CD-ROM Roundup

June 1, 1998


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Release Date



Target Audience

Estimated Street Price (US$)

Kid Pix Studio Deluxe,

Br¿derbund Software,

Novato, California


This sequel to Kid Pix has a text-to-speech capability that allows kids to draw pictures that talk in English or Spanish. The Studio Deluxe edition also has 1,100 new stamps, 67 new noises and backgrounds, 589 pieces of clip art, and global maps.

Windows 95, Windows 3.1, Mac/Power Macintosh

3 to 12


Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Activity Center, Knowledge Adventure, Torrance, California


Based on the HBO special of the same name, this new CD-ROM lets kids experience classic fairy tales with ethnically diverse characters and settings. It features 12 skill-building activities, puzzles and games based on Hanselito and Gretelita, Little Red Happy Coat and Rumpelstiltskin, presented as a Caribbean tale.

Windows 95, Windows 3.1, Macintosh

4 to 8


Quest For Camelot Dragon Games,

Knowledge Adventure,

Torrance, California


This new CD-ROM based on the movie, Quest for Camelot, allows kids to raise a virtual pet dragon, concoct magical potions, write and illustrate their own dragon tales using favourite scenes from the film. It features scored original music and cinema-quality animation.

Windows 95, Windows 3.1, Power Macintosh

4 to 8


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