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African American History
CD-ROM Games and Educational Software

 
 


None of the CD-ROM games are available at this time


This page features an assortment of CD-ROM games and educational software based on Black History & Culture.

  • Who Am I Black History Trivia is an interactive educational and entertainment game consisting of puzzles,  multiple choice questions, scramble questions and even features unique sound effects.
     
  • Roots: The Heritage Game! is an African-American trivia game that features over 1000 questions in six categories.
     
  • Black Quest is similar to tradition trivia based games except all the clues and themes are related to African American experiences, achievements and contributions.
     
  • The African American Inventions Series CD is an invaluable tool for all those interested in honoring the legacy of great African American inventors
     
  • Who Am I Music Trivia Game is computer game that tests the players knowledge of African American music. There are five categories, Jazz, R&B, Rap, Gospel, and Reggae.

 

None of the CD-ROM games are available at this time
 


 

Who Am I Black History 
Trivia Game (CD-ROM)

$19.99
 currently unavailable

Who Am I Black History Trivia Game is an interactive educational and entertainment game. Its FUN to watch, EXCITING to play and certain to keep you returning for more. It's ideal for children, families, and adults interested in testing their knowledge of 20th Century African American History and learning new and interesting facts about African American people and events. The game consists of puzzles,  multiple choice questions, scramble questions and even features unique sound effects.

System Requirements:
- Pentium  - 16 MB RAM - Win 95 or higher - 40MB disc space - 4x CD-ROM

More info on the Who Am I Black History Trivia Game

A single game consists of three (3) main rounds with two (2) interactive game questions (i.e. Crossword Games, Memory Games, Puzzles, etc.) between each main round. Each main round contains five (5) randomly selected multiple choice questions from five (5) categories (i.e. Sports, TV & Film, Science, Music and History). To answer a multiple choice question you can either use the keyboard by pressing the letter corresponding to your answer or the mouse to select your answer. The game is hosted and narrated by an original animated cartoon character called "Shorty".

Key features

Works on both PC & MAC computers

Includes Sound Effects, Interactive Puzzles & Games, Animated Characters and Multiple Choices Questions

Complete context sensitive help and uninstall option

Includes reference research sources and selected bibliographies

Covers African American people and events by category (i.e. Sports, TV & Film, Science, Music and History) with chronological timelines ranging from the 1800s to late 1990s

High Score Tracking- The players high score, name and play date is tracked and posted during each game session. The high score automatically resets after the 100th game session.



 

African American Inventions 
Interactive CD-ROM

$19.95
currently unavailable

The African American Inventions Series CD is an invaluable tool for all those interested in honoring the legacy of great African Americans and sharing it with the generations of today. 12 Historical inventions are brought to life through digital graphics on this high quality state of the art interactive CD.

Fully animated, color 3D with digital sound. Includes teaching aides, Fun & Games, and more! Easy to use .. Outstanding detail .. Animations from original patents.

Detailed illustrations and original patent drawings that were filed with the U.S. government. Biographies of each inventor and a list of over 300 Black inventors dating back to the early 1800's. 

Inventions highlighted include: Cabinet Bed, Electric Lamp, Fountain Pen, Gas Mask, Golf Tee, Ice-Cream Mold, Induction Telegraph, Lemon Squeezer, Mailbox, Traffic Signal, and more.

PC and MAC compatible.


 

Roots The Heritage Game


$39.95
currently unavailable


Roots: The Heritage Game! is an African-American trivia game that features over 1000 questions in six categories (History, Science, Arts & Literature, Sports, Entertainment, and Government) and three levels of difficulty.

Learn the history of the Griot and the significance of Africa's most revered tree, the Baobab. See your character come to life as you answer a question correctly. The game accommodates from one to six players and features multiple-choice trivia questions.  During game play, questions are randomly chosen from a large set of available trivia questions and wrong answers are selected from a pool of possible incorrect responses.  The result is that every game is different!

Roots: The Heritage Game also tracks player statistics, recording the number of questions answered correctly and incorrectly for each player, in each category, and at each difficulty level.  Players can review their statistics and see how they're doing, see which questions they've missed, and work on improving their performance by learning more African-American trivia.

Minimum System Requirements

- Microsoft Windows 98, ME, XP, 2000
- 300 Mhz Pentium II, 64 MD RAM
- Windows-compatible Sound Card
- CD-ROM, Keyboard & Mouse
- Video card capable of 16-bit high color mode
- 80 MB of available hard drive space


 



 


Black Quest -- The Griot
CD-ROM trivia game based on
African American History and Culture.
--- For IBM Compatible PC's --- 

$29.99
currently unavailable

Black Quest is similar to tradition trivia based games except all the clues and themes are related to African American experiences, achievements and contributions. The themes include slavery, the Revolutionary War and Civil War's, Reconstruction Era, Civil Rights Movement, inventions, art, entertainment, sports, and more. Black Quest consists of over 1,200 entries in multiple choice and true/false format

Also, integrated into the Black Quest learning experience is an on-going photo gallery of African-American images that appear throughout the game.

griot ... a storyteller in Western Africa that passes historical information about a village or family from generation to generation

 


 


$19.95
currently unavailable

Who Am I Music Trivia Game is an interactive educational and entertainment computer game that tests the players knowledge of African American music. There are five categories, Jazz, R&B, Rap, Gospel, and Reggae.

The game consists of puzzles,  multiple choice questions, scramble questions and even features unique sound effects.

System Requirements:
- Pentium  - 16 MB RAM - Win 95 or higher - 40MB disc space - 4x CD-ROM



 

African American Innovators in History


African American Innovators in History

This CD-ROM highlights the contributions of over 450+ individuals from the past to the present. Research individuals in different careers or try your knowledge in the Quiz Bowl. It also has information on college scholarships and detailed info on all the black colleges and universities. Below are some of the many features:

- Biographical Information on over 450+ African Americans. 
- Scholarship Information for African American Students. 
- List of Black Colleges and Universities. 
- Info on 100 Inventions Created by African Americans. 
- Quiz Wiz - Random Questions with Top 10 Scores. 
- A Calendar of History Dates. 
- Picture Library. 
- Resource File for Additional Books and Information. 
- Easy to Use and Print Information. 

System requirements: Windows 95 or higher, 6x CD-ROM

$29.95
currently unavailable


 

$49.95
for the software plus the teachers guide
currently unavailable



 



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