Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (PC) Reviews
Description:Part of budget range of children's educational software, this title being a journey around the world disguised as a spy caper. It's also Mac compatible and supports Key Stages 2 & 3.
Newest Review: ... and simple when using third party software. It wasn't long before I was immersed within the game once again. In this game, ... more
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by - written on 11/12/09 (Very useful, 28 readings)
"Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego" is an puzzle video game. It was first released through a series of floppy diskettes in 1985 for the personal computer. I was not able to immediately find an age guidance rating but the topics covered in this title are educational and appear to be marketed directly towards children. It is dependent on the DOS platform for operation and is not fully compatible with modern Microsoft Windows builds. It can, however, be played through DOS emulation environments such as "DOSBox". I remember being given this video game as a gift from my parents. I regularly followed the American television show of the same ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/10/08 (Very useful, 36 readings)
This game has cult status in my home and trying to find educational games that are actually fun and what the children choose to play, is a bit of a rarity !! There are a few great educational CD roms that I would recommend and this is one of them, especially to help reinforce the learning of geography. Carmen Sandiego herself is a globe-trotting thief, learning all she knows from her days as an ACME detective agency operative. (She's kinf of like a female James Bond should he ever deflect from Mi5 !! ) And it's up to you to track her down and bring her to justice using different crime-scenarios with which to investigate and solve. As I said, the ... Read the complete review
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