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Best of the Best
World War II
MIDI & Sound
Human Code, Inc. / Discovery Channel Multimedia
Silver - Young Adult Title - Entertaiment & Edutainment from New Media's 1996 Invision Awards
A 3-D Experience On the River where Civilization Began
Have you got what it takes to explore the Nile? Grab your camera and notebook and set sail in your felucca, filled with all the tools you'll need to make your trip exciting. What's a felucca? Ask Samia, your Egyptian guide. She'll help you explore the art, architecture, culture and wildlife of the ancient and modern worlds. Cruise Lake Victoria, the legendary source of the Nile. Keep your personal diary. Plan your own trip. Or match minds with Ramses II, a 3,000 year old Egyptian pharaoh, in a challenging game of Senet. Make no mistake, Ramses hates to lose.
You'll have your own camera to transform your adventures into personal, interactive journals - filled with your own thoughts, video, photographs and text.
What are you waiting for?
30 minutes of video by award-winning cinematographers
Entertaining games where you can challenge your wits and skills against the ancients
Over 300 fabulous full-screen photographs with 3 1/2 hours of narrated articles
Exploration of hundreds of visually rich regions and undiscovered treasures
Dozens of guided tours with noted experts and well-know travelers, including Mark Twain
Original soundtrack drawing upon the traditional music of each region
Journey 4,000 Miles Through 5,000 Years of History!
Lead your own expedition on the world's longest river. Great explorers have always kept a log of their travels - and you can too. Keep a record of travels with your own multimedia diary. Your journal holds reminders of all your previous stops with snapshots, videos and your own thoughts.
Master the challenging games - each uniquely tied to Egyptian history.
Recreate the sunlight sanctuary in the Temple of Ramses II.
Rebuild the Temple of Abu Simbel. Concentration is your key to success.
Unlock the secrets of the ancient language of Egypt.
Challenge the greatest pharoah who ever lived to his favorite game, Senet.
Assemble the statues of Ramses II before the Nile floods.
Requirements: A multimedia PC or equivalent (includes 486SX or higher processor, 8 MB of RAM, hard drive, double speed CD-ROM drive, audio board, mouse and VGA display - 256 colors), MS-DOS or PC-DOS operating system version 3.3 or higher, Microsoft Windows graphical operating environment version 3.1 or higher, MS-DOS CD-ROM extensions (MSCDEX) version 2.2 or later.
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