Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Mr. Wonder’s Greatest Toyshop on Earth May 10, 2009

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Games

Mr. Wonder’s Greatest Toyshop on Earth

At first glance, Mr. Wonder’s Greatest Toyshop on Earth (OmniMedia, ages 4-9) seems promising indeed. Old-fashioned 2D artwork and delightful voice characterizations kick off the experience, as you and your child settle down in a virtual toy shop with no loftier goal than a thorough exploration of all the shelves (more…)

 

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…)

 

Romeo Music International’s Wonders of the Musical World December 1, 2008

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Music

Romeo Music International’s Wonders of the Musical World

Romeo Music International’s Wonders of the Musical World (Chestnut) makes their Encyclopedia look like the best music CD-ROM ever. This title gives new meaning to the word “dull (more…)