December 5, 2008

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Leisure

The Beauty of Japan Through the Art of Sushi

The Beauty of Japan Through the Art of Sushi (Arome International) is the latest cookbook from Arome, publisher of The Art of Making Great Pastries and Four Seasons of Gourmet French Cuisine (more…)

 

Masters, The: An Interactive Journey Through Its Sixty-Year History November 28, 2008

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Sports

The Masters: An Interactive Journey Through Its Sixty-Year History

Certain phenomenon that are, for whatever reasons, especially susceptible to criticism from uninvolved outsiders – like Neil Young (the falsetto), Star Trek (the outfits), or golf (the pace) – tend to inspire an almost fanatical devotion from protective fans (more…)