||Snow White & The Seven
||(Win3.x/95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Mac) (Retail Box) (SNOWW&7DR)
Ages 4 and up
Multilingual: English and German
The Fairy Tale Game
... and then Snow White ate all of the ginger bread house. Err pardon?! What
a load of rubbish! Snow White was eaten by the big bad wolf or was she? Of
course not, the old witch fried her alive! Or did she? Oh dear, how did it all
Never mind, nothing goes according to plan here for Snow White, Little Red
Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, big bad wolves, wicked witches and evil
In this game children can bring each story
to its proper end. An enchanting game with educational elements
"Snow White and the Seven Hansels" aims not only to excite children's
curiosity about fairy tales but, through witty narrations, the player is also
encouraged to determine the course of each story.
tales retain their original structure but can be enlarged upon, resulting in
funny and sometimes absurd consequences.
players themselves decide the course of each story.
The continuous interaction allows the player to
experience the fairy tales in a way that fundamentally differs from reading a
book or watching a film.
stories can be played in German to aid foreign language learning.
Windows 3.x/95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP: 386, 8 MB RAM, SVGA graphics card,
sound card, 2x CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh: System 7.1, 8 MB RAM, 2x CD-ROM drive.
School Library Journal by Lisa K. Whitley, February 2000
"...In each story, students follow along
the original narrative structure, but along the way they are presented with
additional options which result in funny consequences. Should the hunter save
Little Red Riding Hood or should he take a coffee break?...This program is a
fun way of introducing the concept of fractured fairy tales, and encourages
youngsters to think beyond the traditional telling and invent a 'new'
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