10 Educational Computer Games ’90s Kids Will Remember


“Hours of fun on one CD-ROM!”

1. Freddi Fish was one of your BFFs.

Freddi Fish was one of your BFFs.

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Humongous Entertainment

And you went on all kinds of adventures.

And you went on all kinds of adventures.

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Humongous Entertainment

2. ‘Zoombinis’ was serious business.

'Zoombinis' was serious business.

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The Learning Company

And this stage was always the hardest.

And this stage was always the hardest.

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The Learning Company

3. You remember Botley from Jump Start.

You remember Botley from Jump Start.

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Knowledge Adventure

And Polly Spark, his nemesis.

And Polly Spark, his nemesis.

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Knowledge Adventure

4. This was the game for the artist in you:

This was the game for the artist in you:

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Brøderbund Software, Inc.

And you didn’t care how terrible the design of this menu was.

And you didn't care how terrible the design of this menu was.

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Brøderbund Software, Inc.

5. You played Math Blaster.

You played Math Blaster.

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Davidson & Associates

Where goop had numbers attached to it.

Where goop had numbers attached to it.

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Davidson & Associates

6. Super Solvers was a thing.

Super Solvers was a thing.

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The Learning Company

And you don’t remember it looking THIS ’90s.

And you don't remember it looking THIS '90s.

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The Learning Company

7. This. All of this.

This. All of this.

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The Learning Company

With these guys.

With these guys.

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The Learning Company

And this sequel.

And this sequel.

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The Learning Company

8. You were subjected to this game.

You were subjected to this game.

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Knowledge Adventure

Which had a sports theme that was often more painful than actual exercise.

Which had a sports theme that was often more painful than actual exercise.

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Knowledge Adventure

9. You went under the sea with Treasure Cove.

You went under the sea with Treasure Cove.

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The Learning Company

In which ‘Goobies’ were an unsubtle metaphor.

In which 'Goobies' were an unsubtle metaphor.

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The Learning Company

And sharks were sometimes really hard to avoid.

And sharks were sometimes really hard to avoid.

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The Learning Company

10. And of course, this masterpiece.

And of course, this masterpiece.

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Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium

Where hunting was the most stress-free part.

Where hunting was the most stress-free part.

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Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium

And you learned that you could get dysentery or cholera at any moment.

And you learned that you could get dysentery or cholera at any moment.

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Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium

Thank you, ’90s computer game programmers. You fought the good fight.

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