Mining the CD-ROM vaults
- The CD-ROM drive sales index. // EMedia Professional;Sep98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p15
Presents a graph depicting the worldwide unit shipments of CD-ROM and digital video disc-read only memory devices for the first quarter of 1998.
- Rewritable DVD dominates Comdex. // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;12/06/99, Vol. 14 Issue 28, p28
Features the CD-RW drives and digital video discs media products launched by different companies at the 1999 Comdex Internet Show affair in Las Vegas, Nevada. Includes Panasonic's KXL-RW 10A; Iomega's ZipCD SKU; Acer's Veritron Flat Panel PC.
- `Party' Time. // Entertainment Weekly;04/16/99, Issue 481, p67
Lists the top CD-ROMs and personal computer games in the United States as of April 1999.
- The Spoils of `Wars'. // Entertainment Weekly;07/09/99, Issue 493, p85
Presents a list of compact disc-ROMs (CD-ROM) for July 1999. Top 20 CD-ROM; Top five personal computer games; Top five console games.
- Out of the Money. // Entertainment Weekly;03/03/2000, Issue 528, p79
Presents a list of the top ten CD-ROM games for the week ending February 5, 2000.
- Let them eat cake. // Newsweek;5/5/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 18, p11
Describes features of the CD-ROM game, Versailles 1685, from Cryo Interactive. The faithful reproduction of Versailles as it existed at the time.
- Hitting it on the Nail. // Entertainment Weekly;12/04/98, Issue 461, p117
Presents data on the top-selling CD-ROMs, personal computer games, Macintosh games and reference compact discs in the United States in November 1998.
- Games people play on CD ROM. Goodwin, Michael // PCWorld;Dec1993, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p241
Presents computer games available on CD ROM. Multimedia edition of Loom, The Secret of Monkey Island and The Day of the Tentacle from LucasArts Entertainment; The Chessmaster 3000 Multimedia Pro from Software Toolworks; Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective from Icom Simulations; Prices; Contact...
- Installing tactics. Kushner, David // Entertainment Weekly;01/16/98, Issue 414, p77
Focuses on the difficulties of setting up a CD-ROM game, which often require computer adjustments. The example of Andy Roth, an entertainment agent from Brooklyn, New York; Incompatibility issues to resolve with patches or drivers; Telephone calls to technology support staff; The need for game...