Mr. Bill's Adventureland
"Wander through ancient Egypt on this journey through time and space, history and geography. Learn about each area's historical, cultural and spiritual significance. Architecture, social life, penmanship, but also science or religion and mythology are presented in full details."
"Some were built by men, others by gods: these are places where you will encounter history, join celebrations, witness acts of worship and find peace or torment, salvation or danger. From Babylon to the New World, from the Garden of Eden to Atlantis: travel to 10 lands of legend and lost cities, reconstructed here in breathtaking 3D environments."
"This interactive guide encompasses the fascinating history and artistic documentation of the major civilizations that once flourished on the Mediterranean. Travel down their roads, follow their climates, social structures and daily habits. The Etruscans, the Phoenicians, the Carthaginians, the Egyptians, the ancient Greeks and the Roman Empire: a virtual voyage through the greatest cultures and empires of the past."
"At the core of so much Western art, literature and music, classical mythology (Greek and Latin) is a popular and endearing subject, but not always easy to keep straight. The key gods, heroes and stories are all explained here, with quick and easy access to explain the relationships between each tale and character. Retrace great voyages of Odysseus and Jason and visit their principal ports of call."
"Okay Houston, we've had a problem! 204,956 miles from Earth, an explosion rips through Apollo 13 and thousands of men and women begin an epic race against the clock. This is their story. A re-creation of the mission from liftoff to splashdown, using video, photographs, artwork and 3D animation. With over 3 hours of remastered audio tapes and an encyclopedia of people, places, events and space flight itself."
"The musical upheavals brought about by the innovations of Ludwig van Beethoven. Follows the unfolding of the Romantic Movement through the compositions of Schubert, Chopin, and Brahms. A tour of over 40 performances."
"Evil Robots are pumping deadly gas laden with germ molecules intended to infect and kill intruders to Bioscopia. Unaware of the danger, a curious young scientist finds herself trapped in the lab with the robots. You must find her and save her, but it won't be easy! You'll need the knowledge of Science to find a cure ..... Human and Cell Biology, Genetics, Zoology, and Botany."
"Experience a genuine back country adventure with a true bushman. Journey the fantastic world of the rain forests and track down some of the most exotic and dangerous animals that live within."
"Another world, shrouded in secrecy and intrigue, lies on the other side of our reality. In the mysterious city of Chemicus sacred power and scientific knowledge from the beginning of time is guarded. But now the balance between our worlds is in danger, and it's up to you to gain the knowledge necessary to unlock its secrets and save humanity."
Cherokee Trails: Version 2 Added a choice of difficulty levels, updated graphics and improved interface - Pharos games; 2003; 1CD; Win 95 / 98 / 2000 / ME / XP.
" On this adventure, you must lead Ally and a party of her friends on an imaginative journey that parallels the trek of the Cherokee tribe across 19th century America. The way ahead is difficult, but it will be an important expedition, filled with opportunities to come into contact with and learn about Cherokee culture. Still, it won't be easy. Dangerous wild animals will threaten you. Natural obstacles like rugged hills and wide rivers will bar your way -- you must learn the lay of the land and use your map wisely! Along this timeworn path, you will encounter the ghosts of the past, some of whom may help or hinder you. Only by making the correct decisions at each leg of the journey can you safely lead your party to their destination."
"The planet Oglo is in big trouble. Its rain forest is vanishing quickly. The greedy Cut & Run Gang is slicing through it and has poisoned the King. He can be cured only by the crystals that are hidden in the rain forest, and you must find them to save the planet, the rain forest and the King. A fun adventure game that along the way teaches you how to program a computer using the classic Logo computer language that is used in schools throughout the world."
"Millions of years ago, dinosaurs ruled the earth. Now prehistory repeats itself with Topics Presents Dinosaurs, the most engaging, informative, and imaginative journey back in time since the Mesozoic Era. From the Albertosaurus to the Velociraptor, the Triassic Period to the Cretaceous, the 4 CD's spirit you to the wondrous time when these ancient creatures dominated the landscape, charting their timeline from emergence to extinction. Based on the hit television special 'Walking With Dinosaurs' seen on the Discovery Channel, it uses breathtaking animation and vivid illustrations to complement a comprehensive interactive dinosaur history, plus the latest discoveries and research."
"Interactive multimedia explorations of 4 ancient civilizations: Petra, Teotihuacan, Pompeii, and the Bronze Age palaces of Crete. Stories originally appearing in Scientific American are brought to life with design, imagery, video, music and narration, allowing the player to wander through each of these sites. All pictures, text and movies can be easily exported for use in noncommercial applications."
"Next to learning from Grandpa, this is the best way to learn the art of tying fishing flies. Basic tying lessons with correct and incorrect examples, tools and materials, and 20 different example lessons. Then recipes for 100 different flies with materials and photographs."
"Based on the best-selling book by master cartoonist Christopher Hart. Serves as a complete course for beginners and a useful tool for more advanced cartoonists. Includes his entire book plus secrets and techniques of the pros."
"Following in Champollion's footsteps, explore the mysteries of ancient Egypt by deciphering the divine and magical symbols known as hieroglyphics. Learn how to translate and write them while learning the history of the Gods and Pharaohs of Egypt. Then set off on The Mystery Tour where there are 80 riddles to solve."
"Animal by animal, tree by tree, our world is being demolished, and the hideous joke is that we are doing it ourselves. Douglas Adams (author of The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy) and zoologist Mark Carwardine travel around the globe to investigate life on this planet. They visit endangered species such as the Komodo dragon and the Yangtze River dolphin in their natural habitats and learn about their perilous state and the efforts being made to save them."
"King for a day! Fritz is in charge of the castle when his parents go on vacation. It's every kid's dream until the dastardly King Black challenges the young stand-in king to a (chess) duel! Play 7 arcade-style games that explain chess basics, then advance to the Intelligym, a training ground for future chess pros. Train here and you'll be prepared to challenge anyone to a fine game of chess! This game is far more than mere child's play: it uses the world famous Fritz engine, serious software used by real-life chess grand masters to train for the world's top tournaments."
"Jump into chess action, move by move, to rescue Chesster from deep within King Black's castle. Join Fritz and Bianca in a thrilling chess adventure as they venture within the walls of the Black Castle, where each challenge will help you sharpen your skills and prepare for the ultimate showdown. Powered by FRITZ, the world's leading chess software. Advanced training for beginners and experienced players alike. 21 cool mini games within the game. Post your high score."
"Interweaves the colorfully illustrated story of author Victor Hugo's life with dramatic readings from the novel and interviews with the Broadway Show's creators. Includes a backstage tour & a virtual walkthrough from a current production of the show."
"Whether you're a sci-fi fan or a serious physics student, you will enjoy exploring virtual 3D worlds, sitting in on Professor Hawking's lecture in easy-to-understand language, and viewing hours of original animation on the origin of life. Complex physics and cosmological concepts come to life guided by this best-selling author of 'A Brief History of Time'. Also includes 5 thought-provoking articles from Scientific American."
"Celebrated musicologist-conductor D. Kern Holoman, in conjunction with Prentice Hall and Sony Music, brings together a new edition of the first fully-integrated multimedia program designed to teach listeners the core concepts of music appreciation. Self-paced and self-graded, it is a complete program, including textbook and tutorials, an interconnecting companion Masterworks website (with offline CD), and 4 Sony Music audio CDs featuring famous soloists and everything from Gregorian chants to Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. The music alone is well worth the price!"
Volume I, Myths & Mythical Creatures: "Come face to face with the terrible monsters and strange creatures of myth and legend: the Yeti, Minotaur, Loch Ness Monster, Cyclops, Leviathan, Pegasus, Golem, Unicorn, Gorgons, and Phoenix."
Volume II, Legendary Lands & Lost Cities: "Discover what no person has seen for 2000 years ..... some built by men, others by gods: Atlantis, Tower of Babel, Easter Island, Bermuda Triangle, Labyrinth of Daedalus, Stonehenge, Herod's Temple, Garden of Eden, and The Fountain of Youth."
"Grab your camera and notebook and set sail in your felucca with your Egyptian guide, Samia. She'll help you explore the art, architecture, culture and wildlife of the ancient and modern worlds. Play games of the ancients and go on dozens of guided tours with noted experts and well-known travelers, including Mark Twain."
"This is an easy-to-use interactive CD that includes index and word search to 16,000 pages of impeachment congressional records and over 60 minutes of historical video footage. Includes biographies on key players in the Watergate scandal and investigation."
"Music that listens to you and re-mixes each song to match your mood. Touch nothing and it's a standard CD, touch everything and it's an interactive performance. With nearly 1000 musical events to mix together based on your input."
"Enter the Oceanarium, an underwater museum, and investigate the last unexplored frontier on Earth ..... the ocean. See how the sun, Earth, moon and oceans connect to form a complete system of atmosphere and weather, explore undersea activity, and learn why oceans are in danger and what you can do to help."
"Contains some of the finest video footage from NASA along with megabytes of data on our entire universe! Explore the life cycles of stars, the Space Shuttle, distant moons up close, and much more. The answers to your questions about our solar system will be answered on this one disk."
"A meteorite has hit the earth! Your planet has stopped rotating on its own axis, and now one half will freeze solid, while scorching heat will make life unbearable on the other half. You are the last hope for humankind, and you know there is only one solution. Save the world with Science ..... using Electricity, Mechanics, Heat, Optics, and Acoustics."
"Play better faster with this game as your Coach, Mentor and Opponent. Fritz 8 has all the features you need to improve your skills, from Beginner to Grand Master. Easy to use and fun to play, it includes opening, middle and endgame training, tactical advice and commentary (if desired), plus a giant openings book, a 500 database of games, and a free 1 year membership to www.PlayChess.com. Uses the World's Number 1 Ranked Chess Software!"
"Do you know a real character from the Bible when you see one? Search the sacred scrolls for over 400 clues to questions about 80 Bible characters. With 3 skill levels."
"What happened to the ancient civilizations that mysteriously disappeared? How were their amazing technologies lost in time? Have extraterrestrials made repeated visits to our planet? Do ancient Hindu writings from 1400 BC describe how to construct an atom bomb? Did giants occupy the pharaoh's thrones of ancient Egypt? Decide for yourself as you explore and investigate these and many other fascinating and unsolved mysteries, traveling to the locations and seeing videos and bizarre photographs."
"Gather your equipment and your crew. You're diving to the bottom of the sea to locate, identify, and explore the secrets hidden in the world's most famous shipwreck, the RMS Titanic. A dramatic simulation of Robert Ballard's 3 Great Deep Sea Expeditions, you will begin by finding the 'Isis', a 4th century Roman merchant vessel, then the WWII German battleship 'Bismark', and finally the greatest secret of the sea: Titanic!"
"Chart a fascinating course through the cosmos. Explore your understanding by creating an amazing, personalized voyage through it. A riveting, immersive journey through not only astronomy and cosmology, but also the myths, legends, mystery and folklore that surround them."