||(Win95/98/Me/XP) (Jewel Case) (BLUEBDAYPJ)
Jewel Case is PC Only
On other systems you can
use ScummVM to run this.
Children - Ages: 3 to 6
Happy Birthday to Blue!
Steve, Tickety, Slippery and all of Blue's friends need help
preparing for Blue's birthday party. There's so much to do. Create a
personalized card for Blue, select a special present, play lots of multi-level
learning games, explore in and around Blue's house and yard...and of course,
find and solve NEW Blue's Clues: help Steve figure out what party favor Blue
wants to give her guests, what she wants to eat, and more. With so much to
explore, create, play and solve, every day can be a birthday celebration with
this original adventure.
2-disc set features:
- 4 NEW Blue's Clues games
- 9 multi-level learning activities and 4 creativity
- An interactive Handy Dandy Notebook
- Adjustable levels of difficulty
- Birthdayland, an enchanting new world to explore
- NEW characters and places to discover
- 4 Blue Skidoo locations
- Hundreds of ever-changing clickable surprises
- Easy-to-use, in-depth Help File on each disc
Blue and her friends help you learn essential early
learning skills, including:
- Critical thinking and logical problem solving
- Deductive reasoning
- Spatial perception and relationships
- Sorting, classifying and matching
- Colors, shapes and patterns
- Sound discrimination
3 levels of difficulty that can be adjusted in 3
- Pre-set one difficulty level for ALL learning
- Pre-set separate difficulty levels for EACH learning
- Allow game to AUTOMATICALLY adjust difficulty level as
Windows - 100% Pentium compatible, P90 or higher,
Windows 95/98/Me/XP, 16MB RAM, 80MB HD available, 640x480, 256 color, sound
card, 4x CD-ROM.
Macintosh - PowerPC, 80MHz, System 7.1 or higher,
16MB RAM (8.3MB free), 80MB HD available, 640x480, 256 color, 4x CD-ROM.
Reviews by Rosemary Young (November, 1998)
"Its Blues birthday, of course, and Steve from
the TV Series is co-hosting the party. In the opening screen of this package,
for three to six year olds, he invites the player into the house where the
games begin. What does Blue want to do for her birthday? Well, she loves to
play games so, instead of indicating outright what she wants, she leaves clues
under her paw prints for you to gather up and guess."
"The clues themselves
big blue paw prints are hidden somewhere. Sometimes they are easy to
spot, but at other times another character might have a little errand for the
player to run before they are revealed. For instance, fetch the correct
coloured balloon for a paw print reward or, maybe, a coat hanger or a watering
can will do the trick. The problems are simple and easy to follow and there are
many items to click on for a bit of extra laughter."
"This ones an engaging adventure for younger children
and the idea of chasing after paw prints is novel and captivating. It has a
very simple point and click interface with excellent graphics and in-game hints
and advice for parents. Undoubtedly, it will thrill young Blues Clues
fans who are already familiar with the TV Series. For new friends of Blue,
however, Mum and Dad might need to lend a helping hand to get the ball rolling,
but Blue won't take long to win young hearts."
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