Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Let’s Explore the Airport with Buzzy the Knowledge Bug May 15, 2009

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Aviation & Space

Let’s Explore the Airport with Buzzy the Knowledge Bug

Let’s Explore the Airport with Buzzy the Knowledge Bug (Humongous Entertainment – ages 3-8) is a kid’s program that lets you explore a cartoon airport and play all sorts of games along the way (more…)

 

Play Guitar with Ross Bolton May 3, 2009

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Music – Music Tutors

Play Guitar with Ross Bolton

Play Guitar with Ross Bolton (Play Music) is the beginner?s installment in Play Music?s guitar-teaching trilogy (which includes Play Blues Guitar, intermediate, and Play Rock Guitar, leaning towards advanced) (more…)

 

Around the World with Willy Wabbit April 29, 2009

Kid’s Education

Around the World with Willy Wabbit

Around the World with Willy Wabbit (SEC Multimedia – ages 8 & up) purports to teach geography through five simple games: the Music Game, the City Game, the Flag Game, the Boundaries Game, and the Landmark Game (more…)

 

Chase, The: Reading With Peter Rabbit

Kid’s Education

The Chase: Reading With Peter Rabbit

The Chase: Reading With Peter Rabbit (AIMS – ages 4-8) is not very child-friendly. Designed to look like a book with a small video window embedded on the left hand page, this program requires some skill to navigate (more…)

 

On the Road with B.B. King April 28, 2009

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Music – Contemporary

On The Road With B.B. King

Tour a digital replica of America with one of the greatest bluesmen of all time in On The Road With B.B. King (M.C.A. Records, Inc.). The disc is subtitled “An Interactive Autobiography,” which is pretty much right on; Mr (more…)

 

Create Your Own Adventure With Curious George April 26, 2009

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Storybook

Create Your Own Adventure With Curious George

Create Your Own Adventure With Curious George (Houghton Mifflin Interactive ages 3-6) is a big disappointment, especially since the demo we saw at last year’s E3 looked so promising (more…)

 

Fun With Electronics April 18, 2009

Science & Nature

Fun With Electronics

Fun With Electronics (Philips Interactive Media ages 8 & up) brings back that old sixth-grade standby, the “do it yourself” electronics kit (more…)