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From the creators of the on-going Rockett’s Friendship Adventures series, this program is akin to a paint or print program, allowing girls to create unique printable characters and incorporate them into original comic strip adventures.
The main screen invites the user to explore three main activities: the "Yearbook", "Make a Friend", and "Make an Adventure". The Yearbook is a virtual Whistling Pines Junior High annual, including characters from Purple Moon’s many interactive titles. Each character has his or her own page with a picture, vital statistics (birthdate, likes and dislikes, friends) and a brief narrative. An internet link jumps girls to Purple Moon’s website to gather the latest scoop on these characters, whose lives change with typical frequency. New friends created in the Make a Friend section appear in the Yearbook automatically, making this the ultimate collection of adventurers.
Make a Friend invites the user to create her own virtual friends. Five bodies are available to begin the construction. Next a face, hairdo, and outfit must be selected. Each of these variables can be colored or decorated, utilizing a fairly broad array of colors and designs. When complete the new friend becomes available for use in adventure stories and receives a page in the Yearbook.
Make an Adventure is the activity in which creativity really begins to flow. A number of comic strip layouts are initially selected, providing the foundation for what will become a personalized adventure. Users choose the backgrounds, characters, props and captions used in each comic strip cell, and then manipulate them in interesting ways. They can be posed, rotated, flipped, diminished or enlarged, and speech bubbles can include any dialog desired. The end product is always fun, and often uproarious.
PC: Windows 95 or higher, 486DX/66MHz or faster CPU, 15 MB available hard drive space, 16 MB RAM, SVGA graphics, Double-speed or faster CD-ROM, 16-bit Windows-compatible sound card.return to top of page
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