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Carmela, Oscar the balloonist's treasure chest, has gone missing. When he lands his balloon and finds her in the woods, she refuses to leave until he has solved all the puzzles. The forest and its animals come to life in each of the four seasons and you have to learn about their habits to complete the quest. Meet the badgers, ants, squirrels, bats, mice, snails and spiders and listen to their humorous dialogues.

The game is suited for children from four to ten and there are twelve games in total.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Oscar der Ballonfahrer und die Geheimnisse des Waldes" -- German title
  • "Oscar 1" -- Informal title
  • "De ballonvaarder Oscar en de geheimen van het bos" -- Dutch title

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Ouders Online Dec 23, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Title error...anybody here speak German? 1 DJP Mom (11110)
Jul 29, 2007


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vedder (20605) added Oscar the Balloonist and the Secrets of the Forest (Macintosh) on May 23, 2010
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (385438)