Where in the World is Carmen
Brand New CD-Rom
Turn World Geography in a Thrilling
Expand your knowledge of world geography as you track villans' trails
through 50 beautifully painted, scrolling landscapes from around the
world, each rich with history, culture and music. Learn more about each
country and culture you visit through spoken clues from over 200
animated characters you'll meet along the way. Or take a guided tour
with one of the ACME Good Guides™ and collect clues for future cases.
Plus, the Multimedia Library is filled with essays, spectacular color
photos, and video clips from the National Geographic Society.
Get ready to travel the world, encounter exotic sights and sounds, meet
unusual people - and arrest them. Carmen Sandiego's international crime
ring is furiously filching world treasures ordinary thieves wouldn't
dare to tackle. Why do you think the Mona Lisa's smile is missing? And
you know Achilles' heel didn't just walk off by itself. We're counting
on you, Gumshoe. So...
Get on the case. Check in with the Chief, via ACME's Satellite
Network for the lowdown on the latest heist.
Start your worldwide chase. Use the travel map to plan your
pursuit. It's a non-stop game of cat and mouse as you take off to exotic
locations, hot on the trail of the crooks.
Interrogate informants. Gather evidence that identifies the
fleeing fugitives and their whereabouts.
Crack clues by the book. Use the World Geography Reference Book
(World Almanac) to decipher details of the looters' locations.
Go for the Warrant. When you think you've got the goods on the
bad guys, submit your evidence, make the collar, and go to court. But
beware. Your evidence must be airtight or your suspect will go free.
Smithsonian/Folkways music from around the world
Learn foreign language phrases
500 spoken foreign language clues
Appearances by "The Chief" from PBS
Multimedia Library with keyword search
Nearly twice as many Spectacular video & photos from National
more countries (60 in all)
900 new clues (3600 in all)
200 animated talking characters
Carmen Sandiego is a winner because whatever else the title is or
does, it's profoundly fun. The more fun it is, the theory goes, the
longer kids play. And the longer they play, the more they learn.
This is the essence of "stealth" education. What gets kids who play
Carmen Sandiego so excited and involved is the thrill of the
pursuit, not the facts they learn along the way. But the facts are
Includes CD in sleeve - instructions on CD.
- 20MHz 386 or faster required: 486 or faster recommended for Windows
95/98 or Me, 4MB RAM for Windows 3.1, 8MB RAM for Windows 95, 4 - 12 MB
hard disk space, CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor/display card (640x480, 256
colors), Windows compatible sound device, works with most popular
printers (monochrome and color) supported by Windows.
Macintosh - Macintosh and Power Macintosh, System 7.0.1 or higher, 20
MHz 68030 processor or faster, Power Macintosh, 4MB RAM with 2.5MB free,
1 - 12MB hard disk space, CD-ROM drive, 12 inch or larger color monitor,
256 colors, works with most popular Macintosh compatible printers
(monochrome and color