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

China! The Grand Tour Including Tibet March 26, 2009

World Culture

China! The Grand Tour Including Tibet

China! The Grand Tour Including Tibet (Software implementation/Hopkins Technology Ltd.) – what a mess! And what a shame, because the worst thing about this title is the text which, with the help of a good editor and proofreader, would be fine (more…)

 

World War I, World War II, War In the Pacific March 13, 2009

History & Mythology

World War I
World War II
War In the Pacific

Flagtower Multimedia’s first three releases represent installments in the Visions of War series, World War I, World War II, and War In The Pacific (more…)

 

Microsoft Explorapedia: The World of Nature March 10, 2009

Microsoft Explorapedia: The World of Nature

Microsoft Explorapedia: The World of Nature (Microsoft Corp., ages 6 – 10), based on Dorling Kindersley’s Children’s Encyclopedia, gets just about everything right. Tad, your frog guide, based in his “frogship”, will help you find your way through this very rich program (more…)

 

World Religions February 21, 2009

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Religion

World Religions

World Religions (Quanta) moves beyond the Judeo-Christian world, providing an overview of 16 religions. You get a good, clear system for accessing the subject matter; icons at the bottom keep “Search” and “Print” in easy reach while icons above them allow a zoom to topics like “God”, “Soul”, and “Women’s Roles” (more…)

 

Me and My World February 20, 2009

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Kid’s Education

Me and My World

Me and My World (Future Vision – ages 3-7) is a picture dictionary with 18 screens based on different themes. You can visit the bank, a gas station, a doctor’s office, and other spots that make up a young child’s world (more…)

 

Adventures With Oslo: World of Water February 4, 2009

Science & Nature

Adventures With Oslo: World of Water

For a CD-ROM that claims it will “make a big splash,” Adventures With Oslo: World of Water (Science for Kids, inc. ages 4-12) barely causes a ripple (more…)

 

World Cup Interactive February 2, 2009

Sports

World Cup Interactive

For those who want their football to be soccer, World Cup Interactive (Softbit Inc.) delivers a no-frills reference work. There is information on every game of every World Cup, plus every major player with his stats, plus the history of soccer in every country where it’s played (more…)