Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Virtual Musician, The May 6, 2009

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Music – Contemporary

The Virtual Musician

The Virtual Musician, a Simon & Schuster book written by Brad Hall, comes packaged with a CD-ROM, so we?re including it in our music reviews. The book takes a good stab at providing exhaustive coverage of music on the Internet, although a subject like this (as the author repeatedly reminds us) is changing so quickly, and growing so large, that no single examination of it could really be exhaustive (more…)

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Virtual Body, The February 27, 2009

Health & Anatomy

The Virtual Body

Kids (10 & up) are the intended audience for The Virtual Body (IVI Publishing). This program is based on a Time-Life book, but it feels more like a textbook (more…)

 

Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity February 18, 2009

Popular Culture
See Also (Games-Adventure & Mystery)

Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity

Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity (Viacom New Media) is a thing of great and terrible beauty (more…)

 

Eyewitness Virtual Reality Series December 26, 2008

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Science – Nature/Undersea World

Eyewitness Virtual Reality: Bird

Eyewitness Virtual Reality: Cat

The Eyewitness Virtual Reality Series, from DK Multimedia, is what people who’ve never seen “virtual reality” imagine it must be – something out of H (more…)

 

Virtual Snooker December 8, 2008

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Sports

Virtual Snooker

Interplay had a clever gimmick for selling Virtual Pool; they offered a money-back guarantee if your actual pool game didn’t improve. They’ve lifted the gimmick for Virtual Snooker, possibly figuring that there are so few actual snooker players out there that the potential loss is severely limited (more…)

 

Virtual Graceland December 7, 2008

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Popular Culture

Virtual Graceland

Die-hard Elvis fans who lack the time or money to make a pilgrimage to Memphis can now take a digital tour of Elvis’ home with Virtual Graceland (nu.millenia inc./Highway One) (more…)

 

Virtual Cop November 28, 2008

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Comics

Virtual Cop

The storytelling in Lance Stone, though far from perfect, is still superior to that of another cyberpunk comic, Virtual Cop (Digital Entertainment). We looked at issue number two, The Angel Returns (more…)