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Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 2 (Windows)

Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 2 Windows The software is intended to be installed by parents for their children. It contains a warning message that's displayed at the start.

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Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 2 is the second in a series of edutainment titles. Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 1 was about outer space so naturally Volume 2 is aimed at inner space which, in this case, means underground on planet earth. The title aims to teach kids by slipping in a bit of information along with a dose of 'cool' stuff.

When loaded the CD installs it's own browser software which is then used to access its signpost based menus and ultimately the internet. The package contents are:
  • A Jokes page which reveals a month's worth of jokes one day at time. Jokes may be retold as often as required
  • A 'How To' page which shows how to make a model of the earth from a styrofoam ball
  • A kid's browser
  • The Upchucks: an animated cartoon like story
  • A games page that has the following 'Flash' games:
    • Guess : in this game the player has to guess the number the computer thought of. The number is randomly generated and is between 1 and 1000. The player enters their guess and the computer responds with 'Too High!' or 'Too Low!'.
    • Repeat: This is a turn based "Simon says" type of game in which the player must reproduce an increasing complex sound pattern by pressing a sequence of buttons via their mouse. The player's score increases the longer they play.
    • Slider: is a sliding block puzzle in which the player must correctly re-arrange tiles.
    • Table Tennis: is a Pong-like game where the object is to keep the ball in play as long as possible.
  • Tucked away on a secondary menu entitled 'Other Stuff' which includes 'Contact details' and 'Privacy Policy' are demo versions of:

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    Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 2 Windows Selecting 'Games' from the signpost menu brings the user here.
    Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 2 Windows Guess: A number has just been entered.
    Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 2 Windows The longer the sequence the player is able to copy the higher their score
    Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 2 Windows If the number entered is incorrect and is greater than the target number, this message is displayed. There's also a 'Too Low' message that's displayed if the number entered below the target number

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    piltdown_man (76199) added Too C.O.O.L.: Volume 2 (Windows) on Mar 06, 2012